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" The general style of his poetry was far from being so complimentary ; and that of his prose, though not so well known, and often too licentious for publication, was to the full as easy, lively, and humorous as his verse. "
The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ...: From the ... - Page 208
by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - 1822
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The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - English literature - 1822
...composed the following distich on the Empress Queen : " Oh Regina orbis prima et pulcherrima ! ridens i'.s Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens." The general...Dresden, and attended the King of Poland to Warsaw in 1754, where, upon espousing very warmly the interests of the Poniatowskys in an affair called, the...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1840
...distich on the Queen of Hungary, which I send you for the curiosity, not the merit of it : — " O regina orbis prima et pulcherrima, ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens." It is infinitely admired at Vienna, but Baron Munchausen has received a translation of it into German...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...distich on the Queen of Hungary, which I send you for the curiosity, not the merit of it : — " O regina orbis prima et pulcherrima, ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens." It is infinitely admired at Vienna, but Baron Munchausen has received a translation of it into German...
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Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second, Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Great Britain - 1846
...proceed to extremities after stopping the Silesian loan; and in his triple • 1 See Appendix, vol. i. capacity of Minister, Courtier, and Poet, he composed...publication, was to the full as easy, lively, and humorous as his verse. After returning to England he was again appointed to Dresden, and attended the...
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Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second, Volume 11

Horace Walpole - Great Britain - 1847
...Minister, Courtier, and Poet, he composed the following distich on the Empress Queen : . " Oh Eegina orbis prima et pulcherrima ! ridens Es Venus, incedens...publication, was to the full as easy, lively, and humorous as his verse. After returning to England he was again appointed to Dresden, and attended the...
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Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865
...in the observatory. Verses that won the Prize at Vienna on the Empress's (Maria Theresa) Birthday. O regina, orbis prima et pulcherrima ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens. Sir C. II. Williams. Thus translated : Hail, peerless princess ! Juno's self in mien, Pallas in wit,...
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Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral and Panegyrical

John Booth - Epigrams - 1865 - 327 pages
...in the observatory. Verses that won the Prize at Vienna on the Empress's (Maria Theresa) Birthday. O regina, orbis prima et pulcherrima ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens. Sir CH Williams Thus translated : Hail, peerless princess ! Juno's self in mien, Pallas in wit, in...
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The Works of Ben Jonson, Volume 8

Ben Jonson - 1875
...many other candidates, his complimental epigram on the birth-day, and carried the prize in triumph : O Regina orbis prima et pulcherrima : ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens. The compliment has since passed through other hands, and was, not long ago, applied to one who had as little...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1875
...many other candidates, his complimental epigram on the birth-day, and carried the prize in triumph : O Regina orbis prima et pulcherrima : ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens. The compliment has since passed through other hands, and was, not long ago, applied to one who had as little...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians: Including Henry Fielding. The Earl ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1875
...greatly admired at Vienna at the time it was written, it may be more BO than its merits justify : — " O regina orbis prima et pulcherrima, ridens Es Venus, incedens Juno, Minerva loquens."* It was once contemptuously observed by Dr. Johnson of Sir Charles Williams, that, as a poet, "he had...
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