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Стр. 126 - Armstead's, in Park Street, in hopes of finding Fox there, to give him an account of what had passed. He not being in town, they amused themselves yesterday evening with spreading about a report that the king was still out of his mind, and in quoting phrases of his, to which they gave that turn.
Стр. 98 - go on in their usual style, both keeping open houses, and employing every means in their power to gain proselytes ; attending the Beefsteak Club, Freemason's meetings, &c The Duke of York never misses a night at Brookes', where the hawks pluck his feathers unmercifully, and have reduced him to the vowels I 0 U.
Стр. 126 - ... him an account of what had passed. He not being in town, they amused themselves yesterday evening with spreading about a report that the king was still out of his mind, and in quoting phrases of his, to which they gave that turn. It is certainly a decent and becoming thing that, when all the king's physicians, all his attendants, and his two principal ministers agree in pronouncing him well, his two sons should deny it.
Стр. 96 - Pitt, informing his royal highness of the plan meant to be pursued : that the care of the king's person and the disposition of the royal household should be committed to the queen...
Стр. 122 - They seemed satisfied,' he added. Lord Bulkeley writes, ' Lord Winchelsea, who was at Kew the whole time, told me that, when they came out, they told Colonel Digby that they were delighted with the King's being so well, and remarked that two things in the half-hour's conference which they had with him had struck them very forcibly; that he had observed to them how much better he played at piquet than Mr. Charles Hawkins, and that, since he had been ill, he had rubbed up all his Latin ; and these...
Стр. 303 - Grenville's view of the war, when it had been once begun, is expressed in a letter of September 17th, 1794 : — ' I have no other view of the contest in which we are engaged, nor ever have had, than that the existence of the two systems of Government is fairly at stake, and in the words of St. Just (whose curious speech I hope you have seen), that it is perfect blindness not to see that in the establishment of the French Republic is included the overthrow of all the other governments of Europe.
Стр. 224 - I have contributed to keep my own country at least a little longer from sharing in all the evils of every sort that surround us. I am more and more convinced that this can only be done by keeping wholly and entirely aloof, and by watching much at home, but doing very little indeed; endeavouring to nurse up in the country a real determination to stand by the Constitution when it is attacked, as it most infallibly will be if these things go on ; and, above all, trying to make the situation of the lower...
Стр. 56 - After this recantation was over, the day was closed by such a blunder of Sheridan's as I never knew any man of the meanest talents guilty of before. During the whole time that I have sat in Parliament, in pretty warm times, I never remember such an uproar as was raised by his threatening us " with the danger " of provoking the Prince to assert his right," which were the exact words which he used.'f (Vol.
Стр. 159 - From congratulatory balls, at which she had announced her intention to be present, they kept away all persons over whom they had any influence ; and at a ball given by the French ambassador on the 30th May, the Prince of Wales and the Dukes of York and Clarence would neither dance nor remain to supper, lest they should have the appearance of paying the smallest attention to her Majesty, who was present.