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" never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one... "
Monthly Packet - Página 440
1887
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1831-1906: Celebration of the Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of ...

Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) - 1907 - 216 páginas
...name he bears, without any of their weaknesses. In fact, just imagine the last royal Charles Stuart, who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," returned to earth again, repentant now of all his follies, and as wise in heart and deed as witty,...
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Deutsche Revue: eine Monatsschrift, Volúmenes3-4;Volumen33

1908
...royal brother de Prusse, en lui appliquant deux vers souvent cités sur un personnage de comédie.' „Who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one . . ." C'est en effet charmant ; elle l'appliquait aux affaires de Neuichâtel, qu'on terminera sans...
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How to Prepare for Europe: A Handbook of Historical, Literary, and Artistic ...

Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1909 - 527 páginas
...carrying on the work he had begun. Less than a year, therefore, after Cromwell's demise, Charles II, " who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," mounted the throne of his father and began the reign which was to transform the grave England of the...
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The Risley Family History: Including Records of Some of the Early English ...

Edwin Hills Risley - 1909 - 306 páginas
...to rule. But both ideas were extreme. The Stuart Restoration followed in 1660 and the Merry Monarch who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one, plunged England into twenty-five years of trouble. Spain, France, Germany, England make a sad background,...
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Great and Greater Britain: The Problems of Motherland and Empire, Political ...

J. Ellis Barker - 1910 - 380 páginas
...the other hand, of our polished rulers, James I, ' the wisest fool in Christendom,' and Charles II, ' who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one,' confirm that people who have filled themselves with undigested learning can talk most wisely in drawing...
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Presidential Addresses and State Papers of William Howard Taft, from March 4 ...

William Howard Taft - 1910 - 612 páginas
...good humor that he got that far-famed charter to Connecticut. They said that Charles II. was a monarch who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one. Whether it was wise for him or not, the charter of Connecticut that he gave, with its principles of...
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Litora Aliena

Medicus Peregrinus - 1911 - 77 páginas
...peerage was established. Perhaps this episode was quite in accord with the character of the monarch "who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." At any rate, one cannot help thinking more leniently of him for his dying injunction to "take care...
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Notable Women in History: The Lives of Women who in All Ages, All Lands and ...

Willis John Abbot - 1913 - 448 páginas
...the lofty station of favorite of the king — that same king who, according to the famous couplet, Never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one. No one can study the career of Nell Gwyn without discovering that something more than her beauty led to her...
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The Modern World, from Charlemagne to the Present Time: With a Preliminary ...

Willis Mason West - 1915 - 776 páginas
...is known as the " Merry Monarch." One of his courtiers described him in a 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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Ten Years Near the German Frontier: A Retrospect and a Warning

Maurice Francis Egan - 1918 - 291 páginas
...wretchedly discreet just when their indiscretions might be most useful. Some of them are like King James i., who ' never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one.' Those who helped me with counsel were both wise in speech and prudent action but, unhappily, hampered...
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