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" It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. "
A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ... - Page 49
by Jonathan Barber - 1832 - 346 pages
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...sixteen or Seventeen years since I saw the Oueen of France, then the Dan^>* phiness, at Versailles ; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The Port Folio, Volume 4

1810
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles: and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the eleyated sphere she just began to moves...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 46

1827
...celebrated comparison of the Queen of France, though going to the verge of chaste style, hardly passes it. ' And surely, never ' lighted on this orb, which she...hardly seemed to touch, a more ' delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating < and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Weber - 1805
..."sixteen or eighteen years since I saw the " Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at " Versailles; and surely never lighted on this '• orb, which she...hardly seemed to touch, a " more delightful vision — I saw her just above " the horizon, decorating and cheering the ele" vated sphere she just began...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
..."sixteen or eighteen years since I saw the " Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at " Versailles; and surely never lighted on this '- orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a " more delightful vision—I saw her just above " the horizon, decorating and cheering the elc" vated sphere she just...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

1811 - 300 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...now sixteen-or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles } and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the -horizon,. decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just began...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France, then the Uauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. ] saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The Heroine, Or, Adventures of Cherubina

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1815 - 252 pages
...blotted it out for ever. TIUSTHAM SUANDY. Page 116. — Surely never lighted on this orb, Sfc. — ' And surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more de. lightful vision.' Page 118.— Seizing my hand, Sfc. — ' He gently seized her hand, and carried...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Volume 1

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1817
...contempt and hatred of each other; and insinuating the poison of infidelity through the unsuspecting 1 " Surely never lighted on this orb. which she hardly seemed to touch, a moie delightful vision. I saw her just above the horiMn, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere...
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