Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888

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Page 28 - Majesty, they would mentally include the health of the Prince and Princess of Wales and the rest of the Royal Family.
Page 46 - GENTLEMEN, — I thank you for the kind manner in which you have welcomed my arrival in this promising settlement. In the belief that its future progress will realize the sanguine expectations entertained regarding it, I have felt very strongly the necessity of fixing at once those points of occupation which are obviously of the greatest importance, in order to...
Page 3 - Cambridge, but whose pupils have also won especial distinction. ' It is an important step, and God's blessing be upon it, for upon the good education of princes, and especially of those who are destined to govern, the welfare of the world in these days very greatly depends.
Page 49 - I always feel it a great compliment to be invited to the hospitable board of the Lord Mayor and the Corporation of the city of London.
Page 258 - I have ventured on this occasion to touch on different topics and dates which I thought would be of interest, but it is not my wish to weary you with longer details. Allow me to thank you for the kind way in which you have listened to the remarks I have made, and to assure you how deeply I am with you on this occasion, both heart and soul.
Page 12 - I cannot on this occasion divest my mind of the associations connected with my beloved and lamented father. His bright example cannot fail to stimulate my efforts to tread in his footsteps, and, whatever my shortcomings may be, I may at least presume to participate in the interest which he took in every institution which tended to encourage art and science in this country, but more especially in the prosperity of the Royal Academy.
Page 13 - Wales, do solemnly declare that I will be good and true to our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria; that I will be obedient to the Mayor of this City ; that I will maintain the franchises and customs thereof, and will keep this City harmless, in that which in...
Page 9 - All our reminiscences, the history, the poetry, the romance of England for ten centuries, are concentrated in the huzzahs with which we greet the Prince of Wales.
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