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Adieu affection amiable arrived assure Basil BRADSHAW British brother Carolina Matilda character Christian VII Colonel Keith command Copenhagen Count Brandt Count Eantzau Count Holke Court Court of Denmark Cronenbourg Crown Danish dear Brad death dress Duke Emperor enemies England Eoyal esteem expressed father favour favourite feelings flattering fortune Frederick friendship give hand happy heart Highlanders honour hope Juliana King of Denmark King's lady late letter live Lord North Lord Suffolk lordship Madame Majesty Majesty's master ment mind minister monarch Murray Keith never occasion palace perhaps person pleased pleasure political present Prince princess Queen Dowager Queen Matilda Queen of Denmark received respect retired Robert Murray Keith royal says servant Sir Eobert SIR R. M. KEITH sister soon sovereign Struensee Struensee's Suffolk tell throne tion unhappy valet Vienna wish worthy write young
162 ページ - I came to town to see the Danish King. He is as diminutive as if he came out of a kernel in the Fairy Tales. He is not ill made, nor weakly made, though so small ; and though his face is pale and delicate, it is not at all ugly, yet has a strong cast of the late King, and enough of the late Prince of Wales to put one upon one's guard not to be prejudiced in his favour. Still he has more royalty than folly in his air ; and, considering he is not twenty, is as well as one expects any king in a puppet-show...
358 ページ - What must you think," said she, " of a circumstance so extraordinary as that of overhearing me talk, though you find me perfectly alone ? — but it was to this dear and cherished image I addressed my conversation. And what do you imagine I said to it ? Nearly the same verses which you applied not long ago to a child sensible to the happiness of having found her father; verses," added she, "which I changed after the manner following.
304 ページ - I am, with great truth and regard, Sir, your most obedient humble servant, SUFFOLK.
425 ページ - Robert Lord Clive abused the powers with which he was intrusted, to the evil example of the servants of the Company.
163 ページ - Carlton-house, and at night at lady Hertford's assembly. He only takes the title of altesse, an absurd mezzotermine, but acts king exceedingly ; struts in the circle like a cock-sparrow, and does the honours of himself very civilly.
487 ページ - This work is Intended chiefly for young ladies of the upper classes of English Society. The object of the writer is, by the experience of a life passed In those circles which constitute what is called • the world.
87 ページ - Highlanders," says an article which appeared in the Vienna Gazette of seventeen hundred and sixty-two, " are a people totally different in their dress, manners, and temper from the other inhabitants of Britain. They are caught in the mountains when young, and still run with a surprising degree of swiftness. As they are strangers to fear, they make very good soldiers when disciplined.
3 ページ - British minister would oblige the empress by sparing a conversation which would be highly disagreeable to her, and no less unpleasing to him.* Maria Theresa had made peace with reluctance.
81 ページ - In the battle of Fellinghausen, in July 1761, the conduct of the Highlanders (who had now acquired the character of veteran soldiers) was again honoured by a flattering mark of approbation by the commander-in-chief. 'His Serene Highness Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick has been graciously pleased to signify his entire approbation of their conduct on the 15th and 16th of July. The soldier-like perseverance of the Highland regiments in resisting and repulsing the repeated attacks of the chosen troops...