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" Sage left the metropolis of taste, literature, and gaiety, with considerable regret. He did not enjoy his retirement long, being cut off by a severe illness, Nov. 17, 1747, in his eightieth year. He was interred at Boulogne, with the following epitaph... "
The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ... - Page 36
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...I wish every man of letters could apply to himself the concluding lines of the epitaph of Le Sage: Sous ce tombeau git LE SAGE abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune ; S'il ne fut pas ami de la fortune, II fut toujours ami de la vertu. Beneath this tomb LE SAGE has found repose,...
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Oeuvres choisies de le Sage, Volume 1

Alain René Le Sage - French drama - 1810
...de son décès. On lui fitl'épitaphe suivante, que je rapporte faute d'autre : Sous ce tombeau gît LE SAGE abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune : S'il ne fut pas ami de la fortune, 11 fut toujours ami de la .vertu. Le lecteur trouvera dans la lettre suivante...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 27

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...cathedral of which one of his sons held a canonry: and although of an advanced age, Le Sage left the metropolis of taste, literature, and gaiety, with...abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune : S'il ne fut pas ami de la Fortune, II fut toujoura ami de la Vertu." His character is said to have been truly...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1816
...men of genius, but he very gravely replaced it, when he found that they were of an inferior stamp. taste, literature, and gaiety, with considerable regret....abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune : S'il ne fut pas ami de la Fortune, II fut toujours ami de la Vertu." His character is said to have been truly...
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Recherches sur la Bretagne

Jean Baptiste F. Delaporte - 1819
...chanoine à Boulogne ; il y mourut en 1747. On fit pour lui Pépitaphe suivante : Sous ce tombeau, gît Le Sage, abattu Par le ciseau de la parque importune ; S'il ne fut pas ami de la fortune , II fut touiours ami de la vertu. NICOLAS TRAVERS. Nicolas Travers naquit...
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The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, Volumes 1-3

Alain René Le Sage - 1820
...cathedral of which one of his sons held a canonry : and although of an advanced age, Le Sage left the metropolis of taste, literature, and gaiety, with...long, being cut off by a severe illness, Nov. 17, I747, in his eightieth year. He was interred at Boulogne, with the following epitaph : Sous ce tombeau...
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The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, Volume 1

Alain René Le Sage - 1824
...advanced age, Le Sage left the metropolis of taste, literature, and gaiety, with considerable regret. Ke did not enjoy his retirement long, being cut off by...Sage, abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune : J. S'il ne fut pas ami de la Fortune, < • II fut toujours ami de la Vertu. His character is said...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...wish, however, that every man of letters could apply to himself the epitaph of this delightful writer : Sous ce tombeau git LE SAGE abattu Par le ciseau de la Parque importune ; S Ml ne fnt pas ami de la fortune, II fut toujours ami de la vertu. Many years after this article...
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Lives of the novelists

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
...inquiries, which could only be satisfied by the inconvenient medium of his hearingtrumpet. ' Sous ce tombeau Le Sage abattu, Par le ciseau de la Parque importune. S'il ne fut pas ami de la Fortune, II fut toujours ami de la Vertu. Le Sage, that — differing in that particular...
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The Adventures of Gil Blas, Volumes 1-3

Alain René Le Sage - French fiction - 1831
...cathedral of which one of his sons held a canonry : and although of an advanced age, Le Sage left the metropolis of taste, literature, and gaiety, with...following epitaph : Sous ce tombeau git Le Sage, abattu Far le ciseau de la Parque importune : S'il ne fut pas ami de la Fortune, H fut toujours ami de la...
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