The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times, Volum 2

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T. Fisher Unwin, 1886

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Side 162 - We were now arrived at Spring-Garden, which is exquisitely pleasant at this time of year. When I considered the fragrancy of the walks and bowers, with the choirs of birds that sung upon the trees, and the loose tribe of people that walked under their shades, I could not but look upon the place as a kind of Mahometan paradise.
Side 281 - ... be taken to the place from whence you came, and from thence you are to be drawn on hurdles to the place of Execution, where you are to be hanged by the neck, but not until you are dead...
Side 162 - Year. When I considered the Fragrancy of the Walks and Bowers, with the Choirs of Birds that sung upon the Trees, and the loose Tribe of People that walked under their Shades, I could not but look upon the Place as a kind of Mahometan Paradise.
Side 57 - After breakfast, the King generally rides out on horseback, attended by his equerries : "three of the princesses, namely, Augusta, Sophia, and Amelia, are usually of the party. Instead of only walking his horse, His Majesty now proceeds at a good round trot.
Side 57 - King rises, which is generally about half-past seven o'clock, he proceeds immediately to the Queen's saloon, where His Majesty is met by one of the Princesses ; generally either Augusta, Sophia, or Amelia; for each, in turn, attend their revered Parents.
Side 1 - The dawn of the XIXth century in England: a social sketch of the times.
Side 203 - On the first application of the process to the face, the jaw of the deceased criminal began to quiver ; and the adjoining muscles were horribly contorted, and one eye was actually opened. In the subsequent part of the process, -the right hand was raised and CLENCHED, and the legs and thighs were set in motion. " It appeared to the uninformed part of the by-standers, as if the wretched man was on the eve of being restored to life. This, however, was impossible ; as several of his friends, who were...
Side 73 - From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill ; Who, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid.
Side 56 - Queen and the Princesses occupy the eastern wing. When the King rises, which is generally about half-past seven o'clock, he proceeds immediately to the Queen's saloon, where his Majesty is met by one of the Princesses, generally either Augusta, Sophia, or Amelia, for each in turn attend their revered parent. From thence the Sovereign and his daughter, attended by the...
Side 209 - Camborne aforesaid, engineer and miner, and the said Andrew Vivian, for an invention of methods for improving the construction of steam engines, and the application thereof for driving carriages, and for other purposes.

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