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" Elwes knew almost nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — he was obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trust much to memory — to the suggestions of other people still more. "
Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 98
by Eccentric biography - 1801
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The Life of the Late John Elwes, Esquire: Member in Three Successive ...

Edward Topham - 1791 - 111 pages
...ocean, forbade, perhaps, this monftrous inundation of property : and as Mr. Elwes knew almoft nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — he was obliged, in the difpofal of his money, to truft much to memory — to the fuggeftions of other people ftill more. Hence...
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The Life of the Late John Elwes: Esquire; Member in Three Successive ...

Edward Topham - 1791 - 111 pages
...ocean, forbade, perhaps, this monfirous inundation of property : and as Mr. Elwes knew almoft nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — he was obliged, in the difpofal of his money, to truft much to memory — to the fuggeftions of other people ftill more. Hence...
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The remarkable life of John Elwes esq. [Followed by] Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Topham, John Elwes - 1802
...which he was in pofleflkm, riches rolled in upon him like a torrent. But as he knew almoft nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing, he was obliged, in the difpoial of his money, to truft much to memory ¡ to the fuggeftions of other people ¡till more; hence...
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The New Wonderful Museum, and Extraordinary Magazine: Being a Complete ...

William Granger, James Caulfield - Curiosities and wonders - 1804
...Pfha !" returned the father, " you are a blockhead ! never part with your blood !" Mr. Elwes knew very little of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — he was therefore obliged, in the difpofal of his money, to truft much to memory— to the fuggeftions of other...
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Kirby's Wonderful and Scientific Museum: Or, Magazine of ..., Volume 3

R. S. Kirby - Characters and characteristics - 1805
...which he was possessed, riches rolled in upon him like a torrent; but as he knew scarcely any thing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing,...obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trust much to memory, and still more to the suggestions of others. Every person who had a want or a scheme, with...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1790
...ocean, forbade, perhaps this m nltr-'Us inundation of property : ar.d as Mr. Elwes knew almolt i.othing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — he was obliged, in the difpof.il of his morey, to truft much to memory — to rtie fugg' ftions of otilcr people ftill more....
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The Lives and Portraits of Remarkable Characters, Drawn from the Most ...

James Caulfield - Eccentrics and eccentricities - 1819
...ocean, forbade, perhaps, this monstrous inundation of property; and as Mr. Elwes knew almost nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing,...obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trust much to memory; to the suggestions of other people still more. Hence, every person, who had a want or a scheme,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1825
...ocean, forbade, perhaps, this monstrous inundation of property : and as Mr. Elwes knew almost nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing...obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trust much to memory — to the suggestions of other people still more. Hence every person who had a want or a scheme...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1825
...ocean, forbade^ perhaps, this monstrous inundation of property : and as Mr. Elwes knew almost nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing...— he was obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trustmuch to memory — to the suggestions of other people still more. Hence every person who had a...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1825
...and as Mr. Elwes knew almost nothing of accounts, and never reduced his affairs to writing — lie was obliged, in the disposal of his money, to trust much to memory — to the suggestions of other people still more. Hence every person who had a want or a scheme...
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