Diary And Letters Of Madame D'arblay, (1778-1840) (volume 4)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... PART XXXIII 1788 Illness of the King--Journey to Cheltenham--Cheltenham diary---Breakfast at Nuneham Court--Henley-on-Thames--Oxford--Loyalty of the people--Cheltenham--Fauconberg Hall--Lady Plymouth--Visit from the King--Adventures and arrangements--Colonel Gwyn--Court attendance--Lord Courtown--The Royal Family in public--The walks at Cheltenham--Arrangements at Fauconberg Hall--Royal munificence--Early rising--The Cheltenham waters--Falconer's Shipwreck--The Cheltenham meadows--Rencontres with old acquaintance--Mr. Seward--Mrs. Piozzi and Baretti--Their literary quarrel--LadyD'Oyley--Miss Palmer--Visit to Lord Bathurst's at Cirencester--Mr. Raikes, the founder of the Sunday-schools--Gloucester Cathedral--Tomb of Edward the Second--The Lions of Gloucester--The Jail--Treatment of the prisoners--London and country mobs--Dr. Halifax, Bishop of Gloucester--Dr. Tucker, Dean of Gloucester--The vanity of human life--Courts and a Court life discussed--Akenside--Baretti's strictures on Mrs. Thrale--Anecdote of Baretti--Italian revenge--Dejection and despondency--A visit to Lord Coventry's--Discussion on Cecilia--Attendance on the Queen--A pleasant dinner--The Cheltenham Theatre--Mrs. Jordan in the Country Girl--The Royal Family at Gloucester Cathedral--Lord Salisbury--Lady Harcourt--The King and Queen on the walks--Character of Pitt--Family papers--The Olimpiade--Mrs. Jordan's Sir Harry Wildair--Burning of private papers. July.--Early in this month the King's indisposition occasioned the plan of his going to Cheltenham, to try the effect of the waters drunk upon the spot. It was settled that the party should be the smallest VOL. IV ffl B that was possible, as His Majesty was to inhabit the house of Lord Fauconberg, vacated for that purpose, which was very small. H...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... PART XXXIII 1788 Illness of the King--Journey to Cheltenham--Cheltenham diary---Breakfast at Nuneham Court--Henley-on-Thames--Ox...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021770624X

ISBN - 13:9780217706247

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