The letters of Queen Victoria: A selection from her majesty's correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861, Količina 3

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Stran 544 - Tis but the funeral of the former year. Let joy or ease, let affluence or content, And the gay conscience of a life well spent, Calm every thought, inspirit every grace, Glow in thy heart, and smile upon thy face. Let day improve on day, and year on year, Without a pain, a trouble, or a fear...
Stran 21 - Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel ; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
Stran 612 - I am also anxious to 606 A NOBLE RESOLVE [CHAP. x« repeat one thing, and that one is my firm resolve, my irrevocable decision, viz. that Ms wishes — his plans — about everything, his views about every thing are to be my law ! And no human power will make me swerve from what he decided and wished — and I look to you to support and help me in this.
Stran 600 - The Queen returns these important Drafts, which upon the whole she approves; but she cannot help feeling that the main Draft, — that for communication to the American Government — is somewhat meagre. She should have liked to have seen the expression of a hope, that the American captain did not act under instructions, or, if he did, that he misapprehended them...
Stran 320 - Not one man in ten seems to think that the hanging and shooting of forty or fifty thousand mutineers, besides other rebels, can be otherwise than practicable and right...
Stran 9 - Dundonald 3 is seventy-nine years of age ; and though his energies and faculties are unbroken, and though, with his accustomed courage, he volunteers for the Service, yet, on the whole, there is reason to apprehend that he might deeply commit the Force under his command in some desperate enterprise, where the chances of success would not countervail the risk of failure and of the fatal consequences, which might ensue.
Stran 383 - Eastern people on assuming the direct government of them, and after a bloody war, giving them pledges which 'her future reign Is to redeem, and explaining the principles of her government...
Stran 598 - Viscount Palmerston presents his humble duty to your Majesty, and begs to state that the Cabinet at its meeting this afternoon resumed the consideration of the forcible capture of the Southern Envoys from on board the Trent steamer upon which the law officers had yesterday given the opinion contained in the accompanying report. -The law officers and Doctor Phillimore, Counsel to the Admiralty, were in attendance. The...
Stran 323 - Whatever may be the usual practice of Prussian Princes, it is not every day that one marries the eldest daughter of the Queen of England. The question therefore must be considered as settled and closed.
Stran 612 - I apply this particularly as regards our children — Bertie etc. — for whose future he had traced everything so carefully. I am also determined that no one person, may he be ever so good, ever so devoted among my servants — is to lead or guide or dictate to me.

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