on account of

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The surprise you seem to have in view, and on account of which you took some specimens away, when I met you at Percerin's.
He ordered his coach to wait at a distance, and desired I would give him an hours audience; which I readily consented to, on account of his quality and personal merits, as well as of the many good offices he had done me during my solicitations at court.
I tell you, I regret it on account of others, but I am satisfied on my own account.