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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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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - 1996 - 946 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of'France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles, I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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Romantic Writings

Stephen Bygrave - 1996 - 352 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 Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 314 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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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1997 - 702 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 British Monarchy and the French Revolution

Marilyn Morris - 1998 - 229 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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Women Writers and the Early Modern British Political Tradition

Folger Institute - 1998 - 392 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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After Diana: Irreverent Elegies

Mandy Merck - 1998 - 231 pages
...Burke in 1790 toward that adornment to the feudal corruption of the French Bourbons, Marie Antoinette: '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 begun to...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - 1999 - 440 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 begun to...
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Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804

Srinivas Aravamudan - 1999 - 424 pages
...full of life and splendor and joy." With a delicate pun that conflates earth and eye, Burke avers, "surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision" (8:126).72 Word for word, this image is a reversal of the horror felt by Cheselden's boy at the sight...
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Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820

Emma Clery, Robert Miles - 2000 - 306 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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