Court Life Below Stairs: Or, London Under the First Georges, L714-1760

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Page 362 - A story whose pathetic beauty will appeal irresistibly to all readers."— Post. XXXVI.— A NOBLE LIFE. BY THE AUTHOR OF
Page 143 - From every latent foe, .. From the assassin's blow, God save the King. O'er him thine arm extend, For Britain's sake defend Our father, prince, and friend, God save the King.
Page 132 - Our inclinations are not in our power, nor should either of us be held answerable to the other because nature has not made us suitable to each other. Tranquil and comfortable society is, however, in our power ; let our intercourse, therefore, be restricted to that...
Page 361 - Miserables' do not merely consist in the conception of it as a whole; it abounds, page after page, with details of unequalled beauty. In dealing with all the emotions, doubts, fears, which go to make up our common humanity, M. Victor Hugo has stamped upon every page the hall-mark of genius.
Page 113 - Sir, had you not better have a glass of water ? ' — upon which he, much out of humour, said, with an oath, ' No; I will go directly to the Queen,
Page 204 - ... fixed and unalterable determination not to meet the Princess of Wales upon any occasion, either in public or private.
Page 283 - If my life would have satisfied Your Majesty, you should have had it on the sole condition of giving me a place in the same tomb with my child ; but, since you would send me dishonoured to the grave, I will resist the attempt, with all the means that it shall please God to give me.
Page 362 - OF HOWGLEN. BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D. " No account of this story would give any idea, of the profound interest that pervades the work from the first page to the last.
Page 271 - I have also reason to know that the conditions likely to be imposed by his Majesty, are, that the Queen is not to assume the style and title of Queen of England, or any title attached to the Royal Family of England.
Page 169 - Wales, upon receiving the several documents, which the king directed his cabinet to transmit to him, made a formal communication to him of his intention to put them into the hands of his lawyers; accompanied by a request, that his...

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