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" Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. "
A History of England,: From the First Invasion by the Romans to the End of ... - Seite 271
von Mrs. Markham - 1829
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Converts from Infidelity: Or, Lives of Eminent Individuals who Have ...

Andrew Crichton - 1827 - 4 Seiten
...or satire, an instance of which is recorded in the mock epitaph, so well known and so often quoted : Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. There were two principles in his nature which were especially liable to these excitements, — a violent...
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Converts from Infidelity: John Wilmot, earl of Rochester. Count Struensee ...

Andrew Crichton - 1827
...well known and BO often quoted : Here lies our sovereign lord the King, ^Vhose word no man relieft on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. There were two principles in his nature which were especially liable to these excitements, — a. violent...
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Tales of a Grandfather: Being Stories Taken from Scottish History : Humbly ...

Walter Scott - 1829 - 340 Seiten
...at his own request, by his witty favourite, the Earl of Rochester, is not more severe than j ust— Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. After this sketch of the King's character, we must return to Scotland, from which we have been absent...
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Tales of a Grandfather: Being Stories Taken from Scottish History

Walter Scott - 1829 - 332 Seiten
...request, by his witty favourite, the Earl of Rochester, is not more severe than just — Here lien our Sovereign Lord, the King, Whose word no man relies...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. After this sketch of the King's character, we must return to Scotland, from which we have been absent...
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Miscellaneous Essays

Mathew Carey - 1830 - 472 Seiten
...ridiculous, but contemptible. He may, in fine, exemplify what the witty Rochester wrote of Charles II: " Who never said a foolish thing— And never did a wise one." Let us examine the other side of the question. There are numbers of men to be found, who are not only...
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Tales of a Grandfather;: With Stories Taken from Scottish History..

Walter Scott - 1833
...at his own request, by his witty favourite, the Earl of Rochester, is not more severe than just — Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. After this sketch of the King's character, we must return to Scotland, from which we have been absent...
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Introductions, and Notes and Illustrations to the Novels, Tales, and ..., Band 2

Walter Scott - 1833
...composed at the King's request, who nevertheless resented its poignancy.The lines are well known : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one, " " THE GREAT MADAM. "—P. 265, 1. 6, bottom. The Duchess of Portsmouth, Charles II.'s favourite mistress...
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Bride of Lammermoor - Peveril of the peak

Walter Scott - 1833
...composed at the King's request, who nevertheless resented its poignancy. The lines are well known :— " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. " " THE GREAT MADAM."—?, 265, 1. 6, bottom. The Duchess of Portsmouth, Charles II.'s favourite mistress...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Band 4

Walter Scott - 1833
...composed at the King's ro'juesl. who nevertheless resented its poignancy. The lines are well known :— " f wile one." too; and there is no laughing at so sharp a jest, when it is dinned into your ears on all...
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Men and Manners in America

Thomas Hamilton - 1833 - 410 Seiten
...and their character is the very reverse of that attributed by Rochester to the second Charles — " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." It is not right that these men should be judged exclusively by their words; their actions also must...
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