Continuation Of The Diary Illustrative Of The Times Of George Iv (volume 1); Interspersed With…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byLady Charlotte Campbell Bury

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... upon guard on any subject or object. I must conclude with this wise speech, as dinner is on table. " Yours sincerely attached, " C. P." I went to Lady in the evening, who had got up some private theatrical representations, which are certainly always amusing, even if the actors are very second rate, because there is so much contention and rivalry amongst the performers, and all their different natures come out in the choice they make of their parts; and altogether it produces a great deal of fun and merriment. I cannot say the ladies and gentlemen who performed " The Rivals" were first-rate actors and actresses; but the principal amusement was, that Lady was so much more applauded than Lady , that the latter was considerably annoyed, and cried with vexation. The affair was dull enough; and I left the theatre as soon as I could without rudeness. December 12th.--I called upon Lady , who had heard, in letters from England, that the old Queen is exceedingly unwell, but her death would make so little change, and affect so few people in any way, that the intelligence does not create much alarm. Certainly, as a queen, there is no fault to be found with the consort of the good King George the Third. Her court is (and justly so) famous for its propriety; and her manners are a model of royal grace and dignity; yet I should not say she is beloved, though she has been Queen for more than a half century, or that her death would be much regretted. Her conduct to the Princess of Wales has certainly always been very cold, to say the least of it. She never was partial to the Princess, and has a blind idolatry to the Regent, which has made her always concur in his views regarding his wife. In speaking of the D , Lady said, she believed it was only Sir J who had ever offer...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... upon guard on any subject or object. I must conclude with this wise speech, as dinner is on table. " Yours sincerely attache...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217197264

ISBN - 13:9780217197267

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