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" Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs ; he holds himself in such a way that one is always afraid he will tumble over backwards ; very bald, and not a very intelligent face : one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure,... "
The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession, Dignities, and ... - Page 756
by James William Edmund Doyle - 1886
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 3

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Humanities - 1873
...becoming.' " 7he Duke of York, the eldest of the Regent's brothers. ' Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs ; he holds himself...backwards ; very bald, and not a very intelligent face : one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure, are everything to him. Spoke a good deal...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 3

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Humanities - 1873
...becoming.' " The Duke of York, the eldest of the Regent's brothers. ' Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs ; he holds himself...will tumble over backwards ; very bald, and not a ver)' intelligent face : one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure, are everything to...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1873
...with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs." This is a charming touch of nature: " He holds himself in such a way that one is always afraid he will tumble over backwards. Very bald. One can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure are everything to him." ONCE A WEEK. [January...
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Lectures and Essays

Goldwin Smith - American essays - 1881 - 336 pages
...Regent's brothers. ' Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs ; he holds himaelf in such a way that one is always afraid he will tumble...backwards ; very bald, and not a very intelligent face : one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure are everything to him. Spoke a good deal...
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The Royal Dukes and Princesses of the Family of George III.: A ..., Volume 2

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Great Britain - 1882
...becoming. " The Duke of York, the eldest of the regent's brothers. Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs ; he holds himself...backwards ; very bald, and not a very intelligent face ; one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure are everything to him. Spoke a good deal...
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The Royal Dukes and Princesses of the Family of George III.: A ..., Volume 2

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - Great Britain - 1882
...good French. He ate and drank a good deal at dinner. His brown scratch wig not particularly becoming. one is always afraid he will tumble over backwards; very bald, and not a very intelligent face ; one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual 'pleasure are everything to him. Spoke a good deal...
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Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and ..., Volume 8

George Edward Cokayne - Nobility - 1898
...YTHAN, see EYTHIN. in 1816 as "tall, with immense en bon point and not proportionately strong logs, ho holds himself in such a way that one is always afraid...backwards ; very bald and not a very intelligent face." Greville [Hfcmoiri] writes of him that he " is not clever but he lias justness of understanding ......
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The First Gentleman of Europe, Volume 1

Lewis Melville, Lewis Saul Benjamin - Great Britain - 1906
...Archbishop of Canterbury. Years later Stockmar described him " Tall, with immense embonpoint, and not proportionately strong legs : he holds himself...backwards : very bald, and not a very intelligent face : one can see that eating, drinking, and sensual pleasure are everything to him. Spoke a great deal...
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