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English: William Pitt the Younger

Identifier: sidelightsonengl00hend (find matches)
Title: Side lights on English history;
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Henderson, Ernest F. (Ernest Flagg), 1861-1928
Publisher: London : G. Bell and sons New York, H. Holt and company
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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-ing : at last he began to compose noteson Don Quixote. He fancies Londonis drowned and orders his yacht to gothere. He took Sir George Bakerswig, flung it in his face, threw him onhis back, and told him he might star-gaze. Sir George is rather afraid ofhim. In one of his soliloquies he said, I hate nobody, why should anybodyhate me. recollecting a little headded, I beg pardon, I do hate theIVIarquis of Buckingham. The Qiieenhas not seen the King since the firstdavs of the disorder, except once,which produced an affecting scene.He contrived to steal out of his roomin search of her, supposing she and hischildren were stolen from him. Shelay in a near room. He got to herbed-side, drew the curtain, and ex-claimed, She is there, seeminglysatisfied. He was without difficultyconducted to his apartment. Sir Joint Eden to ^Ir. Eden.Dec. 11, 17S8.... I this day heard from a strangerthat symptoms of this disorder appearedin 17S3; if so, I should imagine occa-sioned bv the American War. . . . We
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fe PITT. George HI. and his Heir Apparent 279 shall soon be in a complete ferment.Mr. Fox yesterday advanced some doc-trine which Mr. Pitt construed littleshort of treason. This brought onacrimony tYom Fox, a rejoinder fromPitt, and a severe speech from Burke,who termed Pitt a competitor for theRegency. The House of Lords arethis day on the same business, the reportof the physicians. Many people seemto think the minister (Pitt) means tohave a committee of Regency, himselfthe chief (A///o- William the Fonrth^,but I am not of this opinion; howeverhe seems to have spoken so freelv ofthe Prince of Wales as to indicate adesign of retiring if the Prince becomesRegent. Captain Sidney Smithy R. N.^ toMr. Eden. Dec. 30, 17SS.. . . The opposition physiciansabout his JMajesty (and however odd itmay sound such there have been) sayeverything they can to invalidate thedaily testimonies of the others, sobetween both, the public are strangelydivided in doubts, hopes, and fears. . . .The poor Qiieen i

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