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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. "
The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ... - Page 51
1875 - 374 pages
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The life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and impartial account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...pitch by the misfortunes of its object. ' It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Oueen of France, then the Dauphiness, at Versailles; and...cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in,—glittering like the morning * State Trials, vol. ii. p. 360, 363. star, .full of life, and splendour,...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...\ ' It is now sixteen or Seventeen years since I saw the Oueen of France, then the Dan^>* phiness, at Versailles ; and surely never lighted on this orb,...she just began to move in, — glittering like the morning * State Trials, vol. ii, p. 360, 363. star, full of life, and splendour, add joy. Oh ! what,...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...Burke's use of this figure in his celebrated description of the queen of France is of a similar nature: " It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the eleyated sphere she just began to moves in ; glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor,...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...curiosity to see the royal family and particularly the queen, who was then, as Mr. Burke describes her, just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she was beginning to move in — a sad change has taken place; the pomp of royalty is fled, and all is...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
...within it which possesses mine : " It is now," said the immortal Burke, in 1790, "sixteen or eighteen years since I saw the " Queen of France, then the...which she hardly seemed to touch, a " more delightful vision—I saw her just above " the horizon, decorating and cheering the elc" vated sphere she just...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...save herself from the last disgrace; and that, if she must fall, she will fall by no ignoble hand. ~ 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 an heart must I have, to contemplate without...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...save herself from the last disgrace; and that, if she must fall, she will fall by no ignoble hand. It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began tomove in, — glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh ! what a...
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Collectanea oratoria; or, The academic orator, oratorical selections ...

J H Rice - 1808
...for ouf liberties—let us conquer—or die! VII. Eulogium of Antoinette, the late Queen of France. IT is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I,saw hpr just above (he horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just began to...
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Collectanea Oratoria, Or, Academic Orator: Consisting of a Diversity of ...

J. H. Rice - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1808 - 491 pages
...our liberties — let us conquer — or die ! VII. Eulogium of Antoinette, the late Queen of France. IT is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the...hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. 1 saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering <he elevated sphere she had just began to...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

Women - 1811 - 300 pages
...and consumed in the same manner. Mr. Burke's animated description of the late Queen < of France, j 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 splendour, and joy. Oh! what a revolution!...
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