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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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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1850 - 328 Seiten
...needful to the sacrifice My country asks, harden my soul to shed it ! TALFOURD. King Charles the Second. Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. Amans Patríete. веыу, о"тгер, г)ч ар%г)ч то irplv •)(áov4 àfiavpov SecnrÓTai...
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The Living Age ..., Band 30

1851
...request, by his witty favorite, the Earl of Rochester, is said to be not more severe than it is just : Here lies our sovereign lord the king, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. How witty was the reply : " The matter, he observed, was easily accounted for — his discourse was...
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Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest, Band 5

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - 1851
...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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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A. [and ..., Band 5

Agnes Strickland - 1851
...liberty of writing the following impromptu epigram on his majesty's chamber door: — " Here lies onr sovereign lord the king, Whose word no man relies on; Who never said a foolish thing, "It is very true/' replied Charles, after he had read the lines; "my doings are those of my ministers,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Band 30

1851
...Sark is not as complete terra incognita at the present time, as it was in the days of that monarch " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." Some have a vague notion that it is one of the Shetland Isles, and named from the Scottish word signifying...
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The Story of Nell Gwyn: And the Sayings of Charles the Second

Peter Cunningham - 1852 - 212 Seiten
...request,t by his witty favourite the Earl of Rochester, is said to be not more severe than it is just : Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word...never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. How witty was the reply. " The matter," he observed, • Walpoliana, vol. ip 58. " was easily accounted...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Band 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1852
...delightful a companion, how good-natured a man, how full of buoyancy and wit, a very ditto of Old Rowley, lace in this notice : — THANATOPSM. " To him who in the lo D'Orsay was born n prince of fashion, and a dandy-king, formed, indeed, to be the Count Antony Hamilton...
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Tales of a grandfather. Second series

Walter Scott - 1853
...request, by his witty favourite, the Earl of Rochester, is not more severe than jostv ^ [ ", t • ^ <L Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King-, Whose word...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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The fortunes of the Colville family; or, A cloud and its silver lining

Francis Edward Smedley - 1853
...people were getting up. Still, he had his good points. Unlike King Charles, of naughty memory — " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one," however dull and trite might be Mr. Slowkopf's remarks, his actions were invariably good and kind....
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William Hogarth's own Joe Miller; or, Quips, cranks, jokes and squibs of ...

William Hogarth (pseud.) - 1854 - 160 Seiten
...LORD ROCHESTER'S EPIGRAM ON KING CHARLES n., WHILE LTING UNDER THE TABLE. Here lies the mutton-eating king, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one. 193. A GOOD REASON HE COULD NOT DO IT. Blitz had a bright little fellow on...
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