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" This year (16'99) died the Marquess of Winchester, whom the king had created Duke of Bolton. He was a man of a strange mixture. He had the spleen to a high degree, and affected an extravagant behaviour ; for many weeks he would not open his mouth till... "
The Court Journal: Court Circular & Fashionable Gazette - Page 130
1835
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The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the ..., Volume 2

Nicholas Tindal, Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - Great Britain - 1761
...a conceit conceit not to fpeak one word ; and at other times, he would not open his mouth till fuch an hour of the day, when he ' thought the air was...the day into night, and often hunted by torch-light, and took all forts of liberties to himfelf, many of which were very difagreeable to thofe about him....
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The Works of the Late Edward Dayes: Containing An Excursion Through the ...

Edward Dayes - Artists - 1805 - 359 pages
...He was a man of a singular humour: sometimes he would not speak for weeks together; at other times he would not open his mouth till such an hour of the day, when he thought the air was pure. One of his whims was to hunt by torchlight, which he actually put in practice. With all his oddities,...
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A general collection of ... voyages and travels, digested by J ..., Volume 2

John Pinkerton - 1808
...difpofition; fometimes he would not fpeak for weeks together, at others he would not open his mouth till fuch an hour of the day, when he thought the air •was purež. We have lately heard of a hunting by torch-light in France, to amufe the king of Denmark when there,...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 2

John Pinkerton - Voyages and travels - 1808
...; fometimes he would not fpeak for weeks together, at others he would not open his mouth till fuch an hour of the day, when he thought the air was purež. We have lately heard of a hunting by torch-light in France, to amuse the king of Denmark when there,...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...extravagant behaviour ; for many weeks he would take a conceit not to speak one word ; and at other times he would not open his mouth till such an hour of the...He changed the day into night, and often hunted by torch light, and took all sorts of liberties to himself; many of which were very disagreeable to those...
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History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the First ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1823
...extravagant behaviour; for many weeks he would take a conceit not to speak one word; and at other times, he would not open his mouth, till such an hour of...he changed the day into night, and often hunted by torch light, and took all sorts of liberties to himself, many of which were very disagreeable to those...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1823
...extravagant behaviour ; for many weeks he would take a conceit not to speak one word ; and at other times, he would not open his mouth, till such an hour of...he changed the day into night, and often hunted by torch light, and took all sorts of liberties to himself, many of which were •very disagreeable to...
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The Ellis Correspondence: Letters Written During the Years 1686 ..., Volume 2

George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - Great Britain - 1829
...extravagant behaviour. For many weeks he would take a conceit not to speak one word; and at other times, he would not open his mouth till such an hour of the...the day into night, and often hunted by torch-light ; and took all sorts of liberties to himself, many of and Dartmouth : all conclude they design to Bristoll,...
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Peerage for the People

William Carpenter - Great Britain - 1837 - 804 pages
...had created Duke of Bolton. He was a man of a strange mixture. He had the spleen to an high degree, and affected an extravagant behaviour, for many weeks...the day into night, and often hunted by torch-light, and took all sorts of liberties to himself ; many of which were very disagreeable to those about him....
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1840
...extravagant behaviour : for many weeks he would take a conceit not to speak one word ; and at other times he would not open his mouth till such an hour of the...the day into night, and often hunted by torchlight, and took all sorts of liberties to himself, many of which were very disagreeable to those about him....
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