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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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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1839 - 404 pages
...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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The Works of Edmund Burke in Nine Volumes

Edmund Burke - 1839
...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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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 2

George Croly - 1840
...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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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...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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Lectures on History: Second and Concluding Series, on the French ..., Volume 3

William Smyth - 1840
...to be the idol of the court of a great monarch, a model of elegance and grace : " never lighted upon this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision." How, indeed, she deported herself at all times, in the gay hours of her prosperity, it may now be impossible...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1841 - 364 pages
...or seventeen years', | since I saw the queen of France, | then the dauphiness, | at Versailles' ; | and surely, never lighted on this , orb, | (which...hardly seemed to touch) a more delightful vis.ion. | I saw her just above the horrzon, | decorating, and cheering the elevated sphere , | she just began...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - 1841
...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 cheer" ing the elevated sphere she just began to...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - 1841
...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 cheer" ing the elevated sphere she just began to...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1842
...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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History of Our Own Times, Volume 1

Thomas Carlyle - 1843
...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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