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" I shall exult and triumph to you a little that I have now at last — being turned of forty, to my own honour, to that of learning, and to that of the present age — arrived at the dignity of being a householder. *' About seven months ago, I got a house... "
Cassell's Old and New Edinburgh: Its History, Its People, and Its Places
by James Grant - 1880
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Lives of Men of Letters & Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Authors, English - 1845 - 516 pages
...yourself. I shall exult and triumph to you a little that I have now at last, being turned of forty, to my honour, to that of learning, and to that of the present...completed a regular family, consisting of a head, tiz. myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps me...
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Lives of Men of Letters & Science who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Authors - 1845
...yourself. I shall exult and triumph to you a little that I have now at last, being turned of forty, to my honour, to that of learning, and to that of the present...completed a regular family, consisting of a head, viz. myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps me...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 78

1846
...mind : — ' I shall exult and triumph to you a little, that I have now at last — being turned of forty, to my own honour, to that of learning, and...completed a regular family ; consisting of a head, viz., myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1846
...mind : — ' I shall exult and triumph to you a little, that I have now at last — being turned of forty, to my own honour, to that of learning, and...completed a regular family ; consisting of a head, viz., myself, aud two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps...
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Life and Correspondence of David Hume: From the Papers Bequeathed ..., Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Philosophers - 1846 - 534 pages
...of yourself. I shall exult and triumph to you a little, that I have now at last — being turned of forty, to my own honour, to that of learning, and...completed a regular family ; consisting of a head, viz. myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps me...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 5-6

1846
...am triumph to you a little,' he says to Dr Clephane, ' thai I have now at last — being turned of forty, to my own honour, to that of learning, and...completed a regular family; consisting of a head, namely, myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has siuce joined me, and keeps...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 13

Christianity - 1847
...me of yourself. I shall exult and triumph to you a little, that I have now at last, being turned of forty, — to my own honour, to that of learning,...completed a regular family, consisting of a head, viz., myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 51; Volume 85

English literature - 1847
...details : — ' I shall exult and triumph to you a little, that I have ' now at last — being turned of forty — to my own honour, to that ' of learning,...and to that of the present age, — arrived at the dig' nity of being a householder ! About seven months ago 1 got a ' house of my own, and completed...
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David Hume. Rapin de Thoyras. Catherine Macaulay. James Ralph. James ...

Eugene Lawrence - Historians - 1855
...and triumph to you a little that I have now at last, being turned of forty — to my own honor and that of learning, and to that of the present age,...completed a regular family ; consisting of a head, viz. : myself and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me and keeps me...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 pages
...yourself. I shall exult and triumph to you a little that I have now at last, being turned of forty, to my honour, to that of learning, and to that of the present...completed a regular family, consisting of a head, viz. myself, and two inferior members, a maid and a cat. My sister has since joined me, and keeps me...
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