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Monthly Packet - Página 440
1887
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The Sewanee Review, Volumen9

1901
...Mayo, Galway, Sligo, Roscommon, and Tipperary. The gayeties and frivolities of the court of that king, "Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one," in which the monarch himself so freely indulged, setting the fashion of horse racing by presenting...
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The Anglo-Saxon Review, Volumen10

1901
...bedchamber door, pronounced a verdict on Charles II. that might well fit many another prominent man, ' who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one,' but perhaps none so well as Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Biographers have vied with one another in attempting...
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The Rise of Religious Liberty in America: A History

Sanford Hoadley Cobb - 1902 - 541 páginas
...kingdom. To Charles, therefore, a new petition was pre- Charles n. sented in 1662, and to that king, " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one," save this present action, belongs the honor of granting the broadest charter of human liberties ever...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volumen86

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1902
...promise can oblige a King so much Still to be good, as long to have been such. This of the King, " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one " ! Inability to foresee the trend of events might excuse the fulsomeness of these inductory odes,...
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Hamlet: Edited by Horace Howard Furness, Volumen4

William Shakespeare - 1905
...powerlessness, or even perversity of conduct, is equally proved by the well-known biographies of many men, • who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one.' The essential difference of men who are content to rest in thought, and those who transmute it into...
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Methodist Magazine and Review, Volumen61

1905
...Fool in Church and State," by which phrase is meant James I., who was otherwise described as the man " who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The book is a vivacious treatment of an important period. " Old Heidelberg." By Wilhelm MeyerForster....
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The Thames and Its Story: From the Cotswolds to the Nore

Thames river - 1906 - 376 páginas
...was wont to escape to it from London ; the unfortunate Charles made it his home, and when his son, who " never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," came to the throne, he determined to build at Greenwich the finest royal palace England had ever had....
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The Hebrew Literature of Wisdom in the Light of To-day: A Synthesis

John Franklin Genung - 1906 - 408 páginas
...the same discordant traits was needed to make up the character of his grandson, Charles the Second, who "never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." Of course I would not think of making this parallel go on all fours; and undoubtedly, as King 1 Green,...
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The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton, Volumen1

Mrs. Russell Barrington - 1906
...irresistibly reminded of the question once put to sage and wise courtiers by the facetious monarch ' who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one,' viz. Why is a tub of water with a goose in it lighter than one without ? " ' God help thee, Southey,...
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Alfred Spalding Harvey, 1840-1905: Contributions to Magazines, Speeches, Etc

Alfred Spalding Harvey - 1907 - 527 páginas
...indelible traces of the licence and extravagance of his predecessors, and especially of the king " who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one." The annual grants varying from .£1,000 to .£4,000 a year bestowed on the Dukes of St. Albans, Grafton,...
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