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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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphmesa, at Versailles ; ears, my lord, have now passed since I waited in your outward rooms, or was repulsed from your do I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...now sixteen or seventeen yean since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles ; t I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 29

1844
...quotaBURKE. " 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 juat above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France, thgn the Dauphiness, at Versailles ; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. 1 saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 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. OF EDMUND BURKE. 149 I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845
...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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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 4

Douglas Jerrold - 1846
...writing of these words, I come unexpectedly to the quotation from Burke, to which they refer : " 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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...sixteen or seVenteen-years/ since I saw the Queen of Fra'nce, then the daup'hiness, at Versai'lles ; and surely never ligh'ted on this o'rb (which sh'e...hardly seemed to touch) a more delig'htful vi'sion ! I saw her just above the hor'izon, de'corating and che'ering the elevated sph'ere/ she had just begun...
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The Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vanderhoff - 1846 - 383 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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