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  • Old Mr. Turveydrop had him christened Prince in remembrance of the Prince Regent.
  • Old Mr. Turveydrop adored the Prince Regent on account of his deportment.
  • It may not be for me to say that I have been called, for some years now, Gentleman Turveydrop, or that his Royal Highness the Prince Regent did me the honour to inquire, on my removing my hat as he drove out of the Pavilion at Brighton (that fine building), ’Who is he?
  • I have been faithful to my post since the days of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, and I will not desert it now.
  • He talks to Pa of an evening about the Prince Regent, and I never saw Pa so interested.
  • It is much in these times (and we have made an awfully degenerating business of it since the days of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent—my patron, if I may presume to say so) to experience that deportment is not wholly trodden under foot by mechanics.
  • I could have wished—you will understand the allusion, Mr. Jarndyce, for you remember my illustrious patron the Prince Regent —I could have wished that my son had married into a family where there was more deportment, but the will of heaven be done!

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  • The California Board of Regents voted to increase student fees 32% at all University of California schools.
  • The King was captured, so his son served as Regent in his absence.

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