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" Known to be immensely rich, destitute of issue, and unmarried, he formed a mark at which every necessitous man or woman throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact that, when he lay dying in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets... "
The Living Age ... - Page 16
by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1884
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Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time, Volume 2

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1836
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...they remained, the seals unbroken, till he expired. Throughout his whole life he had been a votary, but not a dupe to women. Nor was he incapable of forming...
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Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time, Volume 2

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1836
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...they remained, the seals unbroken, till he expired. Throughout his whole life he had been a votary, but not a dupe to women. Nor was he incapable of forming...
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Posthumous memoirs of his own time by sir N.W. Wraxall

sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (1st bart.) - 1836
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...his extenuated state to open, or to peruse them, he VOL. II. M ordered them, as they arrived, to be laid on his bed, where they remained, the seals unbroken,...
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Posthumous memoirs of his own time

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1836 - 568 pages
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...virtue. Unable from his extenuated state to open, or peruse them, he ordered them, as they arrived, to be laid on his bed, where they remained, the seals...
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Peerage for the People

William Carpenter - Great Britain - 1837 - 804 pages
...Nathaniel Wraxnll, upon whose authority we state this fact, also avers, that while his Grace lay dying, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the number of at least seventy, mostly from females of every description, from Duchesses downwards. Unable, from his exhausted state, to open,...
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George Selwyn and his contemporaries: with memoirs and notes

John Heneage Jesse - 1843
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying, in December 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...they remained, the seals unbroken, till he expired. " Many fabulous stories were circulated and believed respecting him ; as, among others, that he wore...
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Posthumous memoirs of his own time

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1845 - 419 pages
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December, 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the number of at least seventy ; moslly, indeed, addressed to him by females of every description, and of every rank, from duchesses...
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Memoirs of Horace Walpole and His Contemporaries: Including ..., Volume 2

Eliot Warburton - 1851
...throughout the metropolis directed their aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December, 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...bed, where they remained, the seals unbroken till he expired."f If there is a feature in society more repulsive than another, it is the homage which all...
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The Eclectic Review

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1851
...throughout the metropolis directed his aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December, 1810, his bed was covered with billets and letters to the...to ladies of the easiest virtue. Unable, from his attenuated state, to open or to peruse them, he ordered them, as they arrived, to be laid on his bed,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1851
...throughout the metropolis directed his aim. It is a fact, that when he lay dying in December, 1810, his hed was covered with billets and letters to the number...to ladies of the easiest virtue. Unable, from his attenuated state, to open or to peruse them, he ordered them, as they arrived, to be laid on his bed,...
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