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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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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A. [and ..., Band 8

Agnes Strickland - 1845
...day took the liberty of writing the following impromptu epigram on his majesty's chamber door : — " Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." " It is very true," replied Charles, after he had read the lines, " my doings are those of my ministers,...
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Waverley novels. (Abbotsford ed.).

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1845
...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." t The Duchess of Portsmouth, Charles II. 's favourite mistress ; тегу unpopular nt the time of...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - 1846
...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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Methodist Review, Band 28

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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The forlorn hope, a story of old Chelsea

Anna Maria Hall - 1846 - 28 Seiten
...tradition ; but there is nothing of improbability about it. Her influence over the voluptuous monarch, ' Who never said a foolish thing And never did a wise one," was, at one period, unbounded. It was in this instance, at least, exerted in the cause of mercy and...
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The Pilot, or Sailors' magazine. [Continued as] Sailors' magazine, Bände 9-10

British and foreign sailors' society - 1847
...that he was a philosopher of a most practical cast. He was not like our Charles the Second, a king " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." He fitted out fleets, which, navigated by Phoenician pilots and mariners, sailed from the Red Sea to...
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History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Reign of Victoria

Mrs. Markham - 1848
...early to encourage and reward the workmen, and showed great, presence of mind and activity. Charles possessed talents, but made no good use of them. There...Charles, and he said, in his pleasant way, that it was vtry true ; for his words were his owi>, but his actions were his ministers . What were the manneis...
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Personal Recollections of the Late Daniel O'Connell, M.P.

William Joseph O'Neill Daunt - 1848
...repeated the lines of Rochester's jocular epitaph: " Here lies the mutton-eating king, Whose promise none relies on; Who never said a foolish thing And never did a wise one." "Aye," said O'Connell, laughing, " the debauched old vagabond's answer to that epitaph was admirable....
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Personal Recollections of the Late Daniel O'Connell, M.P.

William J. O'Neill Daunt - 1848
...repeated the lines of Rochester's jocular epitaph : " Here lies the mutton-eating king, Whose promise none relies on; Who never said a foolish thing And never did a wise one." " Aye," said O'Connell, laughing, "the debauched old vagabond's answer to that epitaph was admirable....
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1849 - 540 Seiten
...the Protectorate ; and, above all, Charles himself, the easy, heartless, good-natured libertine, " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." Villiers, the profligate Duke of Buckingham, is brought prominently forward ; but in attempting to...
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