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" ... too was she, the beautiful 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, criticized, and exchanged... "
The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan - Page 630
by Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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
...brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague- And there the ladies, whose lips,...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
...brilliant society, which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...brilliant society which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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
...brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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
...brilliant society which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies whose lips,...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
...brilliant society which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips,...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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...brilliant society which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees, > under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies whose lips,...Westminster election against palace and treasury, shone around Georgi ana Duchess of Devonshire. The Serjeants made proclamation. Hastings advanced io the...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...shone around Georgi ttna Duchess of Devonshire. The Serjeants made prsclamation. Hastings adranced to the bar, and bent his knee. The culprit was indeed...presence. He had ruled an extensive and populous country, hac made laws and treaties, had sent forth armies, had set up and pulled down princes. And in his high...
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