Georgiana: Or, Anecdotes of George the Third: With a Selection of Poetical Effusions and Other Eulogiums on His Character, and on that of H.R.H. the Duke of Kent

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W. Whittemore, 1820 - 178 páginas
 

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Página 172 - It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: 5 Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.
Página 82 - The King was pleased to say he was of the same opinion, adding, ' You do not think, then, Dr. Johnson, that there was much argument in the case?' Johnson said, he did not think there was. ' \Vhy, truly,' said the King, 'when once it comes to calling names, argument is pretty well at an end.
Página 83 - He added, therefore, that Dr. Hill was, notwithstanding, a very curious observer; and if he would have been contented to tell the world no more than he knew, he might have been a very considerable man, and needed not to have recourse to such mean expedients to raise his reputation3.
Página 74 - I depend for remission of sins : and therefore let " the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed for me, preserve my body and soul to everlasting life.
Página 59 - The civil and religious rights of my loving subjects are equally dear to me with the most valuable prerogatives of my crown; and as the surest foundation of the whole, and the best means to draw down the Divine favour on my reign, it is my fixed purpose to countenance and encourage the practice of true religion and virtue.
Página 84 - Sir, they may talk of the king as they will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen.
Página 84 - Review were enemies to the Church. This the King said he was sorry to hear. The conversation next turned on the Philosophical Transactions, when Johnson observed that they had now a better method of arranging their materials than formerly. " Ay, (said the King,) they are obliged to Dr.
Página 10 - I then said, that I had left him in some alarm, how he was to wear the Windsor uniform with a...
Página 82 - No, sir (answered Johnson), not to kings." But fearing to be misunderstood, he...
Página 3 - I saw him again yesterday, and was surprised to find the levee room had lost so entirely the air of the lion's den. This sovereign don't stand in one spot, with his eyes fixed royally on the ground, and dropping bits of German news ; he walks about, and speaks to every body. I saw him afterwards on the throne, where he is graceful and genteel, sits with dignity, and reads his answers to addresses well...

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