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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 Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India ...

1832
...being who stole me from myself ! Burke's rapture, however, on the queen of France, ' surely there never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision, 'would have been quite inapplicable, for touch it she did, and stood firm on it with the help of...
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Irish Minstrelsy, Or, Bardic Remains of Ireland: With English ..., Volume 1

James Hardiman, Turlough Carolan - 1831
...reader of Edmund Burke's* celebrated description of the Queen of the unfortunate Lewis XVI. of France, " 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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Introduction. Memoir of Carolan. Memoir of Thomas Furlong. Remains of ...

James Hardiman - 1831
...reader of Edmund Burke's* celebrated description of the Queen of the unfortunate Lewis XVI. of France, " 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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A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1832 - 346 pages
...muz-zl'd'st. spa-*m, spa-*ms. pri-son, impri-son'd, pri-^on*, inipri-son'st, impri-son'd'st. fet-cA'rf. Before the student proceeds to reading and declamation,...delightful vision. Burke. The evening was fine and the full orUd moon shone with uncommon splendor. Till that a capable and wide revenge swallow them up. * Shakspeare....
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1835
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; r months together, these creatures of sufferance, whose very I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 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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Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts, Volume 1

1836
...figure is a portrait of the fascinating Queen herself, sculptured at the very time when, as Burke says " never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delighftul vision." This, like the former statue, is devoid of drapery. The position of the body, and...
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Report of the General committee of public instruction of the presidency of ...

Bengal - 1837
...young man to whom I have awarded the first place, explained promptly and accurately the expressions ' surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision,'' ' decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in,' ' enthusiastic, distant,...
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The History of the French Revolution, Volume 1

Adolphe Thiers - 1838
...Revolution. E. f " It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France 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 history of the French revolution, tr. with notes by F. Shoberl, Volume 1

Marie Joseph L. Adolphe Thiers - 1838
...Revolution. E. }, " It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France 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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