Memoirs of the courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna: in the years 1777, 1778, and 1779, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806 - Europe
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Page 72 - might try to gain admittance, and juftly apprehenfive of her influence over him, had taken the precaution of removing him betimes, to another part of the Palace. Exhaufted by the agitation of her mind, and by fuch exertions of body, the Queen attempted no further refiftance. She returned to her own chamber, where
Page 285 - them to fortify their nerves by partaking of a bowl of punch, which was placed" upon the table. Several of them, (indeed, as I believe, all except one or two, thinking the exhortation judicious,) very readily followed it; but, the gentleman from whom I received thefe Particulars, declined to profit by the advice.
Page 286 - Schrepfer commenced it, by retiring into a corner of the gallery, where kneeling down, with many myfterious ceremonies he invoked the fpirits to appear, or rather to come to his aid ; for it is allowed that none were ever vifible. A very confiderable -time elapfed before they obeyed ; during which interval,
Page 414 - the Imperial Poland, on the fouthern fide of the Viftula. After being let down by a rope, as in thofe of Cremnitz, to the depth of about two hundred and thirty feet; our conductors led us through galleries, which, for loftinefs ,and breadth, feemed rather to
Page 305 - Short sway ! Fair Austria spreads her mournful charms, " The Queen, the Beauty, sets the world in
Page 286 - vifible. A very confiderable -time elapfed before they obeyed ; during which interval, he laboured apparently under great agitation of body and mind, being covered with a violent fweat, and almoft in convulfions, like the Pythonefs of antiquity. At length, a loud clatter was heard at all the
Page 414 - of the fame tranfparent materials ; the points and fpars of which, reflecting the rays of light from the lamps which the guides held in their hands, produced an effect equally novel and beautiful.
Page 293 - without the gates of Leipfic. It was in fummer, before the fun rofe, between . three and four o'clock in the morning. When they came to a certain part of the grove, he defired them to remain there a little, while he went on one fide, to make the
Page 284 - and died only a few years ago, at his palace in this city; which his nephew Prince Charles, who became his principal heir, occupied after his deceafe. In addition to his maternal eftates, the Chevalier poffeffed a vaft income from his military and other appointments in the
Page 69 - her to remove to one of the Royal Palaces in the country for a few days." The Queen, fcarcely awake, in her firft furprize imagined that the note which

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