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" If I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will, you shall receive my poor carcase in a box after I am dead to be placed among your rarities. I am already so dry and emaciated that I may pass for an Egyptian mummy without any other preparation than... "
The Dictionary of National Biography - Page 184
by Sir Sidney Lee - 1898
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The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D.: The life of Smollett. The ...

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - 1820
...JOHN HUNTER, ESQ. Leghorn, January 9, 1771. ITH respect to myself, I have nothing to say, but that if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will,...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen ; unless you think 1 may deserve the denomination of a curiosity in my own character, I mean that of...
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The Village of Palaces: Or, Chronicles of Chelsea, Volume 2

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - Chelsea (London, England) - 1880
...wrote four volumes of his Continuation of Hume's " History of England" in fourteen mouths. 'VOL. II. Q my wife to execute my last will, you shall receive my poor carcass in a box, after I am dead, to be placed among your rarities. I am already so dry and emaciated...
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The Village of Palaces: Or, Chronicles of Chelsea, Volume 2

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - Chelsea (London, England) - 1880
...wrote four volumes of his Continuation of Hume's " History of England" in fourteen months. VOL. H. y my wife to execute my last will, you shall receive my poor carcass in a box, after I am dead, to be placed among your rarities. I am already so dry and emaciated...
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Life of Tobias George Smollett

David Hannay, John Parker Anderson - Novelists, Scottish - 1887 - 163 pages
...friend and countryman the famous John Hunter, "With respect to myself I have nothing to say but that, if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will,...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen." There is some doubt as to the exact date of his death, but it must have happened sometime in September...
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Life of Tobias George Smollett

David Hannay, John Parker Anderson - Novelists, Scottish - 1887 - 163 pages
...friend and countryman the famous John Hunter, " With respect to myself I have nothing to say but that, if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen." There is some doubt as to the exact date of his death, but it must have happened sometime in September...
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Life of Tobias George Smollett

David Hannay, John Parker Anderson - Novelists, Scottish - 1887 - 163 pages
...friend and countryman the famous John Hunter, " With respect to myself -I have nothing to say but that, if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will,...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen." There is some doubt as to the exact date of his death, but it must have happened sometime in September...
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The Works of Tobias Smollett, Volume 1

Tobias George Smollett - France - 1899
...was ever **** > if/- he writes to John Hunter (Leghorn. January 9, 1771), " I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will, you shall receive my poor carcase in a box ... to be placed among your rarities. I am already so dry and emaciated that I may pass for an Egyptian...
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Italian Influences

Eugene Schuyler - Italy - 1901 - 433 pages
...wrote to his friend, the famous John Hunter: " With respect to myself I have nothing to say but that, if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will,...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen." During the early part of January in that year there had been severe shocks of earthquake at Leghorn,...
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Italian Influences

Eugene Schuyler - Italy - 1901 - 433 pages
...wrote to his friend, the famous John Hunter: " With respect to myself I have nothing to say but that, if I can prevail upon my wife to execute my last will,...other preparation than some pitch and painted linen." During the early part of January in that year there had been severe shocks of earthquake at Leghorn,...
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Scottish men of letters in the eighteenth century, Volume 3

Henry Grey Graham - Literary Criticism - 1901 - 441 pages
...strength was gone, and life was ebbing fast away. " I am already so dry and emaciated that I might pass for an Egyptian mummy, without any other preparation than some pitch and painted linen," 1 he wrote to his friend John Hunter, the anatomist, with sad drollery. It was on 16th September 1771...
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