The Rival Princes: Or, A Faithful Narrative of Facts, Relating to Mrs. M. A. Clarke's Political Acquaintance with Colonel Wardle, Major Dodd, &c. &c. &c., who Were Concerned in the Charges Against the Duke of York; Together with a Variety of Authentic and Important Letters, and Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of Several Persons of Political Notoriety ...

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author, and published, 1810 - 307 pages

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Page 151 - Glennie, and other respectable witnesses, subpoenaed by the plaintiff and myself, might be examined, as I knew their testimony would be founded in truth, and be in direct contradiction to what had been sworn against me. Under such circumstances, the verdict was obtained. — There only remains for me now, BEFORE MY GOD and my Country, to declare, that it was obtained by Perjury alone; and I do pledge myself to prove that fact, the earliest moment the forms of the law will allow me^to do so.
Page 150 - Honoured as my Parliamentary conduct has been by the approbation of so many of my countrymen, I feel myself called upon, in consequence of an event that yesterday took place, immediately to address you, and that in vindication of my character, rendered open to attack from the verdict of the Jury, upon the evidence of Mrs. Clarke and Mr.
Page 16 - Yes, I was a little surprised, because soon after dinner she sent for the twelfth cake, and they sent, for a compliment, to some gentlemen, and two gentlemen came in the evening ; and as soon as they came, the conversation of this affair of Mr. Sandon was introduced, Ľnd I repeated every word there just as I have here, that captain Sandon told me she had received the 5001.
Page 46 - - the Duke's affection for his old French lady, whom, he lamented, he could not marry was a proof of his steady disposition and domestic good qualities, added to which he regularly went to church.
Page 21 - I however took an opportunity of seeing Mr. Wardle on the subject, and I find he is by no means so ill disposed as his speech seemed to evince ; but he tells me, that as...
Page 13 - aid he, " that motives highly injurious to my character, and not more injurious than false, have been indirectly attributed to me, as the grounds of my proceedings ; and though I may also have thought that, in the early stage of the inquiry, I was harshly treated, on these points I shall make no comment, but proceed to the more pleasant task of offering my thanks where I feel them due...
Page 23 - Divine), begging him not to take any business in hand where his name is mentioned ; and he asks for you also. He was tutor to Wardle. Now Mr. Wardle assures me, by every thing honourable, that if you speak candidly and fairly to the fact of...
Page 21 - Vinced you will; but I mean the ' -whole truth, as to what has passed ' formerly between yourself and me. ' — I have a thousand thanks for your ' being so quiet upon the 130 ; you ' shall have it the moment my mother comes from Bath. 1 fear, if you are backward, Wardle will expose the ' whole of the letters he has to the ' house. " Your's truly, " M. Л. Clarke." " Saturday evening." " In order to relieve your mind, I send my servant, though late.
Page 24 - Of course vou will not mention my telling you this. I wish from my soul Mr. Wardle had taken it up less dispassionately, he might have done more good. Why do you not send me a line ? I dare say Clavering is hugging himself, as he did not send the recommendation. •' Your's, &c. " MAC" rank have you in the army ? Lieutenant.

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