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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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Once a Month: An Illustrated Australasian Magazine ..., Volume 2

1885
...once said 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...he was sorry to find he had proved a true prophet." Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, desired the House to remark, " that one of the right reverend...
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Modern Anecdotes: A Treasury of Wise and Witty Sayings of the Last Hundred Years

William Davenport Adams - Anecdotes - 1886 - 276 pages
...House of Lords, in December 1718, it was very warmly opposed by Bishop 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 rose immediately after the bishop, and remarked that " one of the right reverends had...
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English Wit and Humor

Walter Henry Howe - English wit and humor - 1898 - 220 pages
...promoters of the Bill were very warmly opposed by Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, who said, " He had prophesied last winter this Bill would be attempted...the present session, and he was sorry to find he had been a true prophet." Lord Coningsby, who always spoke in a passion, rose immediately after the bishop,...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...of Atterbury, a still more pleasing instance is related by Doctor King. " Atterbury, 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.' My Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and always spoke...
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...of Atterbury, a still more pleasing instance is related by Doctor King. " Atterbury, 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.' My Lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and always spoke...
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Annual Register, Volume 61

Edmund Burke - History - 1820
...gold. REPARTEE OF ATTERBCHY. [From Kings Anecdatet.~\ 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.'' My lord Coningsby, who spoke after the bishop, and always spoke...
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