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" It was the fashion in those days to drink very hard, and Mrs. Fitzherbert never retired to rest till her Royal spouse came home. But I have heard the late Duke of York say, that often when she heard the Prince and his drunken companions on the staircase,... "
A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 - Page 147
by Thomas Raikes - 1857
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The life of George the fourth, Volume 1

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - England - 1881 - 460 pages
...principle — was not likely to ensure comfort. "During the commencement of her union," we are told, " the attachment of that fickle Prince still existed...when she heard the Prince and his drunken companions • " Diary of Lord Colchester," i. 6& on the staircase, she would seek a refuge from their presence...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 50

Nineteenth century - 1901
...fashion in those days to drink * Moore's Life of Sheridan, voL i. oh. i. 132 THE NINETEENTH CENTURY July very hard, and Mrs. Fitzherbert never retired to rest...staircase, she would seek a refuge from their presence under the sofa, when the Prince, finding the drawing-rooni deserted, would draw his sword in joke,...
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Mrs. Fitzherbert and George IV, Volume 1

William Henry Wilkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1905 - 476 pages
..."Few were the happy hours that she could number even at that period. He [the Prince] was young and impetuous and boisterous in his character, and very...of the table. It was the fashion in those days to 1 "Reminiscences of Henry Angelo." London, 1830. drink very hard, and Mrs. Fitzherbert never retired...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 50

Nineteenth century - 1901
...of the period, Mr. Thomas Raikes, may be sufficient to show : — lie was young, impetuous, and very boisterous in his character, and very much addicted...the table. It was the fashion in those days to drink ' Moore's Life of Sheridan, vol. i. ch. x. very hard, and ilrs. Fitzherbert never retired to rest till...
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