Correspondence, ed. by [W.S. Taylor and J.H. Pringle] the executors of his son John, earl of Chatham, Band 2


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Major Barré to Mr Pitt April 28 Details his services
Arthur Villettes Esq minister to the Swiss cantons to
Andrew Mitchell Esq to Mr Pitt August 17 Introducing
Mr Pitt to the Archbishop of Armagh September States
The Marquis of Granby to Mr Pitt October 13 Capture
The King of Prussia to Mr Pitt November 7 Regrets the death
The King of Prussia to the King of England November 26
The Marquis Grimaldi to the Count de Fuentes March 5 Steps
De Bougainville to Mr Pitt March 25 Soliciting permission
Mr Pitt to the King of Prussia in reply 12
The Marquis Grimaldi Spanish ambassador at the court of France
Mr Pitt to Sir Richard Lyttelton May Announcing
Hans Stanley Esq to Mr Pitt June 9 Detailing his conversa
Mr Pitt to Lady Hester Pitt July 2 State of his health
The Earl of Bute to Mr Pitt August 14 Expressing
The same to the same February 26 France ready to accept
General Count de Lally to Mr Pitt September 29 Soliciting
Mr Pitt to the Earl of Bute in reply October 7 Doubts
Lord Feversham to Mr Pitt October 10 Regrets his resig
George Pitt Esq afterwards Lord Rivers to Mr Pitt
Mr Pitt to the Earl of Tyrawly in reply Thanks for his kind
Thomas Nuthall Esq to Mr Pitt October 14 Announcing
The Bishop of Gloucester to Mr Pitt October 24 Abuses
Earl Temple to Lady Chatham October 10 Duel between
Thomas Hollis Esq to Mr Pitt December 21 Enclosing
Sir Richard Lyttelton to Mr Pitt December 23 Speculations
Mr Pitt to Count Algarotti in reply

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Seite 2 - But hark! — that heavy sound breaks in once more, As if the clouds its echo would repeat; And nearer, clearer, deadlier than before! Arm! Arm! it is — it is — the cannon's opening roar! Within a windowed niche of that high hall Sate Brunswick's fated chieftain; he did hear That sound the first amidst the festival, And caught its tone with Death's prophetic ear...
Seite 2 - Brunswick's fated chieftain; he did hear That sound the first amidst the festival, And caught its tone with death's prophetic ear: And when they smiled because he deem'd it near, His heart more truly knew that peal too well Which stretch'd his father on a bloody bier, And roused the vengeance blood alone could quell: He rush'd into the field, and, foremost fighting, fell!
Seite 2 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet But hark!
Seite 75 - ... all this was very solemn. But the charm was the entrance of the abbey, where we were received by the dean and chapter in rich robes, the choir and almsmen bearing torches; the whole abbey so illuminated, that one saw it to greater advantage than by day; the tombs, long aisles, and fretted roof, all appearing distinctly, and with the happiest chiaro scuro.
Seite 379 - Burke's company since he has been engaged in public business, in which he has gained more reputation than perhaps any man at his [first] appearance ever gained before. He made two speeches in the House for repealing the Stamp Act, which were publicly commended by Mr. Pitt, and have filled the town with wonder.
Seite 75 - Attending the funeral of a father could not be pleasant : his leg extremely bad, yet forced to stand upon it near two hours; his face bloated and distorted with his late paralytic stroke, which...
Seite 353 - I called it forth, and drew it into your service, a hardy and intrepid race of men ! men, who, when left by your jealousy, became a prey to the artifices of your enemies, and had gone nigh to have overturned the state in the war before the last.
Seite 76 - Then returned the fear of catching cold ; and the duke of Cumberland, who was sinking with heat, felt himself weighed down, and turning round, found it was the duke of Newcastle standing upon his train, to avoid the chill of the marble. It was very theatric to look down into the vault, where the coffin lay, attended by mourners with lights. Clavering, the groom of the bed-chamber, refused to sit up with the body, and was dismissed by the king's order.
Seite 75 - Do you know, I had the curiosity to go to the burying t'other night; I had never seen a royal funeral; nay, I walked as a rag of quality, which I found would be, and so it was, the easiest way of seeing it. It is absolutely a noble sight. The Prince's chamber, hung with purple, and a quantity of silver lamps, the coffin under a canopy of purple velvet, and six vast chandeliers of silver on high stands, had a very good effect. The Ambassador from Tripoli and his son were carried to see that chamber....
Seite 75 - ... minute guns, — all this was very solemn. But the charm was the entrance of the abbey, where we were received by the dean and chapter in rich robes, the choir and almsmen...

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