party at Mad. Necker's,1 a cousin of Mad. de Stael, who is considered in Geneva but little her inferior in original power of mind, and of whom Mad. de Stael once said, ‘Ma cousine Necker a tous les talens qu'on me suppose, et toutes les vertus que je n'ai pas.’ She is about fifty, and resembles Mad. de Stael a little, and is interesting in conversation from a certain dignity and force in her remarks.
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