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" Adonis in loveliness' was a corpulent man of fifty ! — in short, ' that this delightful, blissful, wise, pleasurable, honourable, virtuous, true, and immortal prince, was a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in disgrace, a despiser... "
The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5 ... - Page 56
1851
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 2; Volume 5, Part 2

Walter Scott - Europe - 1814
...debt and disgrace, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps, a man who had just closed half a century without one single claim...gratitude of his country or the respect of posterity." — The learned Solicitor-General's address was short, leaving it to the good sense and understanding...
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An impartial history of the naval, military and political events in Europe ...

Hewson Clarke - 1815
...and immortal PRINCE, was a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in debt and disgraoe, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers...gratitude 'of his country, or the respect of posterity !" . • v After the opening remarks of the attorney-general, the other passages of the a-rticle which...
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Annual Register, Volume 54

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps, a man who has just closed half a century century without one single claim on the gratitude of his country, or the respect of posterity !" The Solicitor-General, having asked Mr. Brougham, counsel for the defendants, whether he wished...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 210

1896
...immortal prince was a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in disgrace, a despiscr of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps,...gratitude of his country or the respect of posterity. To prison he must go; and— which he had not foreseen — apart from his brother John, the sharer...
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The Living Age, Volume 194

1892
...prince, was a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in disgrace, a despiser of domesic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps, a man...century without one single claim on the gratitude of bis country, or the respect of posterity ! " The times have indeed changed since flattery of so gross...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 181

1889
...over head and ears in disgrace, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of demireps, a man who had just closed half a century without one single claim on the gratitude of his country or the respect or posterity." It might be true or it might be false ; but certainly there was then not a country in...
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - Authors, English - 1850
...[bravo! Messieurs of the Post /] — this 'Adonis in loveliness' was a corpulent man of fifty ! — in short, ' that this delightful, blissful, wise, pleasurable,...but are they not truths? And have we not suffered enough — are we not now suffering bitterly — from the disgusting flatteries of which the above...
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The autobiography of Leigh Hunt; with reminiscences of friends and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - Hunt, James Henry Leigh - 1850
...! Messieurs of the Post .'] — this ' Adonis in loveliness' was a corpulent man of fifty ! — in short, that this delightful, blissful, wise, pleasurable,...but are they not truths ? And have we not suffered enough — are we not now suffering bitterly — from the disgusting flatteries of which the above...
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt: With Reminiscences of Friends and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - Authors, English - 1850
...was a corpulent man of fifty ! in sort, that this delightful, blissful, wise, pleasurable, honorable, virtuous, true, and immortal prince, was a violator...but are they not truths? And have we not suffered enough — are we not now suffering bitterly — from the disgusting flatteries of which the above...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 13-14

1851
...a libertine, over head and ears in disgrace, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of gamblors and demireps, a man who has just closed half a century...gratitude of his country, or the respect of posterity !" Mr. Hunt thinks " the very sincere tone " of this libel might have furnished the Prince with a ground...
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