Memoirs of George the Fourth: Descriptive of the Most Interesting Scenes of His Private and Public Life, and the Important Events of His Memorable Reign; with Characteristic Sketches of All the Celebrated Men who Were His Friends and Companions as a Prince, and His Ministers and Counsellors as a Monarch. Comp. from Authentic Sources, and Documents in the King's Library in the British Museum, &c, Bind 2
T. Kelley, 1830
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Side 353 - You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, — how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage — how quickly it would put forth all its beauty and its bravery, collect its scattered elements of strength, and awaken its dormant thunder.
Side 34 - An Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament...
Side 88 - Majesty to give the answer to a late humble address, remonstrance, and petition, of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Livery of the city of London, in Common Hall assembled, is were negatived, and a previous question put on all the rest.
Side 156 - To see myself cut otf from one of the very few domestic enjoyments left me — certainly the only one upon which I set any value — the society of my child, involves me in such misery, as I well know your Royal Highness could never inflict upon me, if you were aware of its bitterness.
Side 242 - Oh delay not," said the writer, without naming the person to whom he alluded — " delay not to draw aside the curtain within which that proud spirit hides its sufferings." He then adds, with a striking anticipation of what afterwards happened : — " Prefer ministering in the chamber of sickness to mustering at " • The splendid sorrows that adorn the hearse ;' I say, Life and Succour against Westminster Abbey and a Funeral !" This article produced a strong and general sensation, and was reprinted...
Side 353 - Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which...
Side 33 - Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, all Treasons and...
Side 99 - I should feel, if some of those persons with whom the early habits of my public life were formed, would strengthen my hands, and constitute a part of my government. With such support, and aided by a vigorous and united administration, formed on the most liberal basis, I shall look with additional confidence to a prosperous issue of the most arduous contest in which Great Britain was ever engaged.
Side 302 - Save the country, therefore, that you may continue to adorn it — save the crown, which is threatened with irreparable injury — save the aristocracy, which is surrounded with danger — save the altar, which is no longer safe when its kindred throne is shaken. You see that when the church and the throne would allow of no church solemnity in behalf of the Queen, the heartfelt prayers of the people rose to Heaven for her protection.