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" shattered his nervous system. " I confess, sir," said he, " I had but too much reason to expect your majesty's displeasure. I did not come prepared for this exceeding goodness; pardon me, sir, it overpowers me, it oppresses me;" and the man who by his... "
History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent ... - Page 544
by George Bancroft - 1884
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An elementary history of England

Thomas Keightley - 1841
...resignation, but offered any rewards in the power of the crown to bestow. The minister was affected. " I confess, sir," said he, " I had but too much reason...prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, sir, it overpowers—it oppresses me," and he burst into tears. He was some time after created earl of Chatham,...
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A genealogical and other accounts of maha-raja Kali-Krishna, extr. from the ...

Kālīkṛṣṇa (Deva raja.), George Collier (editor.) - 1841
...resignation, but offered any rewards in the power of the crown to bestow. The minister was affected. " I confess, sir," said he, " I had but too much reason...prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, sir, it overpowers—it oppresses me," and he burst into tears. He was some time after created earl of Chatham,...
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The North American Review, Volume 55

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1842
...kind words, addressed to him by George tie Third, affected him to tears. " I confess, Sir," he said, " I had but too much reason to expect your Majesty's displeasure. I had not come prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, Sir, it overpowers,—it oppresses me."...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1842
...some small signs of kindness in the closet, upon his giving up the seals of office ? "I confess, sir, I had but too much reason to expect your majesty's displeasure. I had not come prepared for this exceeding goodness.—Pardon me, sir," he passionately exclaimed—"...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1844
...anticipated a different reception, was deeply touched by the King's cordiality of manner and expression. " I confess, Sir," said he, " I had but too much " reason...displeasure. I " did not come prepared for this exceeding good" ness. Pardon me, Sir ; it overpowers, it oppresses " me."—And he burst into tears. * These...
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Goldsmith's History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1844 - 510 pages
...affected with the king's condescension and magnanimity : "I confess, sir," gaid he, " I bad but loo much reason to expect your majesty's displeasure; I did not come prepared for Ibis exceeding goodness : pardon me, sir, it overpowers, it oppresses me." He burst into tears. At...
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Historical sketches of statesmen who flourished in the time of George iii

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1845
...some small signs of kindness in the closet, upon his giving up the seals of office ? "I confess, Sir, I had but too much reason to expect your Majesty's displeasure. I had not come prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, Sir," he passionately exclaimed, " it...
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Historical sketches of statesmen who flourished in the time of George III ...

Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1845
...some small signs of kindness in the closet, upon his giving up the seals of office? "I confess, Sir, I had but too much reason to expect your Majesty's displeasure. I had not come prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, Sir," he passionately exclaimed, " it...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Revised Edition, Volumes 1-2

Pastoral theology - 1847
...hostilities. Mr. Pitt was sensibly touched with the grandeur and condescension of this proceeding. " I confess, sir," said he, " I had but too much reason...prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, sir, if overpowered, it oppresses me "—he burst into tears. Next day, a pension of JE 3,000 a year was...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable the Earl of Chatham in the Houses of ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Great Britain - 1848 - 170 pages
...King. “I confess, Sir,” said he, “I had too much reason to expect your Majesty's displea8ure. I did not come prepared for this exceeding goodness. Pardon me, Sir, it overpowers, it oppresses me :“ and he burst into tears.t On the following day a pension of 3,000 a year was...
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