Annual Register Volume 1775

Annual Register Volume 1775

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1776 edition. Excerpt: ... abstemious, for at a table covered with dainties, she culls the plainest and the simplest dish, and seldom eats of more than two things at a meal. Her wardrobe is changed every three months; and, while the nobility are eager to supply themselves with foreign trifies, her care is that nothing but what is English shall be provided for her wear. The tradesmens bills are regularly paid once a quarter for what comes under-the Childrens department, and the whole is judicioufly and happily conducted. P HE writer of the following lines, conscious of his incapacity to draw, in the masterly manner it deserves, so amiable a character as that of the late (lueen Matilda of Denmark, waited in expectation that some more able and eloquent pen would have attempted it. But few persons in this kingdom were in any degree acquainted with her life or actions, while she resided at Copenhagen; perhaps still fewer had the honour to know that exalted sufferer, during the latter years which she spent in her retreat at Zell. To this unacquaintance with her Majesty may. he doubts not, be imputed the almost universal filence respecting her; and it is from the appearance of no other WCSC alone for thee, whole-have twice 1 and to this reason may be ascribed his so frequently promoting priests of his own order. A pope is generally very circumspect in the nomination ofa bishop. He knows that the proper regulatipn of a diocese re uires judgment and abilities; for tghich reason the Italian bishops are usually as meek as they are learned-, and as charitable as they are zealous. They are constant residents, and they live in friendship and cordiality with their curates, for they must not be confounded with those marffignari, known in Rome under the titles of prelates, and who...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884337
  • 9781236884336