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" Gideon, who is dead worth more than the whole land of Canaan, has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, after his son and daughter and their children, to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on his taking the name, or even being circumcised. "
The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ...: From the ... - Page 270
by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - 1822
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 22

Commerce - 1850
...is dead," writes one of his contemporaries, in 1762, "worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name, or being circumcised." That he was a man of liberal views, may be gathered from...
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Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange

John Francis (of the Bank of England.) - Speculation - 1850 - 167 pages
...is dead," writes one of his contemporaries, in 1762, " worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all -his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the Duke taking his name, or being circumcised." That he was a man of liberal views, may be gathered from...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 27

1850
...'Gideon is dead (writes one of his contemporaries in 1762), worth more than the whole land of Canaan : he has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name or being circumcised.' That he was a man of liberal views may be gathered from...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 22

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - Commerce - 1850
...is dead," writes one of his contemporaries, in 1762, "worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name, or being circumcised." That he was a man of liberal views, may be gathered from...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 22

Commerce - 1850
..."worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, aftf г his son and daughter, and their children, to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name, or being circumcised." That he was a man of liberal views, may be gathered from...
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The History of the Jews in Great Britain, Volume 2

Moses Margoliouth - Jews - 1851
...contemporaries wrote as follows to a friend: "Gideon is dead, worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the Duke taking his name, or being circumcised." Mr. John Francis made a few facetious observations in...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHARLES CHURCHILL

W. TOOKE, F. R. S. - 1854
...Impotence, led by Lust and Pride, isss Strutting with Ponton by her side ; whole land of Canaan ; lie has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...the Duke's taking his name, or being circumcised." See supplemental note. 1666 Daniel Ponton, a gentleman of fortune, who had served the office of sheriff,...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volume 4

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1857
...Painters: those lofty subjects are too much for me. Good night! PS I forgot to tell you that Gideon,3 who is dead worth more than the whole land of Canaan,...children, to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on his taking the name, or even being circumcised. Lord Albemarle is expected home in December. My nephew...
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Stories of Banks and Bankers

Frederick Martin - Banks and banking - 1865 - 200 pages
..."Gideon is dead," says one of the writers of the day, " worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name or being circumcised." The contrast of the great Jew broker of the last century...
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Stories of Banks and Bankers

Frederick Martin - Banks and banking - 1865 - 200 pages
...Gideon is dead," says one of the writers of the day, " worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...to the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke taking his name or being circumcised." The contrast of the great Jew broker of the last century...
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