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Pierce fund.

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TO
THE COUNTESS OF WARWICK

La beauté est le partage des uns, l'intelligence celui des autres ; la réunion de ces dons ne se rencontre que ches certains mortels favorisés des dieux,

LEIBNIZ TO QUEEN CAROLINE,

PREFACE.

It is characteristic of the way in which historians

Wilkins, William Henry. Caroline, the illustrious queenconsort of George II. and sometime queen-regent; a study of her life and time.

London & N. Y. Longmans 1901. 2v. portraits, plates, facsim. 0. 368. An authoritative biography of Caroline, 1683–1737, by the author of the life of George Il's mother, entitled: "The love of an uncrowned queen"; from Hanoverian archives, etc., especially valuable for the period before 1714, and its light on the Hanoverian court, particularly the Electress Sophia, also for its gossip concerning the courts of Georges I and II, and the queen's relations with Walpole Eng. Hist. R. 17:586 (B. Williams); Ath. 1902, 1:71; Acad. 62:80.

W. DAWSON JOHNSTON, Nov. 1902.

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civil and religious liberty, which were unen vuunu
up with the maintenance of the Hanoverian dynasty,
were firmly established in England.

Therefore no apology is needed for attempting
to portray the life of this remarkable princess, and
endeavouring to give some idea of the influence

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