The portrait gallery of distinguished females: including beauties of the courts of George IV. and William IV.

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E. Bull, 1833
 

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Página 80 - EPITAPH. ON THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE. UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother : Death, ere thou hast slain another, Fair, and learned, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Página 32 - Scot," exclaims the Lance, Bear me to the heart of France, Is the longing of the Shield — Tell thy name, thou trembling Field ; Field of death, where'er thou be, Groan thou with our victory ! Happy day, and mighty hour, When our Shepherd, in his power, Mailed and horsed, with lance and sword, To his Ancestors restored, Like a re-appearing Star, Like a glory from afar, First shall head the Flock of War...
Página 32 - Love had he found in huts where poor men lie; His daily teachers had been woods and rills, The silence that is in the starry sky, The sleep that is among the lonely hills.
Página 32 - Armour rusting in his halls On the blood of Clifford calls: 'Quell the Scot! ' exclaims the Lance; 'Bear me to the heart of France,' Is the longing of the Shield; Tell thy name, thou trembling field; Field of death, where'er thou be, Groan thou with our victory...
Página 10 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Página 45 - He orders his body to be buried in the chancel of the parish church of St.
Página 36 - And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places : thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations ; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
Página 31 - London, but when he was called thither to sit in them as a peer of the realm, in which Parliament, it is reported he behaved himself wisely, and nobly, and like a good Englishman.
Página 80 - No ceremony was omitted of bridecakes, points, garters, and gloves, which have been ever since the livery of the Court ; and at night there was sewing into the sheet, casting off the bride's left hose, with many other petty sorceries.
Página 36 - I have been bullied by an usurper, I have been neglected by a court, but I will not be dictated to by a subject — your man shan't stand.

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