How to use Private-life in a sentence

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  • He now retired into private life.

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  • I just don't want to pry into your private life.

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  • Warham, who was chancellor of Oxford University from 1506 until his death, was munificent in his public, and moderate in his private life.

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  • After the war he retired into private life at Heidelberg.

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  • When the republicans triumphed Martos retired into exile, and soon afterwards into private life.

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  • The municipal authority in those times claimed the right to exercise a censorship over the citizens' private life.

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  • Wakefield was a man of large views and lofty aims, and in private life displayed the warmth of heart which commonly accompanies these qualities.

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  • In 1839 he was made governor of Eastern Siberia, and in 1851 retired into private life.

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  • He remained in private life during the Restoration and the Hundred Days.

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  • Having this advantage, he was able to abdicate in favour of Aristobulus and to retire into private life.

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  • His private life was exemplary, and he impressed his contemporaries with the loftiness of his character.

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  • He then retired into private life.

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  • The moderation of his views brought him into opposition to the Directors after the coup d'etat of Fructidor (September 1797), and for a time he retired into private life.

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  • In her private life Maria Theresa was equally the servant of the state and the sovereign of all about her.

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  • His immoralities, like his acts of persecution, were exaggerated by his opponents; but his private life was undoubtedly a scandal to religion, and has only the excuse that it was not worse than that of most of his order at the time.

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  • His parliamentary career was marked by the same wide and candid liberalism as his private life.

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  • In the following year, having failed to secure his re-election to the chamber, he retired into private life.

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  • The literary life of "Lewis Carroll" became familiar to a wide circle of readers, but the private life of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was retired and practically uneventful.

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  • In 1854 he retired to private life.

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  • The criticism freely directed against him was based rather upon the circumstances of his unfortunate private life and the misdeeds of an unscrupulous entourage which traded upon his name than upon his personal or political shortcomings.

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  • In the earlier part of the 19th century, and in remoter districts even in its later years, the use of alcohol was regarded not as a mere indulgence, but as essential to health; the example of teetotallers, as seen in private life and in the returns of the insurance offices, has undermined this prepossession.

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  • As to Gentz's private life there is not much to be said.

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  • This is the great social fact - the failure of government to perform one of its most primary duties, the necessity of finding some substitute in private life - extending in greater or less degree through the whole formative period of feudalism, which explains the transformation of institutions that brought it into existence.

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  • Hecker, however, was not at all ready to listen to them; on the contrary, he added to violence an absurd defiance, and offered an amnesty to the German princes on condition of their retiring within fourteen days into private life.

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  • He unsuccessfully agitated for the re-division of upper and lower Canada, and in 1854 retired into private life.

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  • Upon the accession of President McKinley in 1897, he resigned from the Senate and became secretary of state; but under the tension of the war with Spain the duties of the office became too exacting for his strength at his age, and in April 1898 he resigned and withdrew into private life.

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  • His private life and his administration were blameless, but it was his misfortune to reign in troublous times.

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  • On the 8th of April Sir Robert Peel resigned, and the undersecretary for the colonies of course followed his chief into private life.

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  • Lord John Russell became prime minister, and Gladstone retired for a season into private life.

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  • There is little to be said of Defoe's private life during this period.

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  • At the close of his term Colfax returned to private life under a cloud, and during the remainder of his lifetime earned a livelihood by delivering popular lectures.

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  • A member of the upper house throughout the reign of Louis Philippe, he was driven into private life by the establishment of the Second Republic, but lived to see the Coup d'etat and to rally to the government of Louis Napoleon, dying in Paris on the 5th of February 1852.

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  • The events that brought about this incident form the strangest episode in the king's private life.

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  • His private life is revealed in the letters of Madame de Maintenon and in those of Madame, Duchesse d'Orleans.

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  • Returning from this mission, he pronounced an eloquent discourse in favour of the republic. His simple manners, easy speech, ardent temperament and irreproachable private life gave him great influence in Paris, and he was elected president of the Commune, defending the municipality in that capacity at the bar of the Convention on the 31st of October 1792.

