The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volumen 75

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Archibald Constable, 1813
 

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Página 272 - ... those stated to have passed between her Royal Highness and Captain Manby, must be credited until they shall receive some decisive contradiction ; and, if true, are justly entitled to the most serious consideration. " We cannot close this report, without humbly assuring your Majesty, that it was, on every account, our anxious wish to have executed this delicate trust, with as little publicity as the nature of the case would possibly allow ; and we entreat your Majesty's permission to express our...
Página 148 - Those who have advised you, Sir, to delay so long the period of my Daughter's commencing her intercourse with the world, and for that purpose to make Windsor her residence, appear not to have regarded the interruptions to her education which this arrangement occasions ; both by the impossibility of obtaining the attendance of proper teachers, and the time unavoidably consumed in the frequent...
Página 481 - With massive arches broad and round, That rose alternate, row and row, On ponderous columns, short and low, Built ere the art was known, By pointed aisle, and shafted stalk, The arcades of an alley'd walk To emulate in stone. On the deep walls, the heathen Dane Had pour'd his impious rage in vain ; And needful was such strength to these, Exposed to the tempestuous seas, Scourged by the winds...
Página 148 - ... peculiarly unfortunate. She, who is destined to be the Sovereign of this great country, enjoys none of those advantages of society which are deemed necessary for imparting a knowledge of mankind to persons who have infinitely less occasion to learn that important lesson; and it may so happen, by a chance which I trust is very remote, that she should be called upon to exercise the powers of the Crown, with an experience of the world more confined than that of the most private individual.
Página 148 - The pain with which I have at length formed the resolution of addressing myself to your royal highness is such as I should in vain attempt to express. If I could adequately describe it, you might be enabled, sir, to estimate the strength of the motives which have made me submit to it. They are the most powerful feelings of affection, and the deepest impressions of duty towards your royal highness, my beloved child, and the country, which I...
Página 147 - I cannot for a moment conceal from myself, that the serious, and it soon may be, the irreparable injury which my daughter sustains from the plan at present pursued, has done more in overcoming my reluctance to intrude upon your Royal Highness, than any sufferings of my own could accomplish ; and if for her sake I presume to call away your Royal...
Página 409 - And I, therefore, humbly hope, that your majesty will be graciously pleased to receive with favour the communication of my intention to avail myself, with your majesty's permission, of that advice, for the purpose of waiting upon your majesty on Monday next, if that day should not be inconvenient ; when I hope again to have the happiness of throwing myself, in filial duty and affection, at your majesty's feet. Your majesty will easily conceive, that I reluctantly name so distant a day as Monday,...
Página 271 - ... as on the one hand, the facts of pregnancy and delivery are to our minds satisfactorily disproved, so on the other hand...
Página 270 - We accordingly first examined on oath the principal informants, Sir John Douglas, and Charlotte his wife : who both positively swore, the former to his having observed the fact of the pregnancy of Her Royal Highness, and the latter to all the important particulars contained in her former declaration, and above referred to.
Página 146 - But, sir, there are considerations of a higher nature than any regard to my own happiness, which render this address a duty both to myself and my daughter. May I venture to say — a duty also to my husband, and the people committed to his care?

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