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" ... when she composed her hands to play and her voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness of countenance that three harmonies concurred ; likewise, when she danced, her rare proportions varied themselves into all the graces that belong either to... "
Pleasure Excursions: as Guides for Making Day's Excursions on the Eastern ... - Page 1
by Felix Summerly - 1847
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Memoirs of Henry the Eighth of England: With the Fortunes, Fates, and ...

Henry William Herbert - Great Britain - 1855 - 441 pages
...on musical instruments, singing and dancing ; insomuch, that when she composed her hands to play and voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness of...all the graces that belong either to rest or motion. Briefly, it seems the most attractive perfections were eminent in her." After this passage, the historian...
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Memoirs of Henry the Eighth of England: With the Fortunes, Fates, and ...

Henry William Herbert - 1856 - 441 pages
...singing and dancing ; insomuch, that when she composed her hands to play and voice to sing, it waa joined with that sweetness of countenance, that three...all the graces that belong either to rest or motion. Briefly, it seems the most attractive perfections were eminent in her." After this passage, the historian...
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The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Francis Lancelot - Queens - 1858
...propriety of manners, not less rare, and even more seducing than beauty," insomuch, as Herbert says, that " when she composed her hands to play and her...; likewise, when she danced, her rare proportions carried themselves into all the graces that belong either to rest or motions ; briefly, it seems the...
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The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of William the ...

Francis Lancelott - Queens - 1858
...more seducing than beauty," insomuch, as Herbert says, that '• when ehe composed her handĽ to plav and her voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness...; likewise, when she danced, her rare proportions carried themselves into all the graces that belong cither to rest or motions ; briefly, it seems the...
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The queens of England: a series of portraits of distinguished female ...

Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland - 1861
...singular beauty and towardness that her parents took all possible care for her good education. Therefore, besides all the usual branches of virtuous instruction,...all the graces that belong either to rest or motion. Briefly, it seems that the most attractive perfections were evident in her. Yet did not our king love...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With ..., Volume 2

Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland - Queens - 1864
...instruments, singing, and dancing, insomuch that, when she composed her hands to play and her voice to simr, it was joined with that sweetness of countenance that...; likewise, when she danced, her rare proportions vaned themselves into all the graces that belong either to rest or motion. Briefly, it seems that the...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest, Volume 2

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Great Britain - 1868
...singular beauty and towardness, that her parents took all possible care for her good education. Therefore, besides all the usual branches of virtuous instruction,...likewise when she danced, her rare proportions varied them1 Froui Du Tiltet, Fiildcs, Herbert, Slat* Papers, Lingard, Duplex, Tindal's notes on liapla selves...
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Belgravia, Volume 5

London (England) - 1868
...we should expect, and not better than a saint might compose." Anne Boleyn, of whom it was said that when she danced her rare proportions varied themselves into all the graces that belong to either grace or motion, is credited by Sir John Hawkins with a very grievous copy of verses; but...
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Buckinghamshire: A History of Aylesbury with Its Borough and Hundreds, the ...

Robert Gibbs (of Aylesbury, Eng.) - Aylesbury (England) - 1885 - 688 pages
...sing, it was joined with that sweetnesse of countenance, that three harmonies concurred : likewisse, when she danced, her rare proportions varied themselves...the graces that belong either to rest or motion." These accomplishments, improved by the ease and self-possession 83 she had acquired at the Court of...
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The New Review, Volume 15

1896
...willing worship. " When she composed her hands to play," again it is the historian who speaks, " and voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness of countenance that three harmonies concurred." The King, at any rate, fell a ready victim to her " perfections " ; and when, echoing Elizabeth Woodville,...
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