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" Formed with the qualities which we love, not with the talents that we admire, she was an agreeable woman rather than an illustrious queen. The vivacity of her spirit, not sufficiently tempered with sound judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was... "
The History of Scotland from the Invasion of the Romans Till the Union with ... - Page 215
by Daniel Macintosh - 1821
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 21

English literature - 1759 - 742 pages
...rather than an- illuftrioug queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not iufliciently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not, at all times, under the reflraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that ihe was always...
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SEVERAL HANDS - 1759 - 636 pages
...woman, rather than an illufhiuiu queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not fufEciemly tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not, at all times, under the refhaint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that Ihe was always...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 20

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - Books - 1759 - 636 pages
...woman, rather than an illuftrious queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not fufficiemly tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not, at all times, under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that fhe was always...
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The history of Scotland, during the reigns of queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1771 - 458 pages
...rather than an illuftrious Queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not fufficiently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not, at all times, under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that fhe was always...
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An historical miscellany. The third edition

Historical miscellany - 1774 - 352 pages
...rather than an illuftrious queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not fufficlently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors and into crimes. To fay that flie was always...
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The History of Scotland: During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - Scotland - 1787 - 620 pages
...woman, rather than an illuftrious Queen. The vivacity of her fpirit not fufficiently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not, at all times, under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that fhe was always...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 416 pages
...rather than an Uluflrious queen. .. The vivacity of her fpirit, not fufficientlf teinpeEcd with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errours and into crimes*. To fty that ihe was always...
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - Scotland - 1794 - 620 pages
...woman, rather than an illuftrious queen. The vivacity of her fpirit not fufEciently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors and into crimes. To fay that fhe was always...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Literature - 1795 - 678 pages
...rather than an illultrious queen. The vivacity of her fpirit, not ftifBciently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at 'all times under the refbaint of discretion , betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that fhe was always...
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A View of Universal History, from the Creation to the Present Time ..., Volume 2

John Adams - World history - 1795 - 676 pages
...woman, rather than an illuftrious queen. The vivacity of her fpirit not Sufficiently tempered with found judgment, and the warmth of her heart, which was not at all times under the reftraint of difcretion, betrayed her both into errors, and into crimes. To fay that flic was always...
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