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" never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one... "
Monthly Packet - Página 440
1887
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The universal instructor, or, Self-culture for all, Volumen2

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1884
...restoration was one a dishonour and shame to England. The satirical mock epitaph that dacrite him as the king who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one, was not altogether devoid of truth. Charles II. had excellent abilities, aoi could form a sound judgment...
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Rambles Round London Town

Clara L. Matéaux - 1884 - 256 páginas
...Whitehall Charles II. lived out his indecorous days. Think of that last Sunday of all, when the monarch " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one," sat here with characteristic surroundings : " a French boy singing love songs in those glorious galleries,...
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Homiletic Review, Volumen22

1891
...They should not be critical and querulous. I have little respect for one who never made a mistake, " who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." It is pitiful to see a cynical spirit shown toward those who are coming to take our places. Better...
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Short Studies, Ethical and Religious

Henry Nutcombe Oxenham - 1885 - 433 páginas
...diplomatic silence or a too confiding unreserve are equally observable. There may indeed have been rulers " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one;" yet Charles II., if far from an ideal sovereign, at least managed for a quarter of a century to \ \...
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The History of Catholic Emancipation and the Progress of the ..., Volumen2

William Joseph Amherst - 1886 - 355 páginas
...225, 22b. army, and exclude Catholics in future from all offices both civil and military. The monarch who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one, was in want of money, and of course consented to the demands of his Protestant subjects. The question,...
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Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life ..., Volumen1

Sarah Hutchins Killikelly - 1886
...the fall of Troy (1184 BC) to the restoration of the Athenian Democracy (510 BC). $2. CHARLES II. " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." After the death of Oliver Cromwell, his son Richard was acknowledged his successor. But, as Richard...
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Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life ..., Volumen1

Sarah Hutchins Killikelly - 1886 - 372 páginas
...the fall of Troy (1184 BC) to the restoration of the Athenian Democracy (510 BC). 52. CHARLES II. " Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." After the death of Oliver Cromwell, his son Richard was acknowledged his successor. But, as Richard...
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History of England for Beginners

Arabella Burton Buckley - 1887 - 380 páginas
...ministers whenever it suited him, he managed to kcep his throne, and to enjoy life as the " merry monarch " who " Never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one." His first chief adviser was Sir Edward Hyde, an upright royalist who had sat in the Long Parliament...
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The Gentle Life: Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

James Hain Friswell - 1888 - 312 páginas
...of wisdom ; and the reverse equally holds good. There are more people in this world than King James, who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." Doctors, clergy* men, and solicitors, see too mnch of humanity, know too much of its folly, its weakness,...
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History of the Christian Church

Philip Schaff - 1888
...and private immorality, which for a time ruined all the good which Puritanism had done. Charles II., who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," broke his solemn pledges and took the lead in intolerance and licentiousness. The Act of Uniformity...
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