Diary Illustrative of the Times of George the Fourth; Interspersed with Original Letters from the Late Queen Caroline, and from Various Other Distinguished Persons

Diary Illustrative of the Times of George the Fourth; Interspersed with Original Letters from the Late Queen Caroline, and from Various Other Distinguished Persons

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...after she was gone, that in her place she never would have taken the salary. I agreed. " Besides," said the Princess, " the nation would have done something for her, and it would have been in a more honourable way." It is supposed by this part;/, that the Duchess of Leeds has been placed by the recommendation of Mrs. Nugent, through the Duke of C--. Princess M., it is said, tells every thing to the Prince Regent, and Princess S. is the one that does exactly what Princess Charlotte chooses. The Prince had written a very cold letter to Lady De Clifford, who had also written one, as cold, in reply. This evening, there came a letter from Mr. Brougham, desiring her Royal Highness to send her letter again to the Chancellor and Lord Liverpool, and command them, as Lord Keeper, &c., to lay her petition before the Prince: ---it seems they are by law obliged to do this. The Princess has done so accordingly, and wrote in her own name. Lord Liverpool's answer was, that he would go to the Chancellor with her Royal High ness's letter as she desired.--What will be the result? I am anxious to know.. Tuesday, 19th.--Campbell, the poet, came to see me. His conversation always awakens thought and feeling: every thing that is his own, is elegant and enthusiastic; but every thing that he has acquired of manner, and of the sort of ton of those with whom he has chiefly associated, is far diflIerent.--'Tis a pity that one so_ gifted with the power of song, which implies a thousand powers, and each of them of giant force, should want that certain power to please which is derived from the polish of society. He understands not the Princess any more than if he werea native of some unknown land, andI doubt whether he would, even...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575792
  • 9781236575791