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" The Right Honourable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts. "
The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ... - Page 126
1831 - 216 pages
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 24

British prose literature - 1821
...How should I ? I have never stooped to the means of acquiring it. LXXIII. WILLIAM DUKE OF CUMBERLAND. WILLIAM, duke of Cumberland, gave promises of talents...accomplished. One day he had given some offence to his royal mother, and was remanded to the confinement of his chamber. After what the queen thought a sufficient...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 2

Thomas Moore - Authors, English - 1825
...extemporaneous air, he brought it forth, in the following compact and pointed form : — " The Right Honourable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts," His Political Character stands out so fully HH 4' CHAP. in these pages, that it is needless, by any...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1826
...extemporaneous air, he brought it forth, in the following compact and pointed form : — " The Right Honourable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts." His Political Character stands out so fully in these pages, that it is needless, by any comments, to...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 3

Phrenology - 1826
...temporancous air, he brought it forth in the following compact ' and pointed form : — ' The right honourable gentleman is indebted ' to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts.'" Ah ! Mr Sheridan, mutato nomine de tefabula narratur. Some instances are given of his adroitness, not...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1826
...extemporaneous air, he brought it forth, in the following compact and pointed form : —' The right honourable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts."" At the latter period of his days, about 1789-90, we are told, " Of his happiness, at the period of...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - English letters - 1830 - 168 pages
...of Heaven, while the English lament and groan without end," &c. LXXIII. WILLIAM DUKE OF CUMBERLAND. WILLIAM, Duke of Cumberland, gave promises of talents...accomplished. One day he had given some offence to his royal mother, and was remanded to the confinement of his chamber. After what the queen thought a sufficient...
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The works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1832
...extemporaneous air, he brought it forth, in the following compact and pointed form : — " The Right Honourable Gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts." His Political Character stands out so fully in these pages, that it is needless, by any comments, to...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...extemporaneous air, he brought it forth, in the following compact and pointed form : — " The right honourable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts." ' * SHERIDAN'S FUNERAL. The brilliant assemblage at Westminster Abbey nn the day of Sheridan's funeral...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...REPARTEE. IN reply to some observations of Mr Dundas in the House of Commons, Sheridan observed — "The right honorable gentleman is indebted to his memory...his jests, and to his imagination for his facts." THE POOR OLD LION. A FABLE. A LIOM, who was so much worn out with age that he had lost his strength,...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...REPARTEE. IN reply to some observations of Mr Dundas in the House of Commons, Sheridan observed — " The right honorable gentleman is indebted to his memory...his jests, and to his imagination for his facts." THE POOR OLD LION. A FABLE. A LION, who was so much worn out with age that he had lost his strength,...
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