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his notes to Werner, as I am sure that any one
comparing it with the first act of the published
version would see at once that the two could not
have been written by the same person.

Little attention was paid to my article, which I
partly attribute to its having appeared in the month
in which the Boer War began, when everybody was
engrossed by the events in South Africa. I am
therefore induced to make another attempt to point



CONCLUSION 327

out what appears to me to be a curious incident
in the history of literature.

My escape to Cannes from fogs and short, damp
days in England during the last eight years has
probably prolonged my life, and thereby enabled
me to write this little book. For this I am
thankful. Although aware of its deficiencies — being
rambling patchwork ill put together — it has still
amused me to write it, and I hope that some of the
stories I tell may be found entertaining, and some
of my accounts, however trivial, of the great men
I allude to, not without interest.



INDEX



INDEX



Abbotsford, a visit to, 2

Aberdeen, Lord, 29

Abingdon, Lady, 18

Acton, Cardinal, 34

Acton, Sir John, afterwards
Lord, 34, 214

Sir Richard, 34

Adam's Peak, 146

Address, the, F. Leveson
Gower seconds, 256

Aden, 137

Adlerberg, Madame, 232

Agra, 187 ; the Taj at, 189

Ahmednagar, 205

Ajunta, the caves of, 201, 202

Albert, Prince, his claims to
marriage with Queen Vic-
toria put forward by the
Duchess of Kent and the
King of the Belgians, 5

Alderson, Baron, 55

Alford, Lady Marian, 53, 281 ;
her attention to Carlyle on
his wife's death, 102 ; her
popularity and generosity,
286 ; her fondness of society,
288 ; her kindness to the
poor, 289 ; the estimation
in which she was held, 289,
290

Allahabad, 181

Allen, Mr., Lord Holland's
private secretary, 39

Am61ie, Queen Marie, her life
at the Tuileries, 113

Andalusian dress, the, 80

Anderson, Sir G., 141

Anson, Mrs., 109

-' Apostles," the, 57 w.



Appony, Count, 317

Appony, Madame, 30

Arcos, the two brothers, "jj

Argyll, the [late] Duke of, a
visitor at Holmbury, 292

John, Duke of, the house

in Bruton Street occupied by,
48

Armstrong & Co., F. Leveson
Gower joins the firm of, 322

Arnold, Matthew, a meeting
with, at Balliol, 281 ; an
incident in his life, 282

Artois, the Comte d', after-
wards Charles X., 107

Ashburnham, Colonel, 182

Ashburton, Lady, asks F. Le-
veson Gower and Lady
Marian Alford to meet
Carlyle, 102, 103

Ashley, Lord, 213

Assisi, Don Francis d', 68 n.

Aston, Sir Arthur, his story at
a dinner at Holland House,

38
Athens, 313
Auckland, Lord, abolishes the

tax on pilgrims, 182
Aumale, the Due d', 245
Aurungabad, 204
Austria, the Emperor of, his

coronation as King of Lom-

bardy, 19-21

Baden, the Grand Duchess

Stephanie of, 31
the Princess Marie of, 31,

32
Bahadur, Bum, 179



331



332



INDEX



Bahadur, Jung, 141, 175-179
Baker, the brothers, 146

Valentine, 147

Balfour, A. J., reads a paper

before the Political Economy

Club, 256
Ballantyne, Sergeant, 252
Baring, Bingham, 103, 104

Lady Harriet, loi

Henry, 246

Barrackpore, 162

Barrington, William (now Sir),

317
Bastiat, the Harmonies Econo-

miques of, 262
Bath, Lord, his introduction to

Eton, 13
Beaconsfield, Lord, 113, 114.

266
Beguinot, M., 269
Bell, Mr. and Mrs., at Oxford,

278
Benkendorf, Comte, 28

Mademoiselle de, 30

Bentinck, George, 57

Lord William, 164

Berlin, 317

Berry, Mr., F. Leveson Gower's

private tutor, 6, 7
Berryer, 26
Bertie, Sir Francis, 18
Bessborough, Lord, death of,

237

Bhurtpore, 191

Bismarck, commanding ap-
pearance of, 116 ; a present
from, 320

Blackwood, Sir H., 211

Blessington, Lady, 108

Boconnoc, 247

Bodmin, Mr. Robartes offers
to get F. Leveson Gower re-
turned for, 243, 244 ; friends
in, 248 ; effect of the Reform
Bill of 1867 on, 251