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  • Further, he not only created a style of his own, but, instead of taking the substance of his writings from Greek poetry, or from a remote past, he treated of the familiar matters of daily life, of the politics, the wars, the administration of justice, the eating and drinking, the money-making and money-spending, the scandals and vices, which made up the public and private life of Rome in the last quarter of the and century B.C. This he did in a singularly frank, independent and courageous spirit, with no private ambition to serve, or party cause to advance, but with an honest desire to expose the iniquity or incompetence of the governing body, the sordid aims of the middle class, and the corruption and venality of the city mob.

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  • Their petty punishments and their minute interferences with private life are only special instances of what was common to all municipal rule in the 16th century."

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  • Cleveland retired to private life and resumed the practice of the law in New York.

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  • Thirlwall's private life was happy and busy.

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  • Arrested and imprisoned on the 2nd of December 1851, he remained in private life until November 1869, when he was elected as a Republican deputy by Paris.

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  • As provost of the "chapter" in that city he directly felt the pressure of events; for on the suppression of religious orders and corporations, he was constrained to retire into private life.

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  • The queen's private life during the decade 1870-80 was one of quiet, broken only by one great sorrow when the Princess Alice died in 1878.

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  • The decisive incident for his private life as well as for his reign was the entrance of Cardinal Richelieu, hitherto the queen's chief adviser, into the king's council in 1624.

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  • This policy had remarkable results for the king's private life.

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  • As for Nestorius himself, immediately after his deposition he withdrew into private life in his old monastery of Euprepius, Antioch, until 435, when the emperor ordered his banishment to Petra in Arabia.

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  • As a temporal ruler John was devoid of the vigour and firmness of his father, and his union of the papal office - which through his scandalous private life he made a byword of reproach - with his civil dignities proved a source of weakness rather than of strength.

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  • It is, however, charged at one time during this period that his finances were disordered, and his private life not above suspicion.

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  • He remained in private life until 1835, when he was appointed archbishop of Cologne.

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  • His private life was lax; he had at least two sons, for whom he purchased benefices before they had entered on their teens; and scandalous tales are told of the entertainments with which he enlivened his seclusion.

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  • In private life he was undoubtedly an amiable man, although the dogmatic tone that disfigures portions of his writings procured him many opponents.

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  • Burghley's private life was singularly virtuous; he was a faithful husband, a careful father and a considerate master.

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  • In May 1854 he resigned his seat, on the orders of his physician, and retired to what was called private life.

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  • His private life was not free from scandal, especially in his youth, but it is difficult to believe the worst of the tales which were circulated by his opponents, e.g.

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  • He eventually became dictator, dissolved Congress (May 31, 1834) and the state legislatures, and substituted creatures of his 1834 own for the governors of the states and mayors of towns, then retiring into private life.

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  • He retired into private life at the proclamation of the consulate, and lived in retirement under the consulate and the empire.

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  • On his return to Poland in 1814, he entered the Russian army with the rank of a general officer, but a personal insult from the grand duke Constantine resulted in his retiring into private life.

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  • In 1829 he was elected a member of the parliament of Upper Canada for the town of York, but was defeated in the following year and retired for a time into private life.

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  • In 1869 he retired into private life in Tennessee, and after several unsuccessful efforts was elected to the United States Senate, free of party trammels, in 1875, but died at Carter's Station, Tenn., on the 31st of July 1875.

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  • He retired into private life (June 18, 17 9 9), and had no share in the revolution of the 18th Brumaire.

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  • Though he more than once found it expedient to retire into private life he never entirely lost the favour of Henry, who made him governor of Maillezais.

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  • On the retirement of Pitt in 180r he resigned office, and after contesting Dover unsuccessfully he withdrew for a time into private life.

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  • Finding, however, that his colleagues in the administration favoured a much more leisurely rate of progress than he himself advocated, he once more retired into private life (1876) and renewed his liberal propagandism.

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  • In 1852 he was promoted to the post of grand vizier, but after a short time retired into private life.

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  • In private life he was in every way estimable, - upright, amiable, devoid of all jealousy, and generous to a fault.

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  • His charities were large and his private life blameless; he was constantly visiting his diocese, correcting offenders and discharging other episcopal duties; and he compelled neighbouring landholders to restore estates which rightly belonged to the see of Hereford.

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  • The most searching scrutiny of his private life only increases the respect due to the memory of Grattan as a statesman and the greatest of Irish orators.

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  • Travelling with what speed he could in the depths of a severe winter and under the effects of a recent (second) illness, he managed to reach London, where, sending in his submission to the council of state, he was allowed to subside into private life.

