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The Royal Exile Volume 1; Or, Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Her Majesty, Caroline, Queen Consort of Great Britain a Full and Impartial History of the Charges Against Her, and Proceedings in Parliament, and the Important Events Since Her Ret (Paperback) Loot Price: R451
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The Royal Exile Volume 1; Or, Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Her Majesty, Caroline, Queen Consort of Great Britain a...
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The Royal Exile Volume 1; Or, Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Her Majesty, Caroline, Queen Consort of Great Britain a Full and Impartial History of the Charges Against Her, and Proceedings in Parliament, and the Important Events Since Her Ret (Paperback)

John Adolphus, J. H. Adolphus

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 Excerpt: ... Lisle exactly means by only flirting conduct--vhat degree of impropriety of conduct she would describe by it, it is extremely difficult, with any precision, to ascertain. How many women are there, most virtuous, most truly modest, incapable of any thing impure, vicious, or immoral, in deed or thought, who, from greater vivacity of spirits, from less natural reserve, from that want of caution which the very consciousness of innocence betrays them into, conduct themselves in a manner which a woman of a graver character, of more reserved disposition, but not with one particle of superior virtue, thinks too incautious, too unreserved, too familiar; and which, if forced upon her oath to give her opinion upon it, she might feel herself) as an honest woman, bound to say, in that opinion, was flirting? "But whatever sense Mrs. Lisle annexes to the word " flirting," it is evident, as I said before, that she cannot mean any thing criminal, vicious, or indecent, or any thing with the least shade of deeper impropriety than what is necessarily expressed in the word" flirting." She never would have added, as she does in both instances, that it was Only flirting; if she had thought it of a quality to be recorded in a formal report, amongst circumstances which must occasion the most unfavourable interpretations, and which deserved the most serious consideration of your majesty. To use it so, I am sure your majesty must see is to press it far beyond the meaning which she would assign to it herself. "And as I have admitted that there may be much indescribable in the manner of doing any tlu'ng, so it, must be admitted to me that there is much indescribable, and most material also in the manner of saying any thing, and in the accent with which it...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: John Adolphus • J. H. Adolphus
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-91404-1
Barcode: 9781150914041
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-91404-1

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