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
J. Murray, 1902 - Biography & Autobiography
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Adieu Admiral ask'd Barton Bedford believe born brother Bunbury to Lady comfort Conolly Court daughter of John dear Ly Susan dear Netty dearest Ly death died Duke of Bedford Duke of Cumberland Duke of Grafton Duke of Newcastle Duke of Richmond eldest fancy fear friends George give glad Goodwood happy hear Henry Fox Holland House hope Ireland Kildare King King's Lady Mary Fox Lady Sarah Bunbury Lady Sarah Lennox Lady Susan Fox Lady Susan O'Brien Ld Bute Lennox to Lady letter live London look Lord Bute Lord Holland Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland Louisa Ly Harriet Ly Ilchester married Melbury Ministers Miss mother never Ossory peace Pitt poor Ly Pray pretty second Earl sent shew sincerely Sir Charles Sir William Bunbury sister sorry Stavordale Stinsford supose sure Susan Fox Strangways tell thing thought told town vastly William wish write wrote
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 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...