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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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Men and Manners in America. By the Author of Cyril Thornton, Etc, Band 2

Thomas Hamilton - 1833
...to the second Charles — AMERICAN LEGISLATORS. 109 ^.- : .f .,',' ; ,- • ', ...-.-i .- v n.., , " 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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Die Engländer

Franz Kottenkamp - 1836 - 362 Seiten
...Smpertinenj t>on 91офе(1ег ancoren, ber ifmi einfl in'é ©efïcfyt folgenbe ©rabfjj&rift fagte: Here lies our sovereign Lord the King * * Whose word...never said a foolish thing And never did a wise one. Die nmvefenben Damen mußten bet n>i|igen 3n>eibeutig!eit«n fortwa'f)renb bte 2iu.(jen flen unb erró'tíjen,...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Tales of a grandfather

Walter Scott - 1836
...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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Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions

Joe Miller - 1836 - 248 Seiten
...Written on the Chamber Door of King Charles II. BY THE EARL OF ROCHESTER. Here lies the mutton-eating king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. Mankind punished, The crimes of men began to grow so great, That how to punish...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Band 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840
...obliged to listen to an impertinence of Rochester, who read before his face the following epitaph : " Here lies our sovereign Lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." The ladies who were present never failed to blush and look down on hearing witty inuendos, until the...
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Heads of the People: Or, Portraits of the English, Band 1

1840
...eminence, are apt to acquire a taste for the perturbing pursuits of fashion or ambition. Charles II. (" who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one") was wont to remark that he considered the country yeomen to be the happiest class of people in his...
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Patronage

Maria Edgeworth - 1841
...an unfavourable opinion of my judgment—and, after all, ma'am, of the two classes of people, those who ' never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one,' and those who never did a foolish thing and never said a wise one, would not you rather that I should...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

1846
...authenticated, that in consequence of the civil and ecclesiastical oppression of Charles I., that monarch "who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," while the same persecuting spirit was still rife that drove the Pilgrim fathers in 1620 to seek a grave...
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Waverley Novels: Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott - 1845
...resented its poignancy. The lines are well known : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the King, \Vho.se me into a certain chapel, to see, as they said to each other, that all was ready. t The Duchess of Portsmouth, Charles H. 's favourite mistress ; very unpopular at the time of the Popish...
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Memoirs of Prince Charles Stuart: (count of Albany) Commonly Called ..., Band 1

Karl Ludwig Klose - 1845
...England from his rule, the epigram of a contemporary might aptly have been engraved on his tomb : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." Yet how weak is even this epigram to express the infamy of a reign, in which the caprice of government...
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