The life and letters of Lady Sarah Lennox: 1745-1826, daughter of Charles, 2nd duke of Richmond, and successively the wife of Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, and of the Hon: George Napier; also a short political sketch of the years 1760 to 1763, by Henry Fox, 1st lord Holland, Volume 1

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Page 135 - I was excessively amused on Tuesday night ; there was a play at Holland House, acted by children ; not all children, for lady Sarah Lenox and lady Susan Strangways played the women. It was Jane Shore ; Mr.
Page 136 - Ashbrooke, and other boys did the rest ; but the two girls were delightful, and acted with so much nature and simplicity that they appeared the very things they represented...
Page 171 - She is two women, the upper and the lower. I need not tell you that the lower is gallant, and still has pretensions. The upper is very sensible, too, and has a measured eloquence that is just and pleasing, — but all is spoiled by an unrelaxed attention to applause. You would think she was always sitting for her picture to her biographer.
Page 104 - The orders for it are urgent and important business ; does not your chollar rise at hearing this ? But you think, I dare say, that I have been doing some terrible thing to deserve it, for you would not easily be brought to change so totally your opinion of any person, but I assure you I have not. I shall take care to show I am not mortified to anybody ; but if it is true that one can vex anybody with a reserved, cold manner, he shall have it, I promise him.
Page 27 - I have had a great many applications from abroad but I don't like them. I have had none at home, I should like that better.
Page 234 - My DEAR FRIEND, — I was just going to write to you when I received your letter. I was waiting till I had got away from Concord. I should have sent you something for the " Dial " before, but I have been sick ever since I came here, rather unaccountably, — what with a cold, bronchitis, acclimation, etc., still unaccountably. I send you some verses from my journal which will help...
Page 86 - March was sent for from school and the young Lady from her nursery ; a clergyman was in attendance, and they were told that they were immediately to become man and wife ! The young lady is not reported to have uttered a word ; the gentleman exclaimed : " They surely are not going to marry me to that dowdy ! " The ceremony, however, took place, a postchaise was ready at the door, and Lord March was instantly packed off with his Tutor to make the
Page 110 - Kildare is violently for it, & my sister Kildare rather for it than otherwise ; I hope you will too, but you have the happiness of having a proper pride, which I am not endowed with. I was always of opinion that the less fuss or talk there is about it the better, & to let it drop to the world.
Page 5 - The loss that I and the nation have sustained by the death of the King, my grandfather, would have been severely felt at any time; but coming at so critical a juncture and so unexpected, it is by many circumstances augmented, and the weight now falling on me much increased: I feel my own Insufficiency to support it as I wish, but, animated by the tenderest affection for my native country, and depending upon the advice, experience, and abilities of your Lordships...
Page 5 - ... as I mount the throne in the midst of an expensive, but just and necessary war, I shall endeavour to prosecute it in the manner the most likely to bring on an honourable and lasting peace, in concert with my allies.

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