Bombay, 206

Bordeaux, the Due de, 3

Bosio, Madame, 224

Bouverie, Edward, 241

Boyle, Miss Mary, 284, 286

Bravo, Gonzalez, 68

Bright, John, 292



Broglie, the Due de, the tutor

to, 22
Brougham, Lord, offers Lord

Granville the loan of his

villa at Cannes, 31 ; his

conversation, 5 5 ; a novel by

him, 92
Browning, Robert, boisterous

spirits of, 280
Brownlow, Lord, his claim to

the Bridgwater estate, 53
Brunei, I., 38

Buckland, Dr., a lecture by, 17
Buddha, the tooth of, 142
Buller, Mr., 142, 143, 156, 157
Bull-fight, a, 70
Bulwer, Sir Henry, 65 ; his

ways of Ufe, 66
Burgos, the inn at, 63 ; the

cathedral at, 64
Burlington, Lord, 262
Burl ton. Captain, 195
Byng, Frederick, i, 98
Byng, Mrs., 98

Cairo, Sir James, 127

Cairo, 134

Calcutta, 1 59 ; sight-seeing in,

160
Cameron, Mr., 131
Camp des Bourgeoises, the, 230
Canning, George, 29, 50
Lady, the wife of the

Governor-General of India,

105
Lord, a conversation with,

about India, 125
Canofari, Cavaliere, 27
Carlisle, Lady, the daughters

of, 37
Carlyle, Thomas, 102

Mrs., 102

Carmarthen, Lady, 265
Castellane, Madame de, 32
Castle Howard, the mausoleum

at, 38
Catherine, the Grand Duchess,

225
Cavendish, Lord Frederick, 257
Cercle de Noblesse, the, ball

given at Milan by the, 21
Cerito, Mademoiselle, 231



INDEX



333



Ceylon, races in, 158
Chantilly Chateau, restoration
of, by the Due d'Aumale,

25
Chantilly races, 24
Chapman, Mr., 141
Charteris, Frank, 9 ; at Nune-

ham, 16 ; Lady Holland's

graciousness to, 40
Chaste Suzanne, La, 27
Chatsworth, visit of Queen

Victoria and Prince Albert

to, 47 ; a visit to, 261
Cheney, Edward, 288
Chesterfield House set, the, 107

Lady, 108, 109

Chiswick Villa, 262 ; social

gatherings at, 264
Claremont, General, 7
Clarissa Harlowe, an anecdote

a propos of, 26
Cole, Sir Henry, 269
Coleridge, Hartley, his notes on

Werner, 325
Collins, Mr., my Bodmin agent,

249
Colombo, 140 ; a levee at, 157
Colville, Sir James, 159
Combermere, Viscount, 191
Commons, the House of,

speeches in, 255-260
Compton, Lord "William, 244
Connor, Mrs., the nieces of, 120
Constantine, the Grand Duke,

230
Constantinople, 314
Copeland, Alderman, 239 ; his

first entrance into political

life, 240
Copenhagen, 321
Cordova, 84
Corfu, 313
Cowley, Lord, 115
Cowper, Lady, 10 1, 264
Currie, Lord, 221

Sir Donald, 318

Custine, Marquis de, the, his
work on Russia, 233

Daily News, the, start of, 44
Dalberg, the Due de, 34
the Duchesse de, 20



Dalkeith, Lord, 212

Dalrymple, Mr., 159

Dambool, 148

Daulatabad, the fort of, 204

Dawson, Vesey, 7

Delhi, 192 ; the Kutub at, 193

Denman, George, a visit to Ely
with, 52

Lord, at Cambridge with,

52 ; his difference of opinion
with Baron Alderson, 55

Derby, F. Leveson Gower's
connection with, 237, 238

Devonshire, the Duchess of, 325

the Duke of, at Nice, 31 ;

affection for his nephew, 40 ;
his relations with his gar-
dener Paxton, 41

Dickens, Charles, at Chats-
worth, 44, 45

Dickins, Mr. and Lady Eliza-
beth, 285

Dino, the Duchesse de, the
marriage of, 31 ; she be-
comes devout, 32

Disraeli. See Beaconsfield

Dodson, Mr., 51

Douglas, Lord, marriage of,

32, 33
Dover, Lord, 265
Duncannon, Lord, succeeds to

the Bessborough title, 237
Dundas, Sir David, 266
Durham, Dean of, the, on

Ruskin at Oxford, 9

Eastlake, Lady, 302

Eastnor, Lady, 131

Egerton, Admiral Hon. Francis,

129
Elections at Derby, 237 ; Stoke,

243 ; Bodmin, 244
Elephanta, the island of, 207
Ellenborough, Lord, 188, 189,

198
Ellen Middleton, 92 ; J. G.

Phillimore's opinion of, 93
Ellora, caves of, the, 203
Enfield, Lady, 97
Erskine, Mr., 169, 179
Escorial, the, 64
Essex, the Dowager Lady,



334



INDEX



private theatricals at the

house of, 20
Eton, 5
Etwah Doulah, the tomb of,

189
Europa Point, 81
Euston, the Earl of (afterwards

Duke of Grafton), 129
Everard, Dr., liis school, 3
Ewing, Crum, 241
Examiner, the, M. Fon-

blanque's articles in, 7
Exhibition of 1851, the, 42

Falkner, Dr., 160

Fardapur, 201

Farrer, Lord, his views on the
relative importance of phy-
sical and mental labour,
II ; his attitude towards
economic heresies, 5 1 , 306

Fitzgerald, Lord Otho, 123

Fitz-Roy, Lord Frederick, 129

Flahault, M. de, 268

Foley, Lord, 84, 85

Fonblanque, M., his articles in
the Examiner, 7

Fortescue, Chichester, 276

George, 247

John, 84, 85, 247

Lady Louisa, 247

Free Trade speeches, 258

Friedrichsruhe, a visit to, 320

FuUerton, A. G., goes to Milan,

19
Lady Georgiana, joins the

Roman Catholic Church, 18 ;

in private theatricals, 25 ;

her novel, 92, 93

Futtehpore Sikri, 190

Gaisford, Dean, his manage-
ment of Christ Church, 8

Galle, 138

Gallicra, the Due and Duchesse
de, generosity of, 26, 27

Ganges, the, 165

Garibaldi, his entry into Naples
27

Gaucin, 82

Gentleman Commoners, the
privileges of, 12, 13



George IV., 29

George of Cambridge, Prince, 4

George of Hanover, Prince, 4

Germany, Empress Frederick
of, bequest to, 28 ; luncheon
at the British Embassy at
Berlin, 318

Ghazipur, a stud of horses at,
181

Gibraltar, 80

Gibson the sculptor, 287

Gilbert, Colonel, 248

Gill, Captain, 201

Gladstone, Mrs., a story of, 297

W. E., his dislike of the

removal of the privileges of
Gentleman Commoners, 13 ;
his opinion of gambling, 14 ;
friendship with, 291 ; his
visits to Holmbury, 292, 293 ;
his description of a tour in
Sicily, 295 ; opinion of Pur-
cell's "Life** of Cardinal
Manning, 301 ; his intense
interest in the book he might
be reading at the moment,
ib. ; \vinters at Cannes, 323

Glasgow, Lord, 242

Glenesk, Lord, 325

" Gola," the, 163

Gomm, Sir William and Lady,
160

Gore House, 109

Mrs. and Miss, 128, 129

Gothenburg, 322

Gough, Mr., 163, 164

Gower, Arthur Leveson, the
christening of his daughter,

Gower, Frederick Leveson, birth
of, I ; his father appointed
Ambassador to the Nether-
lands, 2 ; in Paris, ib. ; at
Oxford, 8 ; in India, 124-21 1;
in Russia, 212-236; Parlia-
mentary career, 237-260 ; a
candidate for Paisley, 240 ;
posts offered to, by Mr.
Gladstone, 258

George Leveson, 276, 277 ;

poems by, 278 ; tour of, in
India, 307



INDEX



335



Granville, Castalia, Lady, 284

Harriet, Lady, 262 et seq.

Marie, Lady, 20, 24 ; her

charms as a hostess, 10 1 ;
Ambassadress at Moscow,
224 ; death of, 265

Greville, Charles, 90; his " me-
moirs," 91

Lady Charlotte, 90

Henry, takes part in theat-
ricals at Lady Essex's, 20 ;
diaries of, 97 ; parties of, 98

Grey, Lord, 29

Grisi, Madame, 117

Grosvenor, Earl (afterwards
Duke of Westminster), 129 ;
illness of, 205

Lady Constance, 263

Grote, George, his refusal of a

peerage, 104

Mrs. George, her conver-
sational powers, 305 ; her
visits to Holmbury, ih.

Guizot, M., 25 ; his devotion

to Princess Lieven, 29
Gunah, 195
Gwalior, 1 94
Gya, a temple at, 162

Haddington, the, 209
Hamburg, banquet at, 319
Hamilton, Mr., 198
Hammick, Sir Stephen, 39
Harcourt, George, marriage of,
276

Lady Elizabeth, 1 8 ; early

death of, 19, 21
Sir William, becomes pos-
sessor of Nuneham, 16

Vernon, Archbishop of



York, 16
Hardinge, Sir Arthur, 213

Viscount, 186

Harmonies Economiques, Bas-

tiat's, 262
Harrowby, Lady, 6
Helene, the Grand Duchess, a

dinner with, 235
Hicks, Mr., 248

History of Napoleon, M. Lan-
I'; frey's, 280
Holkar, Rajah of Gwalior, 195



Holland, Lord and Lady, in-
timacy with, 35-40

Lord, death of, 36

Holmbury, the purchase of and
view from, 283 ; Derby race-
parties at, 284

Horton, Lady, the walk of,

143
Hiibner, Baron, friendship with,

301, 302
Hudson, George, introduced to

the Duke of Devonshire, 45 ;

his popularity, 46 ; his last

days at Calais, 47
Mrs., saying attributed to

her, 46
Hummayoun, the tomb of, 193

Iddesleigh, Lord, 50, 51, 306
India, a visit to, 124-21 1
Indore, 198 ; the Rajah of,

198, 199
Inglis, Sir Robert, 259
Isabella of Spain, Queen, 68
Istrie, the Duchesse d', 26
Italian affairs, a debate on, 257
— - workmen, 309
Ives, Mrs., 274

Jerrold, Douglas, a play by

him acted at Devonshire

House, 44
Jersey, Lady, her jealousy of

the Duchess of Sutherland,

106
Jowett, Benjamin, his interest

in G. Leveson Gower, 279 ;

his silence, ib. ; his week-end

parties, 280

Kandy, 142

Kavanagh, Colonel, 180
Kenealy, Dr., his Goethe, 59, 60
Kerr, Commissioner, 240
Kerrison, Sir Edward, elected a

member of the Mitre Club, 1 3
Khatmandu valley, 168
Kiel, 214 ; the harbour, 321

Canal, the opening of, 318

Kinnaird, Arthur, 296
Knowles, Sir James, rents

Holmbury, 284, 303



336



INDEX



Kotchoubey, the Princess, 220 ;

a ball given by, 234
Kremlin, the, a summons to,

224 ; a State ball at, 231

Lacaita, Sir James, 302 ; his
house near Taranto, 310;
his career, 311

La Jonchere, 25

Lake, Colonel, 191

Lamont, Mr., 240

Lanfrey, M., his History of
Napoleon, 280

Lanhydrock, 243, 244

Lascelles, Sir Frank, 3 1 7

Legouve, M., 27

Leocaspide, 310

Leveson, Lord, 33

Lichnowsky, Prince, 32

Liddon, Canon, 280

Lieven, Princess, her distin-
guished career, 28, 29 ; her
letters, 29, 30 ; her attach-
ment to Guizot, 30 ; her
salon, ih.

Ligne, Prince and Princesse de,
217, 220

Lincoln, Lord (afterwards Duke
of Newcastle), 214

Lisbon, 89

Lismore Castle, a visit to, 117

Lister, Mr., 213

Littler, Sir John and Lady, 161

Loch, Henry, afterwards Lord
Loch, 158, 160

Lowell, 292 ; lines by, 298

Lucca, the Duke of, 3

Lucknow, 183

Luttrell, Mr., repartee of, 2i7

Lyndhurst, L )rd and Lady, 54

Macdonald, Lady, 305

Maclean, Captain and Mrs., 139

Macleod, Mr., 165, 211

Madrid, 65

Malabar Point, 209

Malet, Sir Edward and Lady

Ermyntrude, 317
Malthus the Economist, 285
Manning, Cardinal, 301, 303
Manual of Workhouse Cookery,

A, 271



Marescalchi, Contessa, 20
Marie of Russia, the Grand

Duchess, 225, 226, 261
Marlborough, the Duchess of,

267, 268
Maude, Colonel, 213
Mehemet Ali question, the, 24
Melbourne, Lord, at Chats-
worth, 47
Metcalfe, Sir Theophilus, 192
Metternich, 29
Meyendorf, Madame de, 25
Michael of Russia, the Grand

Duke, 219
Milan, coronation of the Em-
peror of Austria at, as King

of Lombardy, 19, 21
Minery, the plains of, 149
Minton, Mr., 239
Misanthrope, Molifere's, 25
Mitre Club, the, 13
Mohl, Madame, 302
Mole, 25
Molesworth, Lady, 244, 245 ;

hospitality of, 275
Mon, 7^
Montagne des Moineaux, the,

220
Montez, Lola, 1 1 7
Montijo, Mademoiselle de, the

engagement of, 30
Montpensier, the Due de, 68 n. ;

a bequest to, 28

the Duchesse de, 112, 113

Morley, Lady, loi

Morny, M. de, the carriages of,

at Moscow, 220 ; a party at

the house of, 232
Moscow, 219 ; a review at, 222 ;