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" I returned to Edinburgh in 1769 very opulent (for I possessed a revenue of 1000/. a year), healthy, and though somewhat stricken in years, with the prospect of enjoying long my ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation. "
The Dictionary of national biography - Page 223
by Stephen (Sir Leslie), Robert Blake, Christine Stephanie Nicholls - 1908
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...from declining. . I returned to Edinburgh in 1769, very opulent (for I possessed a revenue of 1000 a year), healthy and though somewhat stricken in years,...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation." . One of the most remarkable transactions in Mr. Hume's life, was his dispute with Rousseau, in...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...from declining. I returned to Edinburgh in 1769, very opulent (for I possessed a revenue of 1000/. a year) healthy, and though somewhat stricken in years,...prospect of enjoying long my ease, and of seeing the inerease of my reputation. IN spring 1775 I was struck with a disorder in my bowels, which at first...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...He returned to Edinburgh in 1769, " very opulent," he says, " for he possessed a revenue of lOOOl. a year, healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in years, with the prospect of enjoying long his ease." In the spring of 1775, he was struck with a disorder in his bowels ; which, though it gave...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 18

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...decline. He returned to Edinburgh in 1769, "very opulent," he says, " for he possessed a revenue of looo/. a year, healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in years, with the prospect of enjoying long his ease." In the spring of 1775, he was struck with a disorder in his bowels ; which, though it gave...
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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
...me from declining. I returned to Edinburgh in 1769 very opulent (for I possessed a revenue of 1000/. a year), healthy, and though somewhat stricken in...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation. In spring 1775 I was struck with a disorder in my bowels, which at first gave me no alarm, but has...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...from declining. I returned to Edinburgh in 1769, very opulent (for I possessed a revenue of 1000/. a year), healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation. In spring 1775, 1 was struck with a disorder in my bowels, which at first gave me no alarm, but has...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - History - 1846
...rising New Town ; "very opulent,"he says in his Life," (for I possessed a revenue of 1000 a-year) healthy, and though somewhat stricken in years, with...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation." And all this, and more, was realized. In vain Madame de Boufflers beckoned him to Paris. He walked...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1841
...from declining. I returned to Edinburgh in 1769, very opulent, (for I possessed a revenue of 1000 a year,) healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in...with the prospect of enjoying long my ease, and of seeiug the increase of my reputation. In spring, 1775, I was struck with a disorder in my bowels, which...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 8

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...he returned to Edinburgh, " very opulent," he says, " for I possessed a revenue of .1000 a-year, healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in years, with...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation." His friends in France did what they could to make him live there. He, however, returned to his old...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 8

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...he returned to Edinburgh, " very opulent," he says, " for I possessed a revenue of .1000 a-year, healthy, and, though somewhat stricken in years, with...ease, and of seeing the increase of my reputation." His friends in France did what they could to make him live there. He, however, returned to his old...
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