Life of George IV

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Life of George IV

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"His Majesty, once more disobeying the Dook"s orders, had granted to some creature an Irish peerage. "I observe" wrote Arthur (I quote from memory), that your Majesty has been misinformed. I shall reserve the patent until I have an opportunity of learning your Majesty"s pleasure upon it!!" O the groans of George, who knew his man, and whimpered under the rod."

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Notes
Footnote Booth/ Mehew, p 279, suggests that RLS was evidently reading Fitzgerald's biography in which the anecdote is recorded.

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Life of George IV

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Notes
Footnote Booth/ Mehew, p 279, suggests that RLS was evidently reading Fitzgerald's biography in which the anecdote is recorded.

How to cite this record

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88577
Accessed on 2019/10/14 08:55:58

Related place
Switzerland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson
Related place
Switzerland
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