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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
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The Annual Register, Volume 109

Edmund Burke - 1868
...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, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of...
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The Reformed Presbyterian and Covenanter, Volume 6

1868
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulness of God, it being Sunday, which this day se'enight I was witness of. The king sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland and Mazarine. A French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, while about seventy of the...
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Annual Register

1868
...dissoluteness, and, as it were, total forgetfulncss of God (it being Sunday evening) which this day se'nnight 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, whilst about twenty of...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 35

Henry Allon - 1862
...dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God (it being ' Sunday evening), which this day sen'night I was witness of. ' The king sitting and toying with his concubines, Portland, ' Cleaveland, Mazarin, &c. A French boy singing love songs in ' that glorious gallery, whilst...
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A Book about the Clergy, Volume 2

John Cordy Jeaffreson - 1870
...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, and Mazarine, &c., &c., a French boy singing lovesongs, in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 41

1870
...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, Portsmouth, Cleaveland, and Mazarine, etc., a French boy singing love-songs in that glorious gallery, whilst about...
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Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq., F.R.S ...

John Evelyn - 1870 - 783 pages
...se'nnight I was witnesse ot, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleaveland, and Mazarine, &c. a French boy singing love songs, in that glorious gallery, whilst about 20 of the greate courtiers and other dissolute persons were at Basset round a large table,...
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Games, Gaming, and Gamesters' Law

Francis Frederick Brandt - 1871 - 109 pages
...here and not inappropriate to my subject : — " I was witness of the king (Charles II., of course) " sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth,...boy singing love " songs in that glorious gallery (Whitehall), while about " twenty of the great courtiers were at BASSET round a " large table ; a bank...
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A Memoir of Barbara, Duchess of Cleveland

George Steinman Steinman - 1871 - 256 pages
...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...Portsmouth, Cleveland, Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing lovesongs in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute...
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London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1871
...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, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love-songs, in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of...
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