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  • 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.†   (source)
  • But then again, I am a trained scientist, the personal phrenologist to Queen Victoria herself.†   (source)
  • "Queen Victoria," the Indian boy said quickly.†   (source)
  • The Victorian era is in reference to the 63 years that Queen Victoria ruled.
    Queen Victoria = queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 when the monarchy had primarily symbolic power
  • I remember Queen Victoria's advice to her daughter: Close your eyes and think of England.†   (source)
  • Queen Victoria and her entourage occupied the first few pews on the right side of the church.†   (source)
  • Will she have orange blossoms embroidered on her dress for luck as Queen Victoria did?†   (source)
  • Even Queen Victoria herself is a devotee.†   (source)
  • She strides across the lawn like Queen Victoria reprimanding her guard.†   (source)
  • For there is no person of the theater more esteemed; Queen Victoria even knighted him.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The orphans blinked and said nothing, hardly believing what they had heard: Queen Victoria and Prince Leopold were going to work on their behalf!†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I am to be presented to Queen Victoria.†   (source)
  • Down at the end of a very long red carpet sits the most important woman in the world, Her Majesty, Queen Victoria.†   (source)
  • She was plump and dumpy now, rather like Queen Victoria, and she received him faithfully.†   (source)
  • …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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • —Manfred, St. Christopher, or Queen Victoria?†   (source)
  • "Queen Victoria was different," murmured Mahmoud Ali.†   (source)
  • This spectacle was witnessed by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1845.†   (source)
  • You act like you were a combination of Queen Victoria and Cleopatra.†   (source)
  • See yourself—a little Queen Victoria trotting round.†   (source)
  • 'This music crept by me upon the waters' 257 And along the Strand, up Queen Victoria Street.†   (source)
  • Queen Victoria and Mrs. Bannister were the only exceptions, and they're dead.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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?†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Queen Victoria was the longest queen.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Even at Queen Victoria's dinner-party—if something had been just a little Different—perhaps if she'd worn a clinging Liberty tea-gown instead of a magenta satin."†   (source)
  • …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…†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • M. Drumont, famous journalist, Drumont, know what he called queen Victoria?†   (source)
  • Twilight sleep idea: queen Victoria was given that.†   (source)
  • Firstly, oscillation between events of imperial and of local interest, the anticipated diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria (born 1820, acceded 1837) and the posticipated opening of the new municipal fish market: secondly, apprehension of opposition from extreme circles on the questions of the respective visits of Their Royal Highnesses the duke and duchess of York (real) and of His Majesty King Brian Boru (imaginary): thirdly, a conflict between professional etiquette and professional…†   (source)
  • …clothed, eyes abject) of female religious (partly clothed, eyes direct), purchased by post from Box 32, P. O., Charing Cross, London, W. C.: a press cutting of recipe for renovation of old tan boots: a Id adhesive stamp, lavender, of the reign of Queen Victoria: a chart of the measurements of Leopold Bloom compiled before, during and after 2 months' consecutive use of Sandow-Whiteley's pulley exerciser (men's 15/-, athlete's 20/-) viz. chest 28 in and 29 1/2 in, biceps 9 in and 10 in,…†   (source)
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