London in the Jacobite Times, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1877 - 851 páginas
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Página 175 - Well believe this, No ceremony that to great ones 'longs, Not the king's crown, nor the deputed sword, The marshal's truncheon, nor the judge's robe, Become them with one half so good a grace, As mercy does.
Página 292 - While he was talking, he perceived a person standing at a window in the room, shaking his head, and rolling himself about in a strange ridiculous manner.
Página 333 - I cannot now curse (smiling) the house of Hanover ; nor would it be decent for me to drink King James's health in the wine that King George gives me money to pay for. But, Sir, I think that the pleasure of cursing the house of Hanover, and drinking King James's health, are amply overbalanced by three hundred pounds a year.
Página 322 - At the wedding, dressed in tissue, he looked like one of the giants in Guildhall new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very Hall where so few years ago one saw his father, Lord Kilmarnock, condemned to the block.
Página 145 - While the warm blood bedews my veins, And unimpair'd remembrance reigns, Resentment of my country's fate Within my filial breast shall beat ; And, spite of her insulting foe, My sympathizing verse shall flow : " Mourn, hapless Caledonia, mourn " Thy banish'd peace, thy laurels torn.
Página 339 - No, sir. When the king had said it, it was to be so. It was not for me to bandy civilities with my sovereign.
Página 210 - But of all her flights, yesterday was the strongest George Selwyn dined with her, and not thinking her affliction so serious as she pretends, talked rather jokingly of the execution. She burst into a flood of tears and rage ; told him she now believed all his father and mother had said of him ; and with a thousand other reproaches flung upstairs. George coolly took Mrs. Dorcas, her woman, and made her sit down to finish the bottle :
Página 210 - Dorcas, her woman, and made her sit down to finish the bottle : " and pray, sir," said Dorcas, " do you think my lady will be prevailed upon to let me go see the execution ? I have a friend that has promised to take care of me, and I can lie in the Tower the night before.
Página 49 - My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change...

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