Memoirs of a traveller, now in retirement, Volume 1

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R. Phillips, 1806
 

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Julius Caesar
11
New Maxims
12
Natural Liberty does not exist ib 12 Definition of Chance
14
Maxim of Marcus Aurelius
15
Spinosism
16
Accusation of Obstinacy frequently unjust ib 18 Beautiful Stanza of Le Franc de Pompignan
17
Origin of Evil 1
20
Why we cannot comprehend the Mind
21
Italian Language
22
Drunken Valet
26
Anecdote relative to the Maison Quarrce at Nimes
33
Posterity of Charlemagne
40
No Page 52 BonMot relative to Cardinal de Rohan
47
Quantity of Corn necessary to support a
48
Letter from the Marquis de Gironde to the King
49
Distinction between Orgueil and Fierte
50
Another made by the Prince de Conti to Diderot
51
Repartee of Cardinal de Luynes to Louis XV
53
Unfeelingness of Louis XV to M de Hautefort ib 61 The Pretender in London
54
Error of Mr Brydone 5 5
55
Shocking Confinement of a Fiiar
56
A Blow given and how returned
57
Another Blow
58
Island of Ithaca
59
Anecdote of the Prince of Piedmont
61
Another ib 69 Sprightly Repartee of a Child to a Bishop
62
Mr Pitt and Mr Fox
63
Humorous Anecdote of Lady Berkeley
64
Singular Anecdote of Zamperini
66
Unfortunate and affecting Instance of Love
67
Comparison of English and French Coins
70
Weight of the National Debt of England in Ten Pound Bank Notes
71
Curious Effect of Compound Interest
72
Definition of La Morgue 7 8
73
Answer of M DAguesseau to his Son
74
Extraordinary Occurrence at Pisa
75
Humorous Scruples of a Curate
78
Sects
79
SS State of the Arts and Sciences in Italy
80
No Page jg2 Of the Great 345
81
Arrangement of a Cabinet of Natural History
87
Two Letters from Voltaire relative to Myself 03
93
BonMot of the Chevalier Gatti
100
Lord Lansdownes Answer to the Abbe Moiellet
101
Friendship
102
Esteem in Love
103
Maxim of Marcus Aurelius
104
Presumption
105
Singular Remark of Mr Whitfield ib 104 Beautiful Distich by Amalteo 10
106
ion BonMot of M de Gouvemet fb 107 Prompt Repartee of a Swede
107
No Page log Taste
110
no The Graces ib 111 Alexander and Cesar
111
Distinction between the Heart and the Soul
113
Gallantry of a Financier
114
Accident which happened to M de Calonne
115
lis Fine Argument of Maupertius ib lia Anecdote of Mr Pitt
116
Portrait of Charles I suitable to Louis XVI
117
Escape of Louis XVI
121
Naivete of an Irishman
127
Fine Trait of Madame du Barry ib 121 Silver Cistern at Burleigh
129
Unhappy Adventure of an Old Man
130
Proof of the Existence of God afrkrl
146
Definition of God
149
13 Of Space
154
No Paga 137 Inexplicaple Mystery of the Trinity
155
30
159
Qualities 100
160
Vital Principle lost by Motion
161
Salvation of the Gentiles
162
Of Apparitions
163
Proofs of the Truth of the Christian Religion
166
Other Proofs
172
Trogus Pompeus respecting Joseph
174
Marriage of the first Preachers of the Gospel c
176
Temptations of Paul
179
To covet a Woman is Adultery
180
Locality of Hell and Duration of its Torments
182
Of Demons their State and Dwelling
185
Anecdote of Pichler
186
Ethics of Aristotle
190
Does such a Quality as Reason exist?
191
Of the Generation of the World according to Ficinus
192
Of Persons who have sweat Blood
195
31
196
Definition of Matter by Newton
199
Chain of Beings
201
Metals defined
202
Of Westminster Bridge
203
The Necessity for Subordination exemplified
204
The Heart capable of admitting of coexist ing yet vehement Passions
205
Anecdote of Baion van Swieten
206
No Page 165 Abbe de Choisy 20s ic Cardinal du Perron and Cardinal Richelieu
210
Kings of France of Age at 13 Years old
211
The Dilemma of Protagoras
212
Trinity of Plato
213
Adventure at Turin 514
214
Theodore Beza
216
Definition of Space ib 174 Ridiculous Custom
217
17s Of the Miracles
218
Existence of the Attributes of God
219
Injustice of Voltaire towards Plato
221
Unhappy End of an Irish Bishop
224
Axiom and Maxim
225
Saying of Bussy
226
Materiality of the Souls of Beasts mentioned in Scripture
227
Louis XVI 2S 186 Chrysippus and Cicero respecting the Souls of Beasts and Idiots
235
36
236
The Marchioness de Merteuil
237
Anecdote
244
Of Politics
245
BonMot of Doctor Johnson
251
Twenty good Acquaintances are the Change for a Friend
252
Prince Alexis Son of Peter I
254
Jocelyn 358
258
Count deViry S60 200 London
265
The reformed Robber
266
Portrait of Philantos
267
Anecdote of Four Piedmontese Grenadiers
269
Curious Adventure attributed to a dead Body
272
A ridiculous Duel 37 S 207 Another ridiculous Duel
276
Anecdote of Lord Evelyn Stuart
277

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Pagina 182 - when we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord; but when we are absent from the body, we are present with the Lord:
Pagina 118 - ... insecurity to the public, that flowed from such his indulgence. And then he restrained himself from pardoning either murders or highway robberies, and quickly discerned the fruits of his severity by a wonderful reformation of those enormities.
Pagina 149 - This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called Lord God...
Pagina 120 - ... himself. This made him more irresolute than the conjuncture of his affairs would admit ; if he had been of a rougher and more imperious nature he would have found more respect and duty. And his not applying some severe cures to approaching evils proceeded from the lenity of his nature, and the tenderness of his conscience, which, in all cases of blood, made him choose the softer way, and not hearken to severe counsels, how reasonably soever urged.
Pagina 120 - To conclude, he was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend, the best husband, the best father, and the best Christian, that the age in which he lived produced.
Pagina 118 - But it will not be unnecessary to add a short character of his person, that posterity may know the inestimable loss which the nation then underwent, in being deprived of a prince, whose example would have had a greater influence upon the manners and piety of the nation, than the most strict laws can have.
Pagina 119 - ... too long in giving, which made those to whom he gave less sensible of the benefit. He kept state to the full, which made his Court very orderly, no man presuming to be seen in a place where he had no pretence to, be.
Pagina 239 - I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob ; now God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Pagina 121 - And if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice.
Pagina 23 - Des flatteurs , des valets , des plaisants détestables, Des jeunes gens d'un ton, d'une stupidité!.. Des femmes d'un caprice, et d'une fausseté!.. Des prétendus esprits souffrir la suffisance , Et la grosse...

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