The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham, Volume 2

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W. Blackwood, 1871
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Page 162 - It is my earnest prayer, for her own sake, as well as her country's, that your Royal Highness may be induced to pause before this point be reached. " Those who have advised you, sir, to delay so long the period of my daughter's commencing her intercourse with the world-, and for that purpose to make Windsor her residence, appear not to have regarded the interruptions to her education which this arrangement occasions; both by the impossibility of obtaining the attendance of proper teachers, and the...
Page 159 - To see myself cut off from one of the very few domestic enjoyments left me — certainly the only one upon which I set any value, the society of my Child — involves me in such misery as I well know your Royal Highness could never inflict upon me, if you were aware of its bitterness.
Page 216 - ... be the judge, to be his fixed and unalterable determination not to meet the Princess of Wales upon any occasion, either in public or private.
Page 401 - ... upon those who give it. Save the country, my lords, from the horrors of this catastrophe ; save yourselves from this peril; rescue that country, of which you are the ornaments, but in which you can...
Page 370 - The Queen commands Mr. Brougham to inform Lord Liverpool, that she has directed her most serious attention to the declared sense of Parliament, as to the propriety of some amicable adjustment of existing differences being attempted ; and submitting to that high authority with the gratitude due to the protection she has always received from it, her Majesty no longer waits for a communication from the Ministers of the Crown, but commands Mr. Brougham to announce her own readiness to consider any arrangement...
Page 163 - Sir, to hear my entreaties upon this serious matter, even if you should listen to other advisers on things of less near concernment to the welfare of our child ? " The pain with which I have at length formed the resolution of addressing myself to your Royal Highness is such as I should in vain attempt to express. If I could...
Page 230 - I think she said, or some such words. ' " The commotion," I answered, " will be excessive ; Carlton House will be attacked— perhaps pulled down ; the soldiers will be ordered out, blood will be shed, and if your Royal Highness were to live a hundred years, it never would be forgotten that your running away from your father's house was the cause of the mischief ; and, you may depend upon it, such is the English people's horror of bloodshed, you never would get over it.
Page 94 - Ward has no heart, they say ; but I deny it : He has a heart, and gets his speeches by it!

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