Memoirs of George the fourth, Τόμος 2


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Σελίδα 349 - You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, — how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage — how quickly it would put forth all its beauty and its bravery, collect its scattered elements of strength, and awaken its dormant thunder.
Σελίδα 15 - Whereas the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster, lawfully, fully and freely representing all the estates of the people of this realm...
Σελίδα 88 - Majesty to give the answer to a late humble address, remonstrance, and petition, of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Livery of the city of London, in Common Hall assembled, is were negatived, and a previous question put on all the rest.
Σελίδα 156 - To see myself cut off from one of the few domestic enjoyments left me — certainly tfie only one upon which I set any value, the society of my child — involves me in such misery, as I well know your Royal Highness could never inflict upon me, if you were aware of its bitterness.
Σελίδα 349 - Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which...
Σελίδα 240 - Oh delay not," said the writer, without naming the person to whom he alluded — " delay not to draw aside the curtain within which that proud spirit hides its sufferings." He then adds, with a striking anticipation of what afterwards happened : — " Prefer ministering in the chamber of sickness to mustering at ' The splendid sorrows that adorn the hearse ;' I say, Life and Succour against Westminster Abbey and a Funeral ! " This article produced a strong and general sensation, and was reprinted...
Σελίδα 29 - Houses of Parliament, and now on the point of receiving the sanction of the great seal. ' The Prince feels it incumbent upon him, at this precise juncture, to communicate to Mr. Perceval his intention not to remove from their stations those whom he finds there as his Majesty's official servants.
Σελίδα 34 - An act for the more effectual preserving the King's person and government, by disabling papists from sitting in either house of parliament.
Σελίδα 33 - Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, all Treasons and...
Σελίδα 300 - Save the country, therefore, that you may continue to adorn it — save the crown, which is threatened with irreparable injury — save the aristocracy, which is surrounded with danger — save the altar, which is no longer safe when its kindred throne is shaken. You see that when the church and the throne would allow of no church solemnity in behalf of the Queen, the heartfelt prayers of the people rose to Heaven for her protection.

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