The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters Now First Published from the Original Manuscripts ...

Lea and Blanchard, 1842

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To George Montagu Esq May 15 Westminster election
To Sir Horace Mann July 25 The Houghton lantern King Theodore
To George Montagu Esq Sept 10 Death of General Handasyde and
To the same Dec 19 Interministerium Droll cause in Westminster Hall
To the same March 13 Further proceedings against Mr Murray Lady
To the same April 22 Dodingtons project of a ministry upset by the death
To George Montagu Esq May 30 Lady Orford and Mr Shirley married
To Sir Horace Mann Aug 31 Story of the Gunnings and of Lady Mary
Burgundys cradle Verses stuck up on the Louvre Young Wortley
To the Hon H S Conway May 5 On Mr Conways infant daughter N
To the Hon H S Conway June 23 Story of Mr Seymour and Lady Di
To George Montagn Esq Aug 28 Adventure at Mrs Boscawens Privi
To Sir Horace Mann Dec 11 Education of the Prince of Wales Resig
To Mr Gray Feb 20 New edition of Grays Odes with Bentleys designs
To the Hon H S Conway May 5 Madame de Mezières Sir Charles
To Sir Horace Mann June 12 Description of Strawberry Hill Clandestine
To John Chute Esq Aug 4 Visit to Greatworth Sir Harry Danvers
To Sir Horace Mann Oct 6 The Modenese treaty Gothic amusements
To Sir Horace Mann January 28 Story of Bianca Capello Sortes Wal
To Sir Horace Mann March 7 State of parties The new candidates
To the same April 24 The Duke of Newcastle allpowerful The
To Sir Horace Mann May 23 War of the Delmontis Death of Mr Chutes
To the Hon H S Conway Aug 6 The Duke of Cumberlands accident N
To Richard Bentley Esq Nov 11 Ambassadorial circumspection Death
To Sir Horace Mann Dec 1 Springtide of politics Mr Pitt and
To Richard Bentley Esq Jan 9 Death of Lord Albemarle Story of Lord
To the same March 6 Prospect of a war with France Lord Holdernesss
To Sir Horace Mann April 22 French preparations Secret expedition
To Sir Horáce Mann June 15 The Countess of Orford and Mr Shirley
To George Montagu Esq July 17 Farming Lord Baths ballad
To Richard Bentley Esq Aug 4 St Swithin Capture of Beau Séjure
To the same Aug 28 Defcal and death of General Braddock Anecdotes
changes Tranquillity of Ireland
To John Chute Esq June 8 Council of war at Gibraltar The Prince
To George Montagu Esq Aug 28
To Sir Horace Mann Sept 19 Byngs quarrels with the admiralty
To Sir Horace Mann Nov 4 The Duke of Newcastles resignation
To Sir Horace Mann Nov 29 Mr Pitts gout The new ministry List
To the same Jan 17 The King and Mr Pitt Damiens attempt on
To John Chute Esq Feb 27 Admiral Byngs courtmartial N
To the same May 5 Result of the naval inquiries Epigrams
To Sir Horace Mann June 9 Ministerial arrangements Lord Waldegrave
To George Montagu Esq July 16
To George Montagu Esq Aug 25 His opinion of Grays Odes
To the Hon H S Conway Oct 8 Expedition to Rochfort N
To George Montagu Esq
To the same Feb 23 Acquittal of General Mordaunt Death of
To George Montagu Esq May 4 Flattering reception of his Royal
To the Hon H S Conway June 16 Return of the expedition to St Maloes
To the Rev Dr Birch July 8
To the same Aug 12
To the Hon H S Conway Sept 2 Defeat of the Russians at Zorndorf
To Sir Horace Mann Sept 22 Failure of the expedition against Cherbourg
To the Hon H S Conway Oct 17 On the generals not being employed
To Sir Horace Mann Oct 24 On sending a drawing of bis monument to
To the Rev Henry Zouch Dec 9 On sending the second cdition of Noble
To the Hon H S Conway Jan 19 State of the House of Commons
To the Right Hon Lady Hervey Feb 20
To George Montagu Esq April 26 His nieces marriage to Lord Walde
To George Montagu Esq June 1 The invasion Masons Caractacus
To Sir David Dalrymple July 11 Mary Queen of Scots Humes History
To George Montagu Esq Aug 9 Battle of Minden
To the same Sept 13 Death of the Princess Elizabeth Lord George
To Sir Horace Mann Oct 16 Quebec East India conquests
To George Montagu Esq Nov 8 French bankruptcy Mrs Montagu

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Pagina 57 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
Pagina 82 - Oh let me live my own, and die so too ! (To live and die is all I have to do) Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends, and read what books I please: Above a patron, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend.
Pagina 291 - the latter a gentle, feeble, languid stream, languid but not deep ; the other a boisterous and overbearing torrent ; but they join at last ; and long...
Pagina 62 - These are of the more courageous. One woman, still more heroic, is come to town on purpose: she says, all her friends are in London, and she will not survive them. But what will you think of Lady Catherine Pelham, Lady Frances Arundel, and Lord and Lady Galway, who go this evening to an inn ten miles out of town, where they are to play at brag till five in the morning, and then come back — I suppose, to look for the bones of their husbands and families under the rubbish.
Pagina 98 - Had it been his brother, Still better than another. Had it been his sister, No one would have missed her. ' ;' Had it been the whole generation, , , . Still better for the nation. But since 'tis only Fred, Who was alive, and is dead, There's no more to be said.
Pagina 45 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Pagina 296 - THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.
Pagina 296 - Three orators in distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn ; The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd, The next in language, but in both the last : The power of Nature could no farther go ; To make a third, she join'd the former two.
Pagina 19 - The amphitheatre was illuminated ; and in the middle was a circular bower, composed of all kinds of firs in tubs, from twenty to thirty feet high : under them orangetrees, with small lamps in each orange, and below them all sorts of the finest auriculas in pots; and festoons of natural flowers hanging from tree to tree. Between the arches too were firs, and smaller ones in the balconies above. There were booths for tea and wine, gaming-tables and dancing, and about two thousand persons. In short,...
Pagina 56 - About ten days ago, at the new Lady CobhamV assembly, Lord Hervey' was leaning over a chair talking to some women, and holding his hat in his hand. Lord Cobham came up and spit in it — yes, spit in it ! — and then, with a loud laugh, turned to Nugent, and said,

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