Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover, 第 2 巻



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387 ページ - And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
256 ページ - ... necessity of great and nice attention to every part of dress, as well as to what was hid as to what was seen. (I knew she wore coarse petticoats, coarse shifts, and thread stockings ; and these never well washed or changed often enough.) I observed that a long toilette was necessary, and gave her no credit for boasting that hers was a ' short ' one. What I could not say myself on this point I got said through women ; through Madame Busche, and afterwards through Mrs. Harcourt. It is remarkable...
203 ページ - Thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave.
268 ページ - Cholmondeley, that even in the event of any accident happening to my daughter, which I trust Providence in its mercy will avert, I shall not infringe the terms of the restriction by proposing, at any period, a connection of a more particular nature.
311 ページ - No, my good people," she said, " be quite quiet — let me pass, and go home to your beds.
280 ページ - ... the personal feelings of His Majesty, in the propriety and correctness of her conduct. And His Majesty cannot therefore forbear to express, in the conclusion of the business, his desire and expectation, that such a conduct may in future be observed •by the Princess, as may fully justify those marks of paternal regard and affection, which the King always wishes to shew to every part of His Royal Family.
7 ページ - The towns are inhabited only by old men, women and children ; perhaps here and there a warrior, by wounds and loss of limbs, rendered unfit for service, left at his door ; his little children hang round him, ask a history of every wound, and grow themselves soldiers before they find strength for the field. But this were nothing, did we not feel the alternate insolence of either army, as it happens to advance or retreat.
259 ページ - I, according to the established etiquette, introduced (no one else being in the room) the Princess Caroline to him. She very properly, in consequence of my saying to her that it was the right mode of proceeding, attempted to kneel to him. He raised her, (gracefully enough,) and embraced her, said barely one word, turned round, retired to a distant part of the apartment, and, calling me to him, said — ' Harris, I am not well ; pray, get me a glass of brandy...
8 ページ - Mecklenburg-Strelitz, a princess distinguished by every eminent virtue and amiable endowment, whose illustrious line has constantly shown the firmest zeal for the Protestant religion, and a particular attachment to my family. "I have...
28 ページ - Roxana, was the finest figure at a distance ; she complained to George Selwyn that she was to walk with Lady Portsmouth, who would have a wig, and a stick — " Pho," said he, "you will only look as if you were taken up by the constable.