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



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2 ページ - Lady Susan was dressed from Jane Seymour ; and all the parts were clothed in ancient habits, and with the most minute propriety. I was infinitely more struck with the last scene between the two women than ever I was when I have seen it on the stage. When Lady Sarah was in white, with her hair about her ears, and on the ground, no Magdalen by Correggio was half so lovely and expressive.
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.
32 ページ - Do you know, I had the curiosity to go to the burying t'other night; I had never seen a royal funeral; nay, I walked as a rag of quality, which I found would be, and so it was, the easiest way of seeing it. It is absolutely a noble sight. The Prince's chamber, hung with purple, and a quantity of silver...
129 ページ - You then, too, my Lord Thurlow, forsake me, and suppose me ill beyond recovery; but whatever you and Mr. Pitt may think or feel, I that am born a Gentleman shall never lay my head on my last pillow in peace and quiet, as long as I remember the loss of my American Colonies.
259 ページ - I will go directly to the queen,' and away he went. The Princess, left during this short moment alone, was in a state of astonishment ; and, on my joining her, said, ' Mon Dieu ! est ce que le Prince est toujours comme cela ? Je le trouve tres gros, et nullement aussi beau que son portrait.
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.
390 ページ - O let not mine heart be inclined to any evil thing : let me not be occupied in ungodly works with the men that work wickedness, lest I eat of such things as please them.
109 ページ - I find it has always belonged to Mrs. Schwellenberg and Mrs. Haggerdorn to re'ceive at tea whatever company the King or Queen invite to the Lodge, as it is only a very select few that can eat with their Majesties, and those few are only ladies ; no men, of what rank soever, being permitted to sit in the Queen's presence.
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.
10 ページ - SERIES. [EIGHTH the letter yesterday morning said she arrived at half an hour after four at Harwich. This was immediately translated into landing, and notified in those words to the ministers. Six hours afterwards it proved no such thing, and that she was only in...