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" October, 1846. served; but during the second course a note was brought to the lady of the house, with excuses from the Baron, who was unexpectedly prevented from coming by the sudden death of his aunt, the Duchess von Epzom... "
A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 - Page 11
by Thomas Raikes - 1857
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 42

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1857
...Vole. III. and IV. Longman and Co. 1857. ing a considerable time, no baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but during the second course a note was brought to the lady of the house with excusée from the baron, who was unexpectedly prevented from coming by the sudden death of his aunt,...
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A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to ..., Volume 3

Thomas Raikes - Great Britain - 1857
...proceed, and ordered it to be delivered up to the Registrar. At another time, when his counsel pleaded for mercy, Alibaud exclaimed that he would not receive...guests, among whom was the facetious author. Friday, 15th. — There is much discontent in the legion of mercenaries commanded by Evans : officers and men...
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Wit and wisdom: jokes, conundrums, sentiments, and aphorisms

Wit - 1860
...and an invitation sent in form. After waiting a considerable time, no Baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but, during the second course, a note was...coming by the sudden death of his aunt, the Duchess von Epsom Salta, which she read out to the company without any suspicion of the joke, and to the entertainment...
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Personal Reminiscences

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1875 - 339 pages
...and an invitation sent in form. After waiting a considerable time, no Baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but during the second course a note was brought...of her guests, among whom was the facetious author. M. BERRYER. Saturday, 2->,d July, 1836. — A trait is cited of the famous counsel, M. Berryer, which...
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The treasury of modern anecdote, ed. with notes and intr. by W.D. Adams

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1881
...an invitation sent iii form. After waiting a considerable time, no Baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but during the second course a note was brought...the sudden death of his aunt, the Duchess von Epzom Haltz, which she read out to the company without any suspicion of the joke, and to the entertainment...
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Modern Anecdotes: A Treasury of Wise and Witty Sayings of the Last Hundred Years

William Davenport Adams - Anecdotes - 1886 - 276 pages
...and an invitation sent in form. After waiting a considerable time, no Baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but during the second course a note was brought...of her guests, among whom was the facetious author. GOVERNMENT POWDER. Mr Coke (of Holkham) told Haydon a story of Charles James Fox.' Onenight at Brookes's,...
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Personal Reminiscences

Ellis Cornelia Knight, Thomas Raikes - Great Britain - 1876 - 339 pages
...and an invitation sent in form. After waiting a considerable time, no Baron appearing, the dinner was served ; but during the second course a note was brought...coming by the sudden death of his aunt, the Duchess von Epzo1n Saltz, which she read out to the company without any suspicion of the joke, and to the entertainment...
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