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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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The New Edinburgh review

1822 - 694 pages
...since I saw the Queen of France, then the Daupluness, at Versailles, and surely never lighted upon this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more...the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and of joy. Oh ! what a revolution ! and what a heart must I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 8

1836 - 496 pages
...of France, then Dauphiness, at Versailles ; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she scarcely seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her...she just began to move in — glittering like the morning-star, full of life, splendour, and joy. Oh, what a revolution ! and what a heart must I have,...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1823 - 352 pages
...Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at Versailles : and surely never lighted on this orb, which it hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision....decorating and cheering the elevated sphere, she just hegantomove in: glittering like the morning star, full of life and splendour and joy. Oh ! what a revolution!...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 4

Charles Bucke - 1823 - 474 pages
...Queen of France, then the Dauphiness, at Versailles : and surely never lighted on this orb, which it hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just ahove the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere, she just began to move in : glittering...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 668 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 splendour, and joy. Oh ! what a revolution ! and what an heart must...
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The North American Review, Volume 18

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1824 - 478 pages
...Versailles, like a bright seraphic vision, ' cheering and decorating the elevated sphere she was destined to move in — glittering like the morning star — full of life, and splendor, and joy.' / Our learned brethren of the London Quarterly, in their review of the work before...
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The Beauties of Burke: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Edmund Burke - 1828 - 182 pages
...now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphincss, 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 must I have to contemplate without emotion that elevation...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 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. Oh! what a revolution! — and what a heart must I have, to contemplate without emotion that elevation...
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I. The Claims of Sir Philip Francis, K. B., to the Authorship of Junius's ...

Edmund Henry Barker - 1828 - 588 pages
...passes it : ' And surely never lighted on this orb, which she ' hardly seemed to touch, a more delighful vision. ' I saw her just above the horizon, decorating...she just began to ' move in, — glittering like the morning-star, full of ' life, and splendour, and joy.' (Ibid.) All his writings, but especially his...
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The Monthly Gazette of Health, Volume 11

1830 - 408 pages
...seventeen years," he observes,* " 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 began to move in, glittering like the morning-star, full of life and splendour, and joy. Oh!...
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