The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Tom 15

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1831

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Strona 367 - For what we are going to receive, the Lord make us truly thankful.
Strona 398 - ... earliest acquaintances, Messrs. Bewick, of Newcastle-uponTyne and London, after designs made from the most interesting passages of the poems they embellish. They have been executed with great care, and I may venture to say, without being supposed to be influenced by ancient friendship, that they form the most extraordinary effort of the art of engraving upon wood that ever was produced in any age or any country. Indeed it seems almost impossible that such delicate effects could be obtained from...
Strona 115 - Brownlow-sbeet hospital, on the llth day of July, 1802, of the body of Sophia Austin, and was first brought to the Princess's house in the month of November following.
Strona 256 - In about seven minutes he scarcely ever failed of drawing a strong likeness of any person present, which had generally much freedom and grace, if the subject permitted. He is likewise an excellent reader of blank verse, and will immediately convince any one that he both understands and feels the striking passages of Milton and Shakespeare.
Strona 287 - ... fancy, and a dignity derived from the higher branches, which even those who professed them in a superior manner did not always preserve, when they delineated individual nature. His portraits remind the spectator of the invention of history, and the amenity of landscape. In painting portraits, he appeared not to be raised upon that platform, but to descend to it from a higher sphere.
Strona 126 - ... as will never be forgotten, by those who had the good fortune to...
Strona 145 - ... that her said Majesty shall, from and after the passing of this act, for ever be disabled and rendered incapable of using, exercising, and enjoying the same, or any of them ; and moreover, that the marriage between his Majesty and the said Caroline Amelia Elizabeth be, and the same is hereby from henceforth for ever wholly dissolved, annulled, and made void, to all intents, constructions, and purposes whatsoever.
Strona 146 - I well know, that, notwithstanding the agitations produced by temporary circumstances, and amidst the distress, which still presses upon a large portion of my subjects, the firmest reliance may be placed on that affectionate and loyal attachment to my person and government, of which I have recently received so many...
Strona 123 - Majesty might resume, on his restoration to health, every power and prerogative belonging to his crown. I certainly am the last person in 'the kingdom to -whom it can be permitted to despair of our royal father's recovery.
Strona 146 - I have recently received so many testimonies from all parts of my kingdom ; and which, whilst it is most grateful to the strongest feelings of my heart, I shall ever consider as the best and surest safeguard of my throne.

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