The Private Life of King Edward VII (Prince of Wales, 1841-1901)

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D. Appleton, 1901 - 306 pages

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Page 83 - Here lies Fred, Who was alive, and is dead. Had it been his father, I had much rather. Had it been his brother, Still better than another. Had it been his sister, No one would have missed her. Had it been the whole generation, Still better for the nation. But since 'tis only Fred, Who was alive, and is dead, There's no more to be said.
Page 167 - WHEN I was in trouble I called upon the Lord : and he heard me. 2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips : and from a deceitful tongue.
Page 82 - My dear Lord, I will give it you under my hand," replied the Queen, "if you are in any fear of my relapsing, that my dear first-born is the greatest ass, and the greatest liar, and the greatest canaille, and the greatest beast, in the whole world, and that I most heartily wish he was out of it.
Page 83 - Who was alive and is dead : ' Had it been his Father, ' I had much rather ; ' Had it been his Brother, ' Sooner than any other ; ' Had it been his Sister, ' There's no one would have missed her; ' Had it been his whole generation, ' Best of all for the Nation : ' But since it's only Fred, There's no more to be said."1 Friedrich visits Ost-Friesland.

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