Memoirs of Her Majesty Queen Caroline Amelia Eliz., Consort of George Iv. King of Great Britain, Volume 1

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Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822 - Queens
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Page 142 - I shall now finally close this disagreeable correspondence, trusting that, as we have completely explained ourselves to each other, the rest of our lives will be passed in uninterrupted tranquillity. " I am, madam, with great truth, Very sincerely yours, , (Signed)
Page 141 - Our inclinations are not in our power, nor should either of us be held answerable to the other because nature has not made us suitable to each other. Tranquil and comfortable society is, however, in our power ; let our intercourse, therefore, be restricted to that...
Page 272 - ... childhood, never can be extinguished, I well know, and the knowledge of it forms the greatest blessing of my existence. But let me implore your Royal Highness to reflect, how inevitably all attempts to abate this attachment, by forcibly separating us, if they succeed, must injure my Child's principles — if they fail, must destroy her happiness. " The plan of excluding my Daughter from all intercourse with the world, appears to my humble judgment peculiarly unfortunate.
Page 94 - ... imagination, propriety and vivacity of allusion, beauty and elegance of diction, strength and copiousness of style, pathos and sublimity of conception, to which we have this day listened with ardour and admiration. From poetry up to eloquence, there is not a species of composition, of which a complete and perfect specimen might not, from that single speech, be culled and collected.
Page 273 - Those who have advised you, Sir, to delay so long the period of my daughter's commencing her intercourse with the world, and, for that purpose, to make Windsor her residence, appear not to have regarded the interruptions to her education which this arrangement occasions, both by the impossibility of obtaining...
Page 213 - We are happy to declare to Your Majesty our perfect conviction that there is no foundation whatever for believing that the child now with the Princess is the child of Her Royal Highness, or that she was delivered of any child in the year 1802 ; nor has any thing appaared to us which would warrant the belief that she was pregnant in that year, or at any other period within the compass of our inquiries.
Page 233 - ... that his Majesty would suspend any further steps in the business until the Prince of Wales should be enabled to submit to him the statement which he proposed to make.
Page 215 - Manby, must be credited, until they shall receive some decisive contradiction ; and, if true, are justly entitled to the most serious consideration. We cannot close this report without humbly assuring your Majesty that it was on every account our anxious wish to have executed this delicate trust with as little publicity as the nature of the case would possibly allow ; and we entreat your Majesty's permission to express our full persuasion that, if this wish has been disappointed, the failure is not...
Page 106 - I have the greatest satisfaction in announcing to you the happy event of the conclusion of a treaty for the marriage of my son the Prince of Wales, with the Princess Caroline, daughter of the Duke of Brunswick. The constant proofs of your affection for my person and family persuade me, that you will participate in the sentiments I feel on an occasion so interesting to...
Page 254 - Yesterday, I and the rest of my family had an interview •with the Prince of Wales at Kew. Care was taken on all sides to avoid all subjects of altercation or explanation, consequently the conversation was neither instructive nor entertaining ; but it leaves the Prince of Wales in a situation to show whether his desire to return to his family is only verbal or real " — (a difference which George III.

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