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" never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one... "
Monthly Packet - Página 440
1887
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English Leadership

Josephus Nelson Larned - 1918 - 398 páginas
...impartial tribunal. Take the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679, enacted by Parliament even under the Stuart, "who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." That act made it the sworn duty of a judge appealed to to look into the legality of the detention of...
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European History: Modern times

Hutton Webster - 1919 - 448 páginas
...and genial humor made him a popular monarch, in spite of his grave faults of character. He was one who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The period of the Restoration was characterized by a reaction against the austere scheme of life which...
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The House 'round the Corner

Louis Tracy - 1919 - 308 páginas
..."Is there no summer, then? What about this present glorious revel of sunshine? Charles the Second, who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one, remarked one day that, in his opinion, England possessed the best climate in the world, because no...
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The history of creeds

Philip Schaff - 1919
...Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and Independents, and at last returned to the Episcopal Church. Charles II., ' who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one,' was received with such general enthusiasm on his triumphal march from Dover to London that he wondered...
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Medieval and Modern History

Hutton Webster - 1919 - 787 páginas
...faults of character. He Charles II, 1660-1685 The Restoration and the "Glorious Revolution" 391 was one who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The period of the Restoration was characterized by a reaction against the austere scheme of life which...
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The Story of Modern Progress: With a Preliminary Survey of Earlier Progress

Willis Mason West - 1920 - 733 páginas
...witty. He is known as the "Merry Monarch." One of his courtiers described him in jesting rhyme as a king "who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." But though lazy, Charles had real ability. He said lightly that he "had no mind to go on his travels...
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Modern European History

Hutton Webster - 1920 - 671 páginas
...never set out on his travels SILVER CROWN OF CHARLES II • ,, _. . , , again. Charles s charm king who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The period of the Restoration was characterized by a reaction against the austere scheme of life which...
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The Story of Man's Early Progress

Willis Mason West - 1920 - 735 páginas
...as the "Merry Monarch." One of his courtiers l66°-l685 described him in jesting rhyme as a king " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." But though lazy, Charles had real ability. He said lightly that he "had no mind to go on his travels...
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World History, Volumen1

Hutton Webster - 1921 - 755 páginas
...and genial humor made him a popular monarch, in spite of his grave faults of character. He was a king who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The Restoration brought back the Church of England, together with the Stuarts. Parliament, more intolerant...
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Britain's Sea-soldiers: A History of the Royal Marines and Their ..., Volumen1

Cyril Field - 1924
...very meagre pay which had become due to the ship's companies. Charles II. — that " Merry Monarch " who " never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one " —recognized this, but evidently thought that there was no possibility of setting it right. Says...
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