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" It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 276
1827
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Irish Writing: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English 1789-1939

Stephen Regan - 2004 - 628 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...she just began to move in, — glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! and what an heart must I...
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Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture,1780-1832

Paul Keen - 2004 - 380 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...she just began to move in, — glittering like the morning-star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! and what an heart must I...
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To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette

Carolly Erickson - 2004 - 396 pages
...about this time Edmund Burke saw Antoinette at Versailles, and wrote an ecstatic reminiscence of her. "Surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch," Burke wrote, "a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the...
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Best of Enemies: Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

Robert Gibson - 2004 - 337 pages
...Marie-Antoinette: It is now 16 or 17 years since I saw the Queen of France, then the Dauphine at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...morning star, full of life and splendour and joy. Oh! What a revolution! And what a heart I must have to contemplate without emotion that elevation and...
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The Reign of Chivalry

Richard W. Barber - 2005 - 220 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy . . . Little did I dream that I should have lived to see disasters fallen upon her in a nation of gallant...
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Die Ordnung der Kulturen: zur Konstruktion ethnischer, nationaler und ...

Hansjörg Bay, Kai Merten - 2006 - 674 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...she just began to move in, — glittering like the morning-star, füll of life, and splendor, and joy. Oh! what a revolution! and what an heart must I...
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Revolutionary Acts: Theater, Democracy, and the French Revolution

Susan Maslan - 2005 - 304 pages
...seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely there never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed...to move in, — glittering like the morning star. (Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, 169) Burkes chivalrous attitude toward the victimized...
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The Threat of Anarchy Leads to the Constitution of the United States

Mary Mostert - 2005 - 270 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just begun to move in, glittering like the morning star full of life and splendor and joy. 0, what...
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Cultural Revolutions: Reason Versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad

Lawrence E. Cahoone - 2010 - 248 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles, and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision.... [Ljittle did I dream that I should have lived to see such disasters fallen upon her in a nation of...
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Tragedy Walks the Streets: The French Revolution in the Making of Modern Drama

Matthew S. Buckley - 2006 - 222 pages
...or seventeen years," he muses, "since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles, and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly...glittering like the morning star, full of life and splendor and joy. Oh! what a revolution! and what a heart must I have to contemplate without emotion...
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