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  • The private life of the king in fact gave rise to much scandal; nevertheless he was an excellent constitutional monarch, and, though he never sought to win popular favour, succeeded in winning and retaining in a remarkable degree his people's affectionate loyalty.

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  • Warden's Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon Portland Chase (Cincinnati, 1874) deals more fully with Chase's private life.

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  • In his private life Ranjit Singh was selfish, avaricious, drunken and immoral, but he had a genius for command and was the only man the Sikhs ever produced strong enough to bind them together.

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  • After a few months, however, disgusted with the violent development of the revolution, he resigned his seat, and again retired into private life.

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  • In private life Alexander displayed many lovable qualities.

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  • The gentry, who had proclaimed their inability to suppress conventicles, were ordered to sign a bond making them responsible for their tenants, and were bound over to keep the king's peace by " law burrows," a method common in private life but unheard of between monarch and people.

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  • In 1829 Adams retired to private life in the town of Quincy; but only for a brief period, for in 1830, largely by Anti-Masonic. votes, he was elected a member of the national House of Representatives.

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  • Two years later, however, the scandals of his private life led to his dismissal.

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  • Having, after the retreat to the Rhine (see French Revolutionary Wars), declined the chief Command, he withdrew into private life early in 1798.

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  • Jefferson's administrations were distinguished by the simplicity that marked his conduct in private life.

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  • He was a devout Roman Catholic, and in his private life he had the esteem and admiration of all who knew him well.

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  • He delighted in hunting and the reading of history, was zealous in his attention to public business, and his private life was unimpeachable.

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  • Although the private life of the new archbishop appears to have been the reverse of exemplary he attempted to carry out some very necessary reforms in his new official capacity; he also continued the struggle for precedence, which had been carried on for many years between the archbishops of Canterbury and of York.

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  • But it would be difficult to mention the name of any European king whose private life shows such a record of vulgar vice unredeemed by higher aims of any kind.

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  • In private life Bezborodko was a typical Catharinian, corrupt, licentious, conscienceless and self-seeking.

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  • A full account of the principal trials, and of the various legislative measures for repressing the expressions of popular opinion for which he was more or less responsible, will be found in Twiss's Public and Private Life of the Lord Chancellor Eldon, and in the Lives of the Lord Chancellors, by Lord Campbell.

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  • Despite the difference between them in politics, Varro and Caesar had literary tastes in common, and were friends in private life.

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  • When Andronicus was dethroned (1328) by his grandson Andronicus III., Gregoras shared his downfall and retired into private life.

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  • His private life and public career were marked by the utmost integrity, and by a rigid austerity which earned him the name of the "iron baron."

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  • In 1863 a regrettable incident in his private life made him retire temporarily from the public service, but four years later he re-entered it and served for ten years as adlatus to the minister of the interior.

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  • His caustic criticism of many of the royal measures, moreover, gave great offence, and in 1780 he retired into private life.

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  • His diary reveals a tender and devout private life which has been overlooked by those who have only considered the versatile facility and persuasive expediency that marked the successful public career of the bishop, and earned!

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  • In private life his gaiety, his buoyancy, his high breeding, made even his political opponents forget their differences; and even the warmest altercations on public affairs were merged in his large hospitality and cordial social relations.

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  • His private life had been stainless, and he possessed a singularly attractive personality.

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  • From this time (63) till his death in 66 Thrasea retired into private life and did not enter the senate-house again.

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  • His private life was grave and seemly, his court did not sin by luxury or extravagance.

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  • His private life was tranquil and happy.

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  • She returned to America in 1868, and Farragut retired into private life.

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  • In private life Pusey's habits were simple almost to austerity.

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  • In private life his loyalty to his friends, and his "genius for friendship" (as John Morley said) made a curious contrast to his capacity for arousing the bitterest political hostility.

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  • He modelled his private life on that of his predecessor Saint Louis, but was no fanatic in religion, for he refused his support to the violent methods of the Inquisition in southern France, and allowed the Jews to return to the country, at the same time confirming their privileges.

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  • In the few months between the fall of Khartum and his death the mandi, relieved from the incessant strain of toil, copied in his private life all the vices of Oriental despots while maintaining in public the austerity he demanded of his followers.

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  • He succeeded Fahlcrantz in 1866 as one of the eighteen of the Swedish Academy, and in 1870 became minister for education (Ekklesiastikminister) in the Adlercreutz government, upon the fall of which in 1875 he retired for a time into private life.

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  • But though in private life he remained the continual and chief adviser of Washington - notably in the serious crisis of the Jay Treaty, of which Hamilton approved.

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  • The Duke, whose private life had caused much consternation within the palace in the early 1980s, appeared to have finally settled down.

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  • Although he is reticent on the subject of his private life in interviews, has been married twice.

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  • Rather than hard circulate it private life Bruce is not yet.

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  • The synagogue later apologized to Rabbi Carr for " unwarranted intrusion into aspects of her private life.

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  • He manages to draw the audience into a private life set in a ' private sanatorium ' .

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  • He was causing a stir among the people as he exposed the sex scandal in Herod's private life.

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  • Hitherto, by his own showing, the private life of the young tsar had been unspeakably abominable, but his sensitive conscience (he was naturally religious) induced him, in 1550, to summon a Zemsky Sobor or national assembly, the first of its kind, to which he made a curious public confession of the sins of his youth, and at the same time promised that the realm of Russia (for whose dilapidation he blamed the boyar regents) should henceforth be governed justly and mercifully.

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  • The greater part of it remained in force, even through the Persian, Greek and Parthian conquests, which affected private life in Babylonia very little, and it survived to influence Syro-Roman and later Mahommedan law in Mesopotamia.

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  • At the end of July the trial of the persons implicated in the Banca Romana scandal revealed the fact that among the documents abstracted by Giolitti from the papers of the bank manager, Tanlongo, were several bearing upon Crispis political and private life.

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  • Who the "flint-hearted Lycia" may be, to whom the poet seems to allude as his own disdainful mistress, is unknown; indeed, the record of Ford's private life is little better than a blank.

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  • In private life Clerk Maxwell was one of the most lovable of men, a sincere and unostentatious Christian.

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  • Marino kept a minute entry of his expenses, a document of the highest value, not merely for the history of the building, but also for the light it throws on the private life of the great patricians who gave to Venice such noble examples of art.

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  • In his private life he was orderly and affectionate to his family and servants.

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  • Of the ordinary historians of France Michelet is fullest on the private life of the king.

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  • In private life his ease of bearing, friendliness, and, above all, his inexhaustible fund of humour and irony, won him a large circle of friends; and judges so exacting as Mmes de Stael and de Remusat and Lord Brougham avowed their delight in his society.

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  • He was satisfied with the modest position of director of the archives at the Foreign Office, where he stayed till the revolution of 1848, when he was dismissed, and retired permanently into private life.

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  • Latterly that private life had become very trying for Princess Mary.

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  • Stoppard, famously reticent on the subject of his private life in interviews, has been married twice.

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  • He manages to draw the audience into a private life set in a ' private sanatorium '.

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  • He was causing a stir among the people as he exposed the sex scandal in Herod 's private life.

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  • Clooney prefers to keep his private life private and remains tight lipped about the women in his life.

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  • His Q rating (the rating system used to track how popular a celebrity is with the public) has dropped 40 percent since Cruise has made his private life a whole lot less private than most of us would like.

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  • Jennifer's private life has kept her in the tabloids lately, but she fought back when topless photos of her were going to be published.

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  • Following her public divorce, Sandra Bullock has returned to her previously private life where she remains close to her friends and family; continues to work on film projects, and takes care of her adopted son, Louis.

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  • The 26-year old star admitted that she initially kept the pregnancy a secret because she wanted to keep her private life private.

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  • Melissa is being equally secretive about her private life with her husband.

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  • Most of the latter are well-underscored by humorous blogs that feature snippets of the chef's private life.

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  • Alicia has spent the last several years as a politician's wife, handling charities, children and private life.

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  • Similar to her sister's successful show (which she also made appearances on), it was aired on MTV and focused on her professional and private life.

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  • She is notoriously protective of her private life but nevertheless has a reputation for being open and approachable to her fans.

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  • Brandi C.'s private life is consistently a hot topic in the blog world.

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  • Each episode reveals another layer of Simmons' private life as a devoted family man.

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  • Harper doesn't address the speculation over any of his relationships and maintains a strict policy of keeping his private life private.

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