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Queen Victoria

The Victorian era is in reference to the 63 years that Queen Victoria ruled.
  queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 when the monarchy had primarily symbolic power; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
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The Victorian era saw great expansion of the British Empire which was the greatest global power of its time.
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  • The Victorian era is in reference to the 63 years that Queen Victoria ruled.
  • The scarf’s a hundred years old, and it was given to you by Queen Victoria right before she died, for special services to the Crown or something.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Queen Victoria had a party there or something.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • The orphans blinked and said nothing, hardly believing what they had heard: Queen Victoria and Prince Leopold were going to work on their behalf!
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars

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  • They tiptoed from room to room, afraid to speak above a whisper and gazing with a kind of awe at the unbelievable luxury, at the beds with their feather mattresses, the looking-glasses, the horsehair sofa, the Brussels carpet, the lithograph of Queen Victoria over the drawing-room mantelpiece.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • I remember Queen Victoria’s advice to her daughter: Close your eyes and think of England.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • This spectacle was witnessed by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1845.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • She was plump and dumpy now, rather like Queen Victoria, and she received him faithfully.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • These houses were built in the time of Queen Victoria herself and if this lavatory was ever cleaned it must have been done by someone in the middle of the night when no one was lookin’.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • It was not difficult to persuade them to give him return passage in exchange for the cabin he had surrendered to the representative of Queen Victoria.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera

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  • See yourself—a little Queen Victoria trotting round.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • In our party was Miss Susan B. Anthony, and I was deeply impressed with the fact that one did not often get an opportunity to see, during the same hour, two women so remarkable in different ways as Susan B. Anthony and Queen Victoria.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • —Manfred, St. Christopher, or Queen Victoria?
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Half the English-speaking world has heard of Admiral Worthington—a naval hero, decorated by Queen Victoria herself.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • ’This music crept by me upon the waters’ 257 And along the Strand, up Queen Victoria Street.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Waste Land
  • "Queen Victoria was different," murmured Mahmoud Ali.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • You act like you were a combination of Queen Victoria and Cleopatra.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • And when he had tried to open Mr Casey’s hand to see if the purse of silver was hidden there he had seen that the fingers could not be straightened out: and Mr Casey had told him that he had got those three cramped fingers making a birthday present for Queen Victoria.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Queen Victoria was the longest queen.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • I wandered through the ancient Greek and Egyptian galleries, but my favorite spot was the manuscript room, with letters written by the kings and queens of England, Henry VIII and poor Anne Boleyn, and Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • The press and the public were kind enough to welcome the fanciful plan, and willingly joined me in the anachronism of imagining a Wessex population living under Queen Victoria;—a modern Wessex of railways, the penny post, mowing and reaping machines, union workhouses, lucifer matches, labourers who could read and write, and National school children.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • …say they must keep the windows open and the doors shut, ask at the house for anything they wanted (she must be talking to a child) when, suddenly, in she came, stood for a moment silent (as if she had been pretending up there, and for a moment let herself be now), stood quite motionless for a moment against a picture of Queen Victoria wearing the blue ribbon of the Garter; when all at once he realised that it was this: it was this:—she was the most beautiful person he had ever seen.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • Statues of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, or something?
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Will she have orange blossoms embroidered on her dress for luck as Queen Victoria did?
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • But then again, I am a trained scientist, the personal phrenologist to Queen Victoria herself.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • "Queen Victoria," the Indian boy said quickly.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • Word of his gift spread and in 1858 he was summoned to Windsor Castle in England to calm a horse of Queen Victoria’s.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • The Resolute desk, as it is known, was carved from the timbers of an ill-fated British vessel and was a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • She was a funny old thing, very fat, with a broad, red face, and black hair plastered neatly on each side of the forehead in the fashion shown in early pictures of Queen Victoria.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Africa figured in the curriculum as a playground for Portugal, Britain, and France, and a place for Livingstone to find the spectacular falls he named after Queen Victoria, and for Stanley to find Livingstone.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc. Do you suppose that the atmosphere of that dinner would have been artistic?
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • To carry conviction on this point, I will take the extreme course of narrating the plots of two plays witnessed within the last ten years by myself at London West End theatres, one licensed by the late Queen Victoria’s Reader of Plays, the other by the present Reader to the King.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Mrs. Warren’s Profession
  • And so, gathering courage, he looked at the sideboard; the plate of bananas; the engraving of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort; at the mantelpiece, with the jar of roses.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • M. Drumont, famous journalist, Drumont, know what he called queen Victoria?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Twilight sleep idea: queen Victoria was given that.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They entrusted all their children to me—I often carried little Hugh about—I took him up to the Funeral of Queen Victoria, and held him in my arms above the crowd.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Queen Victoria and Mrs. Bannister were the only exceptions, and they’re dead.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • He was Prince Leopold, Queen Victoria’s youngest son, and he had been sent to Christ Church so that Dean Liddell might oversee his education.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Even Queen Victoria herself is a devotee.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Queen Victoria and her entourage occupied the first few pews on the right side of the church.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • She strides across the lawn like Queen Victoria reprimanding her guard.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • For there is no person of the theater more esteemed; Queen Victoria even knighted him.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • In the seconds between the shattering of glass and the first casualty, soldiers surrounded Queen Victoria and hustled her through a door normally reserved for the archbishop, who hurried after her with breathless prayers.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • The prince was in a London drawing room, pacing anxiously back and forth while his mother, Queen Victoria, sat fanning herself in a quilted chair.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Down at the end of a very long red carpet sits the most important woman in the world, Her Majesty, Queen Victoria.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • After the deposition, Madden asked if the court reporter could make a copy of the deposition so that it could be presented to Queen Victoria when Madden returned to London.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • I am to be presented to Queen Victoria.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • She makes us stick our heads under the tap outside and dry ourselves with an old towel pulled out from under a pile of magazines called The Illustrated London News so old they have pictures of Queen Victoria and Prince Edward waving.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Through the kindness of Lady Aberdeen, my wife and I were enabled to go with a party of those who were attending the International Congress of Women, then in session in London, to see Queen Victoria, at Windsor Castle, where, afterward, we were all the guests of her Majesty at tea.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • …what does, after all, stand to millions of people (a little crowd was waiting at the gate to see the King drive out) for a symbol, absurd though it is; a child with a box of bricks could have done better, he thought; looking at the memorial to Queen Victoria (whom he could remember in her horn spectacles driving through Kensington), its white mound, its billowing motherliness; but he liked being ruled by the descendant of Horsa; he liked continuity; and the sense of handing on the…
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
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