The Good Queen Charlotte

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Downey, 1890 - 292 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 188 - The doctor told me, that he had not seen the King yesterday, but had left a note in writing, to intimate that I was to be at his house to-day; and that one of the King's pages had come to him this morning to say, ' that his Majesty would see me a little after twelve.
الصفحة 58 - She told me, with the sweetest grace imaginable, how well she had liked at first her jewels and ornaments as Queen. " But how soon," cried she, " was that over ! Believe me, Miss Burney, it is a pleasure of a week, — a fortnight, at most, — and to return no more ! I thought, at first, I should always choose to wear them ; but the fatigue and trouble of putting them on, and the care they required, and the fear of losing them, — believe me, ma'am, in a fortnight's time I longed again for my own...
الصفحة 43 - If they gave rise to any more birth-days, who could help it ? The fireworks were fine, and succeeded well. On each side of the court were two large scaffolds for the Virgin's tradespeople. When the fireworks ceased, a large scene was lighted in the court, representing their majesties; on each side of which were six obelisks, painted with emblems, and illuminated; mottos beneath in Latin and English: 1.
الصفحة 192 - I mentioned the smallness of the Church livings in Scotland, he said, ' he wondered how men of liberal education would choose to become clergymen there...
الصفحة 14 - Mecklenburg with desolation. I know, Sire, that it seems unbecoming my sex, in this age of vicious refinement, to feel for one's country, to lament the horrors of war, or wish for the return of peace. I know you may think it more properly my province to study the...
الصفحة 238 - The queen considers it to be her duty to lose no time in acquainting the Princess of Wales, that she has received a communication from her son the Prince Regent, in which he states that her Majesty's intention of holding two drawing-rooms in the ensuing month, having been notified to the public, he must declare that he considers that his own presence at her court cannot be dispensed with ; and that he...
الصفحة 192 - that three services are joined in one in the ordinary church service, which is one cause of those o repetitions.' ' True,' he replied, ' and that circumstance also makes the service too long.
الصفحة 286 - Testament, in witness whereof I the said John McMillan have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
الصفحة 27 - Her Majesty was dressed entirely in the English taste ; she wore a fly cap, with rich laced lappets, a stomacher ornamented with diamonds, and a gold brocade suit of clothes with a white ground.
الصفحة 287 - Testatrix, as and for her last Will and Testament, in the presence of us who in her presence, and at her request, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our Names as Witnesses hereto: JOHN BONNER.

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