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

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Lea and Blanchard, 1842

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To George Montagu Esq May 15 Westminster election
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To Sir Horace Mann July 25 The Houghton lantern King Theodore
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To George Montagu Esq Sept 10 Death of General Handasyde and
80
To the same Dec 19 Interministerium Droll cause in Westminster Hall
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To the same March 13 Further proceedings against Mr Murray Lady
94
To the same April 22 Dodingtons project of a ministry upset by the death
99
To George Montagu Esq May 30 Lady Orford and Mr Shirley married
105
To the same Oct 342
112
To George Montagu Esq Oct 8 Description of Woburn
114
1752
122
To Sir Horace Mann May 13 Irish politics Miss Blandys execution
128
To Sir Horace Mann July 27 Fire at Lincolnsinn Princess Emily
134
To George Montagn Esq Aug 28 Adventure at Mrs Boscawens Privi
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To Sir Horace Mann Dec 11 Education of the Prince of Wales Resig
151
To Mr Gray Feb 20 New edition of Grays Odes with Bentleys designs
157
To the Hon H S Conway May 5 Madame de Mezières Sir Charles
164
To Sir Horace Mann June 12 Description of Strawberry Hill Clandestine
170
To John Chute Esq Aug 4 Visit to Greatworth Sir Harry Danvers
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To Sir Horace Mann Oct 6 The Modenese treaty Gothic amusements
186
To Sir Horace Mann January 28 Story of Bianca Capello Sortes Wal
191
To Sir Horace Mann March 7 State of parties The new candidates
198
To the same April 24 The Duke of Newcastle allpowerful The
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To Sir Horace Mann May 23 War of the Delmontis Death of Mr Chutes
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To the Hon H S Conway Aug 6 The Duke of Cumberlands accident N
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To Richard Bentley Esq Nov 11 Ainbassadorial circumspection Death
224
To Sir Horace Mann Dec 1 Springtide of politics Mr Pitt and
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To Richard Bentley Esq Jan 9 Death of Lord Albemarle Story of Lord
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To the same March 6 Prospect of a war with France Lord Holdernesss
241
To Sir Horace Mann April 22 French preparations Secret expedition
248
To Sir Horace Mann June 15 The Countess of Orford and Mr Shirley
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To George Montagu Esq July 17 Farming Lord Buths ballad
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To Richard Bentley Esq Aug 4 St Swithin Capture of Beau Séjure
264
To the same Aug 28 Defcal and death of General Braddock Anecdotes
270
To the Hon H S Conway March 25 Mr Pitts gout The plate
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To the same May 12
321
To the same April 1 Death of Mr Whithed his will Death of the Earl
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To George Montagu Esq Aug 28
334
To George Montagu Esq Oct 14 Mode of passing his time Magna
341
To Sir Horace Mann Nov 4 The Duke of Newcastles resignation
345
To Sir Horace Mann Nov 29 Mr Pitts gout The new ministry List
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To the same Jan 17 The King and Mr Pitt Damiens attempt on
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To John Chute Esq Feb 27 Admiral Byngs courtmartial N
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To the same May 5 Result of the naval inquiries Epigrams
372
To Sir Horace Mann June 9 Ministerial arrangements Lord Waldegrave
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To George Montagu Esq July 16
386
To George Montagu Esq Aug 25 His opinion of Grays Odes
392
To the Hon H S Conway Oct 8 Expedition to Rochfort N
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To George Montagu Esq
408
To the same Feb 23 Acquittal of General Mordaunt Death of
415
To the Earl of Strafford July 4 New volumes of Voltaires Universal
420
To the same Sept 13 Death of the Princess Elizabeth Lord George
425
To Sir Horace Mann June 18 Expedition to St Maloes
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To the Hon H S Conway July 21 Appointment of General Blighe Fate
434
To George Montagu Esq Aug 20 Visit to the Grange Ragley
441
To Sir Horace Mann Sept 9 Battle of Zorndorf Marriage of his niece
447
To George Montagu Esq Oct 3 Disappoinment and loss at St Cas
453
To the Rev Henry Zouch Oct 21 Thanks for further information Lord
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To the Rev Henry Zouch Dec 9 On sending the second cdition of Noble
467
To the Hon H S Conway Jan 19 State of the House of Commons
473
To the Right Hon Lady Hervey Feb 20
479
To George Montagu Esq April 26 His nieces marriage to Lord Walde
486
To George Montagu Esq June 1 The invasion Masons Caractacus
492
To Sir David Dalrymple July 11 Mary Queen of Scots Humes History
498
To George Montagu Esq Aug 9 Battle of Minden
504
To the Earl of Strafford Sept 13 Our victories
510
To Sir Horace Mann Oct 19 Conquest of Quebec
516

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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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