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" Jermyn was brave, and certainly a gentleman, yet he had neither brilliant actions, nor distinguished rank, to set him off; and as for his figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little ; his head was large and his legs small ; his features... "
The Windsor Beauties: Ladies of the Court of Charles II - Page 2
by Lewis Melville - 2005 - 248 pages
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1840
...consisted entirely in expressions learned by rote, which he occasionally employed either in raillery or love. This was the whole foundation of the merit of a man so formidable in his amours." As Jermyn had formerly been an admirer of Miss Hamilton, a prejudice against him in the...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little; his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected...Princess Royal was the first who was taken with him :M Miss Hyde seemed to be following the steps of her mistress : this immediately brought him into credit,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected iu his carriage and behaviour. All his wit consisted...Princess Royal was the first who was taken with him : w Miss Hyde seemed to be following the steps of her mistress : this immediately brought him into...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1853 - 546 pages
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little ; his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected...Princess Royal was the first who was taken with him :M Miss Hyde seemed to be following the steps of her mistress : this immediately brought him into credit,...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1859 - 546 pages
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little ; his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected...wit consisted in expressions learnt by rote, which ho occasionally employed either in raillery or in love. This was tho whole foundation of the merit...
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Famous Beauties and Historic Women: A Gallery of Croquis Biographiques, Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - Women - 1865
...consisted entirely in expressions learned by rote, which he occasionally employed either in raillery or love. This was the whole foundation of the merit of a man so formidable in his amours." But De Grammont's portrait is highly coloured by his envy, and Jermyn must assuredly have...
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Memoirs of count Grammont, ed., with notes, by sir W. Scott

Anthony Hamilton - 1876
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little : his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected in his carriage and times, this reflection, — that examples of times past move шeи beyond comparison more than those...
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of the Stuarts, including ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...consisted entirely in expressions learned by rote, which he occasionally employed either in raillery or love. This was the whole foundation of the merit of a man so formidable in his amours." As Jermyn had formerly been an admirer of Miss Hamilton, a prejudice against him in the...
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Classic Memoirs

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon, Andrew Lang - Biography - 1901 - 437 pages
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little ; his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected in his carriage and behavior. All his wit consisted in expressions learned by rote, which he occasionally employed either...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 1

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1903
...figure, there was nothing advantageous in it. He was little ; his head was large and his legs small ; his features were not disagreeable, but he was affected...Royal was the first who was taken with him : Miss Hyde seemed to be following the steps of her mistress : this immediately brought him into credit, and his...
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