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" ... mother of a beautiful race, the Saint Cecilia whose delicate features, lighted up by love and music, art has rescued from the common decay'. There were the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under... "
The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to Ư the Present Time - Page 738
by David Josiah Brewer - 1899
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of Fox himself, had carried Westminster against Palace aud Treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire."* As a contrast...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague- And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those...treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire." " But neither the culprit nor his advocates attracted so much notice as the accusers. In the midst...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pages
...quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those...advanced to the bar and bent his knee. The culprit, indeed, was not unworthy of that great presence ; he had ruled an extensive and populous country, and...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pages
...sergeants made proclamation, Hastings advanced to the bar and bent his knee. The culprit, indeed, was not unworthy of that great presence; he had ruled an extensive and populous country, and made laws and treaties, had sent forth armies, had set up and pulled down princes ; and in his...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of Fox himself, had carried Westminster against Palace and Treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire.* As a contrast...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of Fox himself, had carried Westminster against Palace and Treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire."* As a contrast...
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Essays, political, historical and miscellaneous, Volume 3

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1850
...quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of Fox himself, had carried Westminster against Palace and Treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire." * As a contrast...
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Essays: Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous

Archibald Alison - 1850
...quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of Fox himself, had carried Westminster against Palace and Treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire." * As a contrast...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1853
...quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies whose lips, more persuasive than those...treasury, shone round Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire. The Serjeants made proclamation. Hastings advanced to the bar, and bent his knee. The culprit was indeed...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

1853 - 452 pages
...quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those...treasury, shone round Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. There stood Fox and Sheridan, the English Demosthenes and the English Hypcrides. There was Burke, ignorant,...
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