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" It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles, and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. "
What Men Have Said about Woman: A Collection of Choice Sentences - Page 30
1866 - 321 pages
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The life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and impartial account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...misfortunes of its object. ' It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Oueen of France, then the Dauphiness, at Versailles ; and surely never...began to move in, — glittering like the morning * State Trials, vol. ii. p. 360, 363. star, .full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh ! what a revolution...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...\ ' It is now sixteen or Seventeen years since I saw the Oueen of France, then the Dan^>* phiness, at Versailles ; and surely never lighted on this orb,...began to move in, — glittering like the morning * State Trials, vol. ii, p. 360, 363. star, full of life, and splendour, add joy. Oh ! what, a revolution...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...France is of a similar nature: " It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles: and surely never...just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the eleyated sphere she just began to moves in ; glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor,...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...curiosity to see the royal family and particularly the queen, who was then, as Mr. Burke describes her, just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she was beginning to move in — a sad change has taken place; the pomp of royalty is fled, and all is...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 46

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1827
...celebrated comparison of the Queen of France, though going to the verge of chaste style, hardly passes it. ' And surely, never ' lighted on this orb, which she...morning star, full of life, and splendour, ' and joy.' — (Ibid.) AH his writings, but especially his later ones, abound in examples of the abuse of this...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Weber - 1805
...now," said the immortal Burke, in 1790, "sixteen or eighteen years since I saw the " Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at " Versailles; and surely never...just above " the horizon, decorating and cheering the ele" vated sphere she just began to move in — glit" tering like the morning star, full of life, and...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
...now," said the immortal Burke, in 1790, "sixteen or eighteen years since I saw the " Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at " Versailles; and surely never...which she hardly seemed to touch, a " more delightful vision—I saw her just above " the horizon, decorating and cheering the elc" vated sphere she just...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...will fall by no ignoble hand. It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles ; and surely never...decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began tomove in, — glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh ! what a...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...Antoinette, the late Queen of France. IT is now sixteen-or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles } and surely never...-horizon,. decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just began to move in,— —glittering like the morning star ; full of life, and splendor, and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1812
...Queen of France, then tlw Dauphiness, at Versailles ; and surely never alighted on this orb, which site hardly seemed to touch, a more DELIGHTFUL VISION....cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in, — if littering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy." - - " tittle did I dream...
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