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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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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - 1846 - 440 pages
...years, \ since I saw the Queen of France, || then the Dauphiness, at Versailles ;\ and surely || n ever lighted on this orb , which she hardly || seemed to touch, a more delight fu 1 vision. I saw her || just above the horizon , \ decorating and cheering \\ the elevated...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 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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Bishop Jeremy Taylor, His Predecessors, Contemporaries, and Successors: A ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1847 - 307 pages
...strange BURKE. 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 Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - 1847 - 383 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of Prance, 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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Apocalyptic Sketches: Or, Lectures on the Book of Revelation. Delivered in ...

John Cumming - 1848 - 528 pages
...Burke : " It is now sixteen years since I saw the Queen of France, then the Dauphiness of 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 orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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 to...
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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 1

Archibald Alison - 1849
..." 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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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volume 2

Bernard Burke - 1850
...Burke saw her at Versailles ; his well-known brilliant description of her, is familiar to all " Surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I sawherjustabovethehorizon,decoratingand cheering theelevated sphere she just began to move in ; glittering...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - 1850 - 352 pages
...lighted * Marie Antoinette was born Nov. 2, 1765 married in May, 1770 was beheaded Oct. 25, 1793. 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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