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" It would not have been easy to assemble a company better fitted to make a dinner-party agreeable, or to have brought them together at a better moment. Parliament having just risen, Mr. Canning, and his two colleagues of the cabinet, Mr. Huskisson and... "
The Metropolitan - Page 392
1845
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1850
...: but hear Mr Rush : — ' It would not lave been easy to assemble a company better fitted to iiake a dinner-party agreeable, or to have brought them...just risen, Mr Canning, and his two colleagues of the •rtbinet, Mr Hnskisaon and Mr Robinson, seemed like jirds let out of a cage. There was much small-talk,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 45

1845
...of the Doctor, without losing sight of the statesman. At a dinner given at Gloucester Lodge :— " Parliament having just risen, Mr. Canning, and his...o'clock arriving, with little disposition to rise from table, Mr. Canning proposed that we should play ' Twenty Questions.' This was new to me and the o ther...
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Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London, Comprising Incidents ...

Richard Rush - Great Britain - 1845 - 640 pages
...Bentinck, Lord Francis Conyngham, Mr. Charles Ellis, of the House of Commons, and Lord Howard de Walden. It would not have been easy to assemble a company better fitted to make a dinner party agreeable, or to have brought them together at a better moment. Parliament having just...
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The Life and Times of William IV.: Including a View of Social Life ..., Volume 2

Percy Fitzgerald - Great Britain - 1884
...the house of Mr. Planta, then an under-secretary, were assembled various ambassadors and ministers. " Parliament having just risen, Mr. Canning, and his...o'clock arriving, with little disposition to rise from table, Mr. Canning proposed that we should play "Twenty Questions." The game consisted in endeavours...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 25

1850
...day, with such a company, we should have stuck to our wine and politics ; but hear Mr. Rush : — " It would not have been easy to assemble a company...seemed like birds let out of a cage. There was much small-talk, some of it very sprightly. " Ten o'clock arriving, with little disposition to rise from...
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The Living Age, Volume 25

1850
...day, with such a company, we should have stuck to our wine and politics ; but hear Mr. Rush : — " It would not have been easy to assemble a company...Robinson, seemed like birds let out of a cage. There wae much small-talk, some of it very sprightly. " Ten o'clock arriving, with little disposition to...
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