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" Europe had the greatest ingenuity ; to the surprise of all present, he claimed that character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. " I was born a Swiss," said he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means... "
Letters During the Course of a Tour Through Germany, Switzerland, and Italy ... - Page 129
by Robert Gray - 1794 - 468 pages
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 1-2

1783
...character for the Swifs, arid appealed to himfelf for the truth of it. " I Was born a Swifs," faid he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain jeool. a year, and to fpcnd it. Now I defy the moft able Englishman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1784
...racier for the Swifs, and appealed to hirnfelf for the truth of it. " I was born a -Swifs," faid he, " and came to England • " without a farthing, where I have found' means to gain " 5005!. a .year, and to fpend it. Now I defy the mod able " Engliihman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 15

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1796
...Of Heidegger, a native of Zurich, the following faying is recorded, (p. 129.) * I was born aSwifs, and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 5,000!. a year, and to fpend it. Now I defy the mod able Englilhman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 36

History - 1799
...the moft refined courts in Europe. " I was born a Swifs," liid he in a public company, •* and i ame to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain "(XKlJ. a year, and to fpend it. Now I defy the moft able Englilhiuan to go to Switzerland, ami nt'ner...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1799
...directed the luxurious plbauircs of one of the mon refined courts in Europe. " I was born a Swifs," laid he in a public company, " and came to England without a farthing, v here I have found means to gain 50001. a year, and to fpend it. Xow I defy the mod able Englilhm:m...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. " I was born a Swiss," said he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 5000/. a year, and to spend it. Now I defy the most able Englishman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. " I was born a Swiss," said he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 5000/. a year, and to spend it. Now I defy the most able Englishman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. " I was born a Swiss," said he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 5000/. a year, and to spend it. Now I defy the most able Englishman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. " I was born a Swiss," said he, " and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 50007. a year and to spend it. Now I defy the most able Englishman to go to Switzerland, either to...
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Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from ..., Volume 3

James Caulfield - Biography - 1820
...character for the Swiss, and appealed to himself for the truth of it. I was born • a Swiss, said he, and came to England without a farthing, where I have found means to gain 5OQOI. ayear, and to spend it. Now I defy the most able Englishman to go to Switzerland, and either...
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