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" Pearce, a very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument ; that at first he had objected, but was wrought upon by being told that hight... "
Proceedings - Page 613
by Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1866
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Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century: comprizing biographical ...

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - Literary Criticism - 1812
...it' they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. 1 will give you one instance that will sum up the vanity...learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylnier de Valence, earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument ; that...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - English literature - 1812
...I .heard lately that Dr. Pearce, a very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, a very great personage,...objected ; but was wrought upon by being told that hight A}lmer was a Knight Templar, a very wicked set of people, as his Lordship had heard, though he knew...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - Authors, English - 1812
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...men, and buildings altogether. I heard lately that Or. Pearce, a very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke,...
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Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Now ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1820
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument ; that...
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The table book: or, Daily recreation and information concerning remarkable ...

William Hone - History - 1827 - 870 pages
...1761. 1 heard lately, that Dr. - , very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, a very great personage,...monument ; that at first he had objected, but was wiought upon by being told that hight Aylmer was a knight templar, a very wicked set of people as his...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole, George Montagu - 1837
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...buildings altogether. I heard lately, that Dr. Pearce, 2 a very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, a...
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and others ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...and buildings altogether. I heard lately, that Dr. Pearce,5 a very learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, earl of Pembroke,...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument ; that...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument ; that...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...if they had not the substantial use of amusing me while I live, they would be worth little indeed. I will give you one instance that will sum up the...learned personage, had consented to let the tomb of Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, a very great personage, be removed for Wolfe's monument; that...
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