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" Lords, said, among other things, 'that he prophesied last winter this bill would be attempted in the present session, and he was sorry to find that he had proved a true prophet. "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 322
1819
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 636 pages
...occasion of some particular bill before the House ot Lords, the Bishop observed, that " he prophesied |a*t winter this bill Would be attempted in the present session, and he was sorry to And that he had proved a trim prophet." Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the Bishop, and) who always...
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Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions

Joe Miller - English wit and humor - 1836 - 248 pages
...affection, and they may come as often as they choose. 608. Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, when a certain bill was brought into the House of Lords, said, among...attempted in the present session, and he was sorry to find that he had proved a true prophet. Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and always spoke in...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

Anecdotes - 1852
...De-cember, 1718, they were very warmly opposed by Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, who said, " he had gfH dJ D~ !6 >@ /gE 4 m #FƆ + ^< 2 L?k S`9 9 Lord Coningsby, who always spoke in a passion, rose immediately after the bishop, and remarked, that...
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Ecclesiastica; Or, the Church, Her Schools, and Her Clergy

Edward Mahon Roose - 1842 - 448 pages
...exceedingly perfect in its kind. He happened to say upon a certain bill then in discussion, that " he had prophesied last winter this bill would be attempted...in the present session : and he was sorry to find that he had proved a true prophet." Lord Colingsby, who spoke after the bishop, and always spoke in...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843
...wit of Atterbury, a still more pleasing instance is related by Dr. King. " Atterbury, when a certain bill was brought into the House of Lords, said, among other things, ' that * Dr. King's Anecdotes of His own Time, p. 7. f Echard's History of England, vol. ii. p. 351. he prophesied...
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Memoirs of the court of England from ... 1688 to the death of ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1843
...wit of Atterbury, a still more pleasing instance is related by Dr. King. " Atterbury, when a certain bill was brought into the House of Lords, said, among other things, ' that * Dr. King's Anecdotes of His own Time, p. 7. f Echard's History of England, vol. ii. p. 351. he prophesied...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...House of Lords, in December, 1718, they were very warmly ! opposed by Atterbury, who said, '• he had prophesied last winter this bill would be attempted...he was sorry to find he had proved a true prophet." Lord Coningsby, who always | spoke in a passion, rose immediately after the bishop, and remarked, that...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...happened to say in the House of Lords, while speaking on a certain bill then under discussion, that he had prophesied last winter this bill would be attempted in the present session, and he now was sorry to find he had proved a true prophet. Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851
...those I love, and for those I pity, and do not love !" Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, when a certain Bill was brought into the House of Lords, said, among other things : " I prophesied last winter this Bill would be attempted in the present Session, and I am sorry to...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1853 - 229 pages
...happened to say in the House of Lords, while speaking on a certain bill then under discussion, that he had prophesied last winter this bill would be attempted in the present session, and he now was sorry to find he had proved a true prophet. Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and...
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