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" That respectable body, of which I have the honour of being a member, affords every evening a sight truly English. Twenty or thirty, perhaps, of the first men in the kingdom in point of fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin,... "
Club Makers and Club Members - Page 81
by Thomas Hay Sweet Escott - 1914 - 352 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...fashion and fortune, slipping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a Sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present, we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bedchamber ; who, having jumped into...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...fashion and fortune, supping at littla tables covered with a napkin, in the middleof a coffee-room, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present, we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bedchamber; who, havingjumped into the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bed-chamber, who, having jumped into...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bed-chamber, who, having jumped into...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1837 - 848 pages
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffee-room, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present, we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bedchamber ; who, having jumped into...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors, and lords of the bed-chamber ; who, having jumped into...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors, and lords of the bed-chamber ; who, having jumped into...
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Correspondence, ed. by [W.S. Taylor and J.H. Pringle] the ..., Volume 2

William Pitt (1st earl of Chatham.) - 1838
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffeeroom, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors, and lords of the bed-chamber ; who, having jumped into...
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1839 - 735 pages
...fortune and fashion, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, In the middle of a rntU't'-ronin, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bed-chamber ; who, having jumped Into...
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The life of Edward Gibbon, esq: with selections from his correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...fashion and fortune, supping at little tables covered with a napkin, in the middle of a coffee-room, upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich, and drinking a glass of punch. At present, we are full of king's counsellors and lords of the bed-chamber ; who, having jumped into...
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