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" One while he formed the project of becoming Duke of Courland ; at another he thought of bestowing on himself the crown of Poland. He frequently gave intimations of an intention to make himself a bishop or even a simple monk. He built a superb palace,... "
The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion - Page 614
1813
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The Life of Catharine II, Empress of Russia: With Seven Portraits ..., Volume 3

Jean-Henri Castéra, William Tooke - Russia - 1799
...productive of an inconceivable oddity in his defires, in his conduct, and in his manner of life. One while he formed the project of becoming duke of Courland ; at another he thought of beftowing on himfelf the crown of Poland. He frequently gave intimations of an intention to make himfelf...
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Annual Register, Volume 40

History - 1806
...spoke well on all subjects. The inequality of his temper was productive of an inconceivable oddity in his desires, in his conduct, and in his manner of life. One while he formed the project of becoming duke of Courland ; at another he thought of bestowing on...
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La Belle assemblée: or, Bell's court and fashionable magazine, Volume 4

1811
...chanic, and the divine. His information u as not deep, bnt extensive. He never dived into any subjects, but he spoke well on all. " The inequality of his temper was productive of an indescribable singulaiity in his desires, in his couduct, and in hii manner of life. At one time he formed the project...
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Memoirs of the life of prince Potemkin. Transl

Grigorii Aleksandrovich Potemkin (knyaz.) - 1812
...and " the divine. His information was not deep, but " extensive. He never dived into any subjects, " but he spoke well on all. " The inequality of his...project of becoming " Duke of Courland ; at another, bethought of " conferring on himself the crown of Poland. " He frequently gave intimations of an inten"...
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Memoirs of the Life of Prince Potemkin ...

Russia - 1812 - 256 pages
...and " the divine. His information was not deep, but " extensive. He never dived into any subjects, " but he spoke well on all. " The inequality of his...life. At one time he formed the project of becoming es " Duke of Courland ; at another, he thought of " conferring oh himself the crown of Poland. " He...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1813
...His information was not deep, but extensive; he never dived into any subjects, but he spoke well of all. " The inequality of his temper was productive...another, he thought of conferring on himself the crown of Roland. He frequently gave intimations of an intention to make himself a bishop, or even a monk. He...
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The Monthly Review

1813
...neglecting alike business and decorum, he would openly past his evenings at the apartments of a young' " The inequality of his temper was productive of an...desires, in his conduct, and in his manner of life.— One day he would think of nothing but war; and only officers, Tartars, and Cossacks were admitted to...
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Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Paul Jones ...: Now First Compiled from ..., Volume 2

John Paul Jones - United States - 1830
...spoke well on all subjects. " The inequality of his temper was productive of an inconceivable oddity in his desires, in his conduct, and in his manner of life. One while he formed the project of becoming Duke of Courland ; at another he thought of bestowing on...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1833
...accosted him with familiarity. None had read less than he ; few people were better informed. One while he formed the project of becoming Duke of Courland ; at another he thought of bestowing on himself the crown of Poland. He frequently gave intimation of an intention to make himself...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1833
...accosted him with familiarity. None had read less than he; few people were better informed. One while he formed the project of becoming Duke of Courland; at another he thought of bestowing on himself the crown of Poland. He frequently gave intimation of an intention to make himself...
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