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164: MISS CORNELIA KNIGHT.
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coach to her mother's town house ; and then it was , just as dawn-¦ was breaking after that memorable night , that Lord , then Mr .
which drawing Brougham in -room a led few and the hours said young , " will I princess have fill these but to to the streets show window you and to of that the her park multitude mother and ' s
, the possibl soldiers y Carlton will be House called will out be , blood pulled will down flow ; but , and in , if an your hour royal
afterthe running highness mischief away lives and a from hundred your years home depend , it and will upon your never it father the be forgotten Eng was lish the peop that cause le your so of
; you may , hate blood that you will never get over it ; " and the generoushearted girl of eighteen yielded to this uncle appeal the " Duke without of York any kind of
hesitation From that , " and time went forth home Miss Kni with ht her ' s mention of her consists of . merelinesnoting an occasional interview g ; and she tells nothing of the
subsequent , engagement to Leopold of Saxe Coburg . She appears , howeverto have seen the newly-married pair once or twice ,
before she , herself went abroad again , in the spring of 1816 ; and was at Rome when she heard of the heavy blow which had befallen
November England in 1817 the . death The of Princess the young Charlotte wife and died mother in full , possession early in
of and her telling faculties , her , asking hysicians , an hour not to before insist , if on there her was taking any brand danger y , ,,
sal volatile , & c . " p Pray leave me quiet ; it affects my head , " said the brave young heart at the last—and heaving a deep sigh , as
If in sad conclusion to her short and troubled life , she passed away , leaving that day a nation " as it to is bewail possible her to death suppose , " as the acutely fate _^ " of says any a letter one not of "
, materiall Of Cornelia y connected Kniht with we have one could little more be felt to . " . In FranceItaly _,, say
and Germany , she g spent the remaining twenty years of her , existence . The restoration of the Bourbons made Paris an attraction to the
herand there she appears to have been greatly esteemed by from learning royal , his famil , cap and y , ital especiall was , what wont y new Charles to -language ask X her ., who , after she had had any a learnt hi int gh erval op . Decemb inion And of absence of so her her of
which wanderings she died were after continue a short d into illness the year at 1837 Paris , in in the the eihty- er first year of her age . , May we trust that , our readers , will not g consider the hour they have passed with this accomplished English
gentlewoman a wasted interval of a November day .
164: Miss Cornelia Knight.
164 : MISS CORNELIA KNIGHT .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Nov. 1, 1861, page 164, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01111861/page/20/