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" I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God, (it being Sunday evening,) which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines,... "
The Eclectic Review - Page 242
edited by - 1859
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character and anecdotes of charles the second

charles barker - 1853
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulness of God (it being Sunday evening), which this day se'ennight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, Mazarine, etc., a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers...
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Manna in the house; or, Daily expositions of the Gospels. St. Matthew (St ...

Barton Bouchier - 1853
...dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfullnesse of God (it being Sunday evening), which this day se'nnight I was witness of — the King sitting and toying with his concubines. . . . whilst about 20 of the grate courtiers, and other dissolute persons, were at basset round a large...
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Table Traits: With Something on Them

Dr. Doran (John) - 1854 - 547 pages
...dissoluteness, and as it were total neglectfulness of God, it being Sunday evening, which this day sennight I was witness of, the king sitting and toying with...Portsmouth, Cleveland, Mazarine, &c. ; a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery ; whilst about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 35

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulness of God, it being Sunday evening, which this day se'nnight I was witness of ; the King sitting and toying with...French boy singing love songs in that glorious gallery, whilst the courtiers were at basset, with a bank of at least 2,000/. in gold before them." At eight...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 22

1855
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulness of God, it being Sunday evening, which this day se'nnight I was witness of; the King sitting and toying with...boy singing love- songs in that glorious gallery, whilst the courtiers were at basset, with a bank of at least 2,OOOZ. in gold before them" ! At eight...
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England's Greatness: Its Rise and Progress in Government, Laws, Religion ...

John Wade - 1856 - 815 pages
...dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulncss of Goil (it being Sunday eveninc). which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the king sitting and toying with...French boy singing love songs in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute persons were at basset round a large...
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The Collegiate, School, and Family History of England

Edward Farr - 1856
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulness of God, being Sunday evening, which this day se'nnight I was witness of — the king sitting and toying with...Portsmouth, Cleveland, Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, while about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute...
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Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

Dr. Doran (John) - 1857
...dissoluteness, and as it were total neglectfulness of God, it being Sunday evening, which this day sennight I was witness of, the king sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, Mazarine, <fec. ; a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery ; whilst about twenty of the great...
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The post and the paddock: with recollections of turf celebrities, by the Druid

Henry Hall Dixon - 1856
...Church. On the very evening of the Sunday that he was consecrated (Jan. 25th, 1685), says Evelyn, " I was witness of the King, sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, while about twenty of...
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The popular history of England, Volume 4

Charles Knight - 1858
...it being Sunday evening. The king sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c. : a French boy singing love songs in that glorious gallery ; whilst above twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute persons were at Basset around a large...
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