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" A looking-glass, in a pier, between two windows, had been covered with green cloth to prevent the king's seeing how greatly he was emaciated. The king asked the reason of the green cloth being put there. The answer was, ' To prevent the reflection of... "
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Том 9

1820
...pencil, " To buy a jack." " The King is better. There are intervals of returning recollection, anil freedom from fever." A Captain Manners was mentioned....too much light." His Majesty said, " How can that he, when it is from the light?" — Extract of Wilkes's Letters, Nov. 25, 1788. When the King was walking...

Relics of royalty; or, Remarks, anecdotes, and amusements, of ... George iii

Joseph Taylor - 1820
...looking glass, in a pier, between two windows, had been covered with green cloth, to prevent the King seeing how greatly he was emaciated. The King asked..." How can that be, when it is from the light?" It is talked, that he will soon remove to Kew, and from thence to the Queen's house. The Prince is assiduous...

The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Том 9

1820
...greatly he was emaciated. The King asked the reason of the green cloth being put there ? The auswer was, " To prevent the reflection of too much light."...said, " How can that be, when it is from the light ?" — Extract of Wilkess Letters, Nov. 25, 1788. When the King was walking out early one morning at...

The Public and Private Life of His Late...Majesty, George the Third ...

Robert Huish - 1821 - 724 страници
...Manners was mentioned. His majesty said, ' Let him come in ; he is not only Manners, but Good Manner*. A looking-glass, in a pier, between two windows, had...' How can that be, when it is from the light ?' It is talked, that he will soon remove to Kew, and from thence to the queen's house. The prince is assiduous...

George the Third, His Court, and Family, Том 2

John Galt - 1824
...attendants. In one of these, a Captain Manners was mentioned. His Majesty said, " Let him come VOL. II. H in ; he is not only Manners, but good Manners." A...said, " How can that be, when it is from the light?" Sanity of mind and reason thus resumed their seat, and left no trace of their temporary subversion....

The Leisure Hour, Брой 1

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - 1852
...king might not see how greatly he was emaciated. He asked the reason of the green cloth being hung there. The answer was, " To prevent the reflection of too much light ; " and the king instantly replied, " How can that be. when it is from the light?" And this simple...

John Wilkes: A Political Reformer of the Eighteenth Century ...

Sir William Henry Gregory - 1888 - 138 страници
...Captain Manners was mentioned. His Majesty said " Let him come in, he is not only Manners, but .900^ Manners." A looking-glass in a pier between two windows...said, How can that be, when it is from the light ?" It is said that he will soon be removed to Kew and from thence to the 8ueen's house. The Prince is assiduous...




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