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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 386
by Richard Warner - 1824
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Institutions et vie municipale à Aix-en-Provence sous la Révolution: 1789-an ...

Christiane Derobert-Ratel - Aix-en-Provence (France) - 1809 - 672 pages
...cushion to lay under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She inquired whether my Queen or she played best? In that I found myself obliged to give her the praise. On my pressing earnestly my dispatch, she said I was weary sooner of her company than she was of mine....
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Caledonian Sketches, Or A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 317 pages
...cushion to lay under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She inquired whether my Queen or she played best ? In that I found myself obliged toeiye her the praise. On my pressing earnestly my despatch, she said I was weary sooner of her company...
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 1

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...followed by an air in Adagio, abounding in uncommon simplicity and energy of passion. " take it. — She enquired whether my Queen or she " played best....I found myself obliged to " give her the praise." If her Majesty was ever able to execute any of the lessons that are preserved in a MS. known by the...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 1

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818 - 4 pages
...gave me a cushion to lay under my knee ; which at first I refused* but she compelled me to take its She then called for my lady Strafford out of the next chamber, for the queen was alone. She inquired whether my queen or she played best ? In that I found myself obliged to give her the praise....
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 1

Lucy Aikin - Courts and courtiers - 1821
...my knees by her, but with her own hand she gave me a cushion to lay Under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She then...enquired whether my queen or she played best ? In that 1 found myself obliged to give her the praise. She said my French was very good, and asked if I could...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 1

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1826
...my knees by her, but with her own hand she gave me a cushion to lay under my knee ; which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She then...of the next chamber, for the queen was alone. She inquired whether my queen or she played best ? In that I found myself obliged to give her the praise....
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Beauties of English and Scottish history

English and Scottish history - 1828
...knees by her, but with her own hand s^he gave me a cushion to lay under my kiree, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it ; she then...obliged to give her the praise. She said my French was good, and asked if 1 could speak Italian, which she spoke reasonably well.' 1 told her Majesty I had...
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Musical history, biography, and criticism

George Hogarth - 1835
...cushion to lay under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She inquired whether my queen or she played best ? In that I found myself compelled to give her the praise." A MS. book of music compiled for her majesty's own use, and known...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 3

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...my knees by her, but with her own hand she gave me a cushion to lay under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She then called for my Lndy Strafford out of the next chamber — for the queen was alone. She inquired whether my queen or...
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Tracts for the people

Tracts for the people - 1847
...my kner-s by her; but with her own hand she gave me a cushion to lay under my knee, which at first I refused, but she compelled me to take it. She then called for my Lady Sti-aft'ord out of the next chamber; for the quven was alone. She inquired whether rey queen or she...
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