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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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London Society, Volume 9

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English periodicals - 1866
...Gideon is dead, worth more than the whole land of Canaan/ it was said in a contemporary letter. 'He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey,...on the duke's taking his name or being circumcised/ Contemporary with Samson Gideon was Aaron Goldsmid, a less wealthy, but perhaps a worthier man; at...
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English Merchants: Memoirs in Illustration of the Progress of ..., Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Great Britain - 1866
...it was said in a contemporary letter. ' He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, nfter his son and daughter and their children, to the Duke...without insisting on the duke's taking his name or being circumcised.'—Gentleman's Magnzint: FRANCIS. Curiom'tist of ike Stock Eichamls, * Gentleman's SIngazine....
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English Merchants: Memoirs in Illustration of the Progress of ..., Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Great Britain - 1866
...C.umnn,' it was said in a contemporary letter. 'He has left the reversion of nil his milk and houey, after his son and daughter and their children, to...Devonshire, without insisting on the duke's taking his nnme or being circumcised.' — GentUman'i Magazine ; FRANCIS. Curivtilirt of the Stock Exchange. *...
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Curiosities of Judaism: Facts, Opinions, Anecdotes and Remarks Relative to ...

Jews - 1879 - 300 pages
...Gideon is dead," writes one of his contemporaries (1762); "worth more than the whole land of Canaan. He has left the reversion of all his milk and honey, after his son and daughter, to the children of the Duke of Devonshire, without insisting on the duke's taking his name or being...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life of Each ...

Charles Churchill, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Tickell - 1880
...Impotence, led by Lust and Pride, a Strutting with Ponton by her side ; 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." See supplemental note. 186 Daniel Ponton, a gentleman...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury - 1880
...change." " Gideon is dead," says one of his biographers, "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 his assuming his name, or being circumcised !" His views must have been liberal, for he left a legacy...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 4

Horace Walpole - English letters - 1891
...with my Painters: those lofty subjects are too much for me. Good night ! PS I forgot to tell you that Gideon,' who is dead worth more than the whole land...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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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 5

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1904
...WALPOLE. PS I forgot to tell you that Gideon, who is dead worth • Charles Churchill the poet. WcUpole. more than the whole land of Canaan, has left the reversion...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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