Relics of royalty; or, Remarks, anecdotes, and amusements, of ... George iii

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Page 145 - ... such as speak wrong. 15 I should utterly have fainted, but that I believe verily to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. 16 O tarry thou the LORD'S leisure ; be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart ; and put thou thy trust in the LORD.
Page 30 - The Wisdom and Goodness of God in having made both rich and poor; with an Appendix containing Reflections on the present State of England and France.
Page 63 - Let there be light, and light was over all," Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave.
Page 63 - O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first created beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree?
Page 196 - This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea...
Page 44 - Johnson said, he thought he had already done his part as a writer. "I should have thought so too, (said the King,) if you had not written so well.
Page 125 - I think this story, for the honour of the late king, ought to be more generally known. " But what will surprise you more, Lord Marechal, a few days after the coronation of the present king, told me that he believed the young Pretender was at that time in London, or at least had been so very lately, and had come over to see the show of the coronation, and had actually seen it. I asked my lord the reason for this strange fact.
Page 118 - Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice.
Page 47 - He added, therefore, that Dr. Hill was, notwithstanding, a very curious observer; and if he would have been contented to tell the world no more than he knew, he might have been a very considerable man, and needed not to have recourse to such mean expedients to raise his reputation3.
Page 48 - Sir, they may talk of the King as they will ; but he is the finest gentleman I have ever seen." And he afterwards observed to Mr. Langton, ' Sir, his manners are those of as fine a gentleman as we may suppose Lewis the Fourteenth or Charles the Second.

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