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" I went over to France, with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat; and I there laid that plan of life, which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency of fortune, to maintain... "
A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen - Page 104
by Thomas Thomson - 1854
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1851
...a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat ; and I there laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature. During my retreat in France, first at Rheims, but chiefly at La Pleche, in Anjou, I composed my Treatise...
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A history of England in the lives of Englishmen, Volume 6

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...view of prosecuting my studies in a coun • try retreat; and I there laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature. During my retreat in France, first atRheims, but chiefly at La Fleche, in Anjou, I composed my ' Treatise...
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Footprints of famous men: designed as incitements to intellectual industry

John George Edgar - Biography - 1854 - 369 pages
...retirement. " I there," he writes, " laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully^pursued. I resolved to make a very rigid frugality supply my...except the improvement of my talents in literature." Having formed this wise and prudent determination, he removed to La Fleche, in Anjou, where he prepared...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat, and I then laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature.'' In 173S he published his "Treatise of Human Nature," a metaphysical work, which met with a very indifferent...
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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM The Invasion of Julius Caesar TO THE ABDICATION ...

DAVID HUME, ESQ. - 1856
...a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat ,* and I there laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature. During my retreat in France, first at Rheims, but chiefly at La Fleche, in Anjou, I composed my Treatise...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - World history - 1856 - 12 pages
...France, and laid down a plan of life which he steadily and successfully pursued. 'I resolved,' he says, 'to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency...except the improvement of my talents in literature.' After a stay of three years abroad he returned to England, and, in 1738, published his Treatise of...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...and laid down a plan of life which he steadily and successfully pursued. żI resolved,' he says, 6to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency of...except the improvement of my talents in literature.' After a stay of three years abroad he returned to England, and, in 1738, published his Treatise of...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat, and I then laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature." In 1738 he published his "Treatise of Human Nature," a metaphysical work, which met with a very indifferent...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat, and I then laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...contemptible except the improvement of my talents in literature.'1 In 1738 he published his "Treatise of Human Nature," a metaphysical work, which met with...
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Lives of great and celebrated characters of all ages and countries ...

1860 - 767 pages
...and laid down a plan of life which he steadily and successfully pursued. " I resolved," he says, " to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency...except the improvement of my talents in literature." After a stay of three years abroad, he returned to England ; and, in 1738, published his Treatise of...
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