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" ... up in the skirt of a saddle, and the bearer of it would come with the saddle upon his head, about ten of the clock that night, to the Blue Boar in Holborn, where he was to take horse for Dover. The messenger knew nothing of the letter in the saddle,... "
The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cĉsar to the Revolution ... - Page 520
by David Hume - 1807
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An Impartial Examination of the Fourth Volume of Mr. Daniel Neal's History ...

Zachary Grey - 1739 - 603 pages
...could not poflibly learn what it was, but we might difcover it, if we could but intercept a Letter fent from the King to the Queen,, wherein he informed her of his Refolution ; that this Letter was fown up in the Skirts of a Saddle, and the Bearer of it would come...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812
...this subject, there came a letter to us from " one of our spies, who was of the king's bedcham" ber, acquainting us that our final doom was de" creed that...king to " the queen, wherein he informed her of his reso** lution ; that this letter was sewn up in the skirt of " a saddle, and the bearer of it would...
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A chronological abridgment of the history of Great Britain, from the first ...

Antoine François Bertrand de Moleville - 1812
...this subject, there came a letter to us from " one of our spies, who was of the king's bedcham" ber, acquainting us that our final doom was de" creed that...king to " the queen, wherein he informed her of his reso" lution ; that this letter was sewn up in the skirt of " a saddle, and the bearer of it would...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1812 - 410 pages
...one of our spies, who was of the King's bed-chamber, acquainting us that our final doom was decreed that very day; that he could not possibly learn what...a letter sent from the King to the Queen, wherein lie informed her of his resolution ; that this letter was sewn up in the skirts of a saddle, and the...
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Hudibras, a Poem, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1819
...one of our spies, who was of the King's bed-chamber, acquainting us that our final doom was decreed that very day ; that he could not possibly learn what...informed her of his resolution ; that this letter was sewn up in the skirts of a saddle, and the bearer of it would come with the saddle upon his head, about...
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Hudibras: A Poem, Volume 1

Samuel Butler, Zachary Grey, John Heaviside Clark - Great Britain - 1822 - 494 pages
...one of our spies, who was of the King's bed.chamber, acquainting us that our final doom was decreed that very day ; that he could not possibly learn what...his resolution ; that this letter was sown up in the skirts of a saddle, and the bearer of it would come with the saddle upon his head, about ten of the...
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Hudibras: A Poem, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1822
...one of our spies, who was of the King's bed-chamber, acquainting us that our final doom was decreed that very day ; that he could not possibly learn what it was, but we might djscover it, if we could but intercept a letter sent from the King to the Queen, wherein he informed...
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Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, Volume 4

Wales - 1832
...could not tell, but a letter was gone to the queen with the contents of it, which letter was sewed up in the skirt of a saddle; and the bearer of it would come with the saddle on his head, about ten o'clock the following night, to the Blue Boar inn, in Holborn, where he was...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1833
...spies, who is of the king's bedehamber. Therein he informs me, that our final doom is settled this very day ; that he could not possibly learn what it...discover it if we could but intercept a letter sent by the king to his queen, where he informs herol his resolution. This letter, continues he, will be...
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Memorials of the Professional Life and Times of Sir William Penn ..., Volume 1

Granville Penn - 1833
...was decreed ; that he could not possibly tell " what it was, but we might find it out, if we could " intercept a letter, sent from the king to the queen, " wherein he declared what he would do. The letter, " he said, was sewed up in the skirt of a saddle ; and " the...
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