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" I passed them agreeably, and in good company; and my appointments, with my frugality, had made me reach a fortune, which I called independent, though most of my friends were inclined to smile when I said so; in short, I was now master of near a thousand... "
Life and correspondence of David Hume - Page 240
by John Hill Burton - 1846
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...frugality, had made me reach a fortune, which I called independent, though most of my friends were inelined to smile when I said so: In short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I HAD always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the Treatise of Human Nature,...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1819
...but ended in an incursion on the coast of France. Next year, to wit, 1747, 1 received an invitation from the general to attend him in the same station...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the Treatise of Human Nature,...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume, Tobias George Smollett - Great Britain - 1825
...but ended in an incursion on the coast of France. Next year, to wit, 1747, I received an invitation from the general to attend him in the same station...when I said so : in short, I was now master of near 1000/. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the Treatise of Human...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...but ended in an incursion on the coast of France. Next year, to wit, 1747t I received an invitation from the General to attend him in the same station...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the Treatise of Human Nature,...
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Lives of Eminent and Illustrious Englishmen

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1836
...station in his military embassy to the courts of Vienna and Turin. I then wore the uniform of an oHicer, and was introduced at these courts as aid-de-camp...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the ' Treatise of Human Nature,'...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1837
...agreeably, and in good company; and my appointments, with my frugality, had made me reach a fortune, whieh I called independent, though most of my friends were...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the ' Treatise of Human Nature,'...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1841
...and Turin. I then wore the uniform of an officer, and was introduced at these courts as aide-decamp to the general, along with Sir Harry Erskine and Captain...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds. I had always entertained a notion, that my want of success in publishing the Treatise of Human Nature,...
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Letters of David Hume and Extracts from Letters Referring to Him

David Hume - Philosophers - 1841 - 80 pages
...General St. Clair in 1747, about a year after he had left Weldehall, he says, in his autobiography, ' My appointments, with my frugality, had made me reach...smile when I said so ; in short, I was now master of 3G1000.' And so rapidly did he, by means of the strictest economy, accumulate money, that in 1769,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 8

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...John Sinclair was, that after two years he found himself possessed of a fortune, " which," says he, " I called independent, though most of my friends were...short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds." On his return from Italy, he re-published parts of his old " Treatise of Human Nature " in some new...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in the time of George iii

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - Biography & Autobiography - 1845
...frugality had made me reach a fortune which I called independent, though most of my friends were incited to smile when I said so ; in short, I was now master of near a thousand pounds." While he was at Turin, his ' Inquiry concerning th Human Understanding' was published in London....
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