Diamond Cut Diamond: Or, Observations on a Pamphlet, Entitled "A Review of the Conduct of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales;" Comprising a Free and Impartial View of Mr. Jefferys, as a Tradesman, Politician, and Courtier, During a Period of Twenty Years

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B. McMillan, 1806 - Trials (Fraud) - 75 pages
 

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Page 63 - the first command and counsel of my youth always to do what my conscience told me to be my duty, and to leave the consequences to God. I shall carry with me the memory, and, I trust, the practice of this paternal lesson to the grave.
Page 63 - the first command and counsel of my youth, always to do what my conscience told me to be my duty, and leave the consequences to God. I have hitherto followed it, and have no reason to complain that any obedience to it has been even a temporal sacrifice; I have found it, on the contrary, the road to prosperity and wealth, and I shall point it out as such to my children.
Page 17 - Fitzherbert, being a woman of no rank, or consideration, in the eye of' the law, as to personal privilege, was amenable to an immediate process, which was not the case with his Royal Highness. This, the Prince stated, to have caused in his mind the greatest uneasiness, for fear of...
Page 47 - Cornwall, from the year 1702 to 1733, however strong his confidence in the validity of his claim, a confidence fortified by the strongest •legal authorities, yet as. he trusts, that through the gracious interposition of His Majesty, and the liberality of Parliament, he shall be enabled otherwise to provide for those demands on his justice, which alone induced him to assert his right, he now cheerfully relinquishes his suit, and has directed his law officer^ to forego all further proceedings.
Page 17 - Highness might consider a great favour done towards him, would be more than my limited means could accomplish ; but that in all I could do I was entirely at his service, and requested his Royal Highness to name his commands. 'His Royal Highness then proceeded to state that a creditor of Mrs. Fitzherbert had made a very peremptory demand for the payment of about 1,600J. ; that Mr.Weltjee had been sent by his Royal Highness to the creditor making such demand, to desire it might be placed to the Prince's...
Page 64 - VaJuabUj and Highly esteemed paper, Literary and Political: THE WHOLE OF THE EXCELLENT POETRY; together with Explanatory Notes, Biographical Anecodtes, and a Prefatory Advertisement. By the Editor. J. Plymsell at the Anti-Jacobin Press, 1799. 8vo, old half calf.
Page 17 - ... as to personal privilege, was amenable to an immediate process, which was not the case with his Royal Highness. This the Prince stated to have caused in his mind the greatest uneasiness, for fear of the consequences that might ensue, as it was not in the power of his Royal Highness to pay the money then, or to name an earlier period for so doing than three or four months. The request, therefore, which his Royal...
Page 46 - Prince deems it incumbent on him to express his warmest acknowledgment of their liberality ; at the same time the Prince, though fully convinced of the propriety of resuming his state, and greatly regretting any circumstance which tends to disappoint the wishes of His Majesty, or of the House upon that subject, yet feels himself bound explicitly to declare, that there are still claims remaining upoa bis .honour and his justice, for the discharge of which he t. . . . . ** ... - . . ... must continue...
Page 28 - I believe at the the time did actually feel, more sincere pleasure in the prospect of the proposed marriage and the consequent separation from Mrs. Fitzherbert than his Royal Highness. I will not repeat the expressions of his Royal Highness upon this subject, it is sufficient for me to say, that what I heard was not of a nature to increase my respect for the character of that lady...
Page 18 - ... Highness that I would do all I could in the business ; and I was appointed to attend with the result of my endeavours, at Carlton House, the next morning. I did attend as appointed ; and presented the Prince of Wales with a receipt for the whole sum, 1.585Z.

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