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" It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles, and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and... "
English Prose (1137-1890) - Strona 272
pod redakcją - 1909 - Liczba stron: 544
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Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic

David Bromwich - 1999 - Liczba stron: 456
...interested historian. Such was the example of Marie Antoinette as Burke presented her in the Reflections. It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in,—glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution!...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - 1999 - Liczba stron: 440
...beheading of Queen Marie Antoinette, Burke became an outspoken critic of the excesses of the Revolution. It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just begun to move in, glittering like the morning star full of life and splendor and joy. O, what...
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The Ship of State: Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic ...

Norma Thompson - 2008 - Liczba stron: 256
...exists to resituate a people, once the historical moment has passed. His famous passage begins thus: "It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw...sphere she just began to move in— glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! What a revolution!" (66). With this exclamation,...
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Glorious Causes: The Grand Theatre of Political Change, 1789 to 1833

Julia Swindells - 2001 - Liczba stron: 202
...theatticality and the trope of sensibility pervade his conceptuali2ation of histotical and political events: It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just ahove the hoti2on, decorating and cheeting the elevated sphere she just hegan to move in—glitteting...
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The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550–1850

David Kuchta - 2002 - Liczba stron: 313
...attention from his contemporaries, was his lament for the tragic, fallen beauty of Marie Antoinette: surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! . . . But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters,...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology I

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - 2003 - Liczba stron: 328
...Revolution Sourcebook, London, Arnold, 1999, p. 113. 79 Edmund Burke on the French Revolution, 1790 It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! and what a heart must I have to contemplate without emotion...
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Jane Austen and the Morality of Conversation

Bharat Tandon - 2003 - Liczba stron: 305
...metaphors of an ordered or disordered universe. One famous example is Burke's memory of Marie Antoinette: 'It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw...glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy.' 4 When speaking in public, however, Burke was capable of being elemental in other...
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The Road from Versailles: Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the Fall of the ...

Munro Price - 2004 - Liczba stron: 448
...her holding court as a young bride, in the days of glory before 1789: It is now fifteen or sixteen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness,...sphere she just began to move in, glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy-14 Marie Antoinette's intellectual capacities have...
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Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics and the Colonial Sublime

Luke Gibbons - 2003 - Liczba stron: 304
...Edmund Burkes famous lament over the death of chivalry in the desecrated bedchamber of Marie Antoinette: It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision . . . Little did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke, Darrin M. McMahon - 2003 - Liczba stron: 322
...France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemd to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just...glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh ! what a revolution! and what a heart must I have to contemplate without emotion...
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