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" One there was, though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high constable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him, one admired him. At the wedding, dressed in tissue, he looked like one of the giants... "
The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ... - Page 234
by Nathan ben Saddi (pseud.), Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Robert Dodsley - 1821 - 286 pages
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
... ' One there was . . . the noblest figure I ever saw, the high-constable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very Hall, where so few years ago one saw...
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Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Now ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1820
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high-constable of Scotland, lord Errol; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...the giants in Guildhall, new gilt. It added to the reaches you three days later, at least you are saved from a lamentation. Bussy has put off his journey...
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The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage

Edmund Lodge - Nobility - 1832 - 409 pages
...nobleman : " One there was, the noblest figure 1 ever saw, the High Constable of Scotland, Lord Errol; as one- saw him in a space capable of containing him, one admired him ; and it added to tht> energy of his person, that we considered him acting so considerable a part in...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole, George Montagu - 1837
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the highconstable of Scotland, lord Errol; 1 as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...looked like one of the giants in Guildhall, new gilt. Itadded to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that...
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and others ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the highconstable of Scotland, lord Errol ; 1 as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...looked like one of the giants in Guildhall, new gilt. Itadded to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the highconstable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...new gilt It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very hall, where so few years ago one saw...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the highconstable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...new gilt It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very hall, where so few years ago one saw...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...the noblest figure I ever saw, the high-constable of Scotland, Lord Errol; as one saw him in a spare capable of containing him, one admired him. At the...new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very hall, where so few years ago one saw...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high-constable of Scotland, Lord Errol; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...wedding, dressed in tissue, he looked like one of ihe giants in Guildhall, new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Historic buildings - 1847
...though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high constable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him,...new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very Hall where so few years ago one saw his...
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