Continuation Of The Diary Illustrative Of The Times Of George Iv (volume 2); Interspersed With…

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byLady Charlotte Campbell Bury

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ADDITIONAL LETTERS FROM THE PRINCESS OF WALES. February 6th, 1810. It is ages, my dear , since I have heard from you: pray do me the kindness to write to me soon, and enliven the dulness of my sojourn here, by some of your eloquence. 1 saw yesterday an old friend of yours, Lady . I believe it is fifteen years since we met. I have never before seen her since her marriage. I do not find her at all altered; indeed, I think her pretty now, and I did not as a girl think her so. Her eyes are lovely: to be sure that is her only beauty. She inquired much after you, but appeared to be in very low spirits. She talked with anxiety and feeling about her husband, who is again going to leave her to follow his trade, and has not yet recovered the Walcheren fever. Doubtless, my dear , you have heard of the overwhelming calamity which has happened to Lord Auckland's family. About three weeks ago his eldest son, Mr. Eden, a young man of twenty-two, in perfect health and spirits, and highly prosperous as to worldly affairs (he possessed a place for life of two thousand per annum), went out at nine o'clock from his father's house in Old Palace Yard, and, saying he should return in an hour, he has never since been heard of. Hitherto every search has been made in vain: not a trace is to be found. People imagine he is drowned; but you may suppose de frief of the unhappy parents on dis melancholy occasion, et our friend Telemachus could not resist making a pun on this funebre event, and said, "Oh! dey ought to look for him in Eden; he must be there." I had a party last evening, and much lamented your absence; for it was more agreeable than such assemblies are in general. I had the Persian ambassador, and the two Deshays danced and Catalini sung, and all de folks appeared to be pleased,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ADDITIONAL LETTERS FROM THE PRINCESS OF WALES. February 6th, 1810. It is ages, my dear , since I have heard from you: pray do me the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217461603

ISBN - 13:9780217461603

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