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" It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and... "
Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ... - Página 77
por Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 páginas
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The Elements of Intellectual Philosophy

Francis Wayland - 1854 - 426 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering...sphere she just began to move in, glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy." Thus Longinus, when he is comparing the eloquence...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in,—glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh! what a revolution!...
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The advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she had just begun to move in, — glittering like the morning star ; full of life, and splendour, and...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering...she just began to move in,— glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy! Oh! what a revolution ! and what a heart must I...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - 1856 - 383 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering...she just began to move in, — glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy. Oil ! what a revolution ! and what a heart must...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering...sphere she just began to move in ; glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendor, and joy Little did I dream that I should have lived to see...
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Selected Works

Jeremy Taylor - 1990 - 526 páginas
...distinction between rhetorical and poetic use of images by comparing Burke's description of Marie Antoinette, "decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in; glittering like the morning star," with what Jeremy Taylor says, in his funeral sermon of Lady Carbery: "In all her Religion,...
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The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein

Audrey Fisch, Anne K. Mellor, Esther H. Schor - 1993 - 312 páginas
.... . surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in. . . " (Reflections on the Revolution in France, ed. Conor Cruise O'Brien [New York: Penguin Books,...
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Romantic Theatricality: Gender, Poetry, and Spectatorship

Judith Pascoe - 1997 - 251 páginas
...and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision. I saw her just above the horizon, decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just began to move in,—glittering like the morning star, full of life, and splendour, and joy. Oh! what a revolution!...
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Gothic Bodies: The Politics of Pain in Romantic Fiction

Steven Bruhm - 1994 - 181 páginas
...had presented herself in a kind of theatrical glory: "I saw her just above the horizon," he writes, "decorating and cheering the elevated sphere she just...morningstar, full of life, and splendor, and joy" (169). Here the Queen's body was draped, adorned, and, moreover, distanced, bathing in the glory of...
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