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Books Books 11 - 20 of 36 on Paris ; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year ? Was it....
" Paris ; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year ? Was it his birth ? No, a Dutch gentleman only. Was it his estate ? No, he had none. Was it his learning, his parts, his political abilities and application ? You can answer these... "
the monthly journal - Page 30
by several hands - 1774
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Works, including his Letters to his Son, &c: To which is prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of) - 1853 - 647 pages
...and me, (for this example must go no farther,) what do you think made our friend, Lord A * * * *e, Colonel of a regiment of guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and Amhassador to Paris; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a-year ? Was...
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The Life of Major-General James Wolfe: Founded on Original Documents and ...

Robert Wright - Canada - 1864 - 626 pages
...appropriately quoted here : — " Between you ami me, what do you think made our friend Lord Albemarle Colonel of a regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and Ambassador to Paris ; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year? Was...
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Essays in Mosaic

Thomas Ballantyne - Quotations - 1870 - 210 pages
...the persons whom he painted sat to music. HAZLITT. WHAT do you think made our friend Lord Albemarle, colonel of a regiment of guards, governor of Virginia, groom of the stole, and ambassador to Paris — amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand a year ? Was it...
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Letters written by lord Chesterfield to his son, ed. with notes ..., Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1872
...and me (for this example must go no farther) what do you think made our friend, Lord A ° ° * ° e, Colonel of a regiment of guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and Embassador to Paris ; amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year ?...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

English literature - 1876
...Between yon and me (for this must go no further) what do you think has made our friend Lord Albemarle Colonel of a regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and ambassador to Paris — amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds ayear?...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

English literature - 1876
...Between you and me (for this must go no further) what do you think has made our friend Lord Albemarle Colonel of a regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and ambassador to Paris — Palis — amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds...
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Montcalm and Wolfe, Volume 1

Francis Parkman - United States - 1884
...encourage his son in the pursuit of the graces : " What do you think made our friend Lord Albemarle colonel of a regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and ambassador to Paris, — amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year...
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France and England in North America

Francisc Parkman - 1884
...encourage his son in the pursuit of the graces : " What do you think made our friend Lord Albemarle colonel of a regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and ambassador to Paris, — amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year...
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The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession ..., Volume 1

James Edmund Doyle - England - 1886
...appelle un galant homme.' — JJ MARMONTEL, Mémoires, p. 161. ' What made our friend Lord Albemarle Colonel of a Regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, & Embassador at Paris ? ... It was his air, his address, his manners, & his graces.'— LORD...
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Lord Chesterfield's Worldly Wisdom: Selections from His Letters and Characters

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1891 - 234 pages
...prize that may fall to the lot of the successful courtier was shown in the career of Lord Albemarle, 'Colonel of a Regiment of Guards, Governor of Virginia, Groom of the Stole, and Ambassador to Paris, amounting in all to sixteen or seventeen thousand pounds a year. Was...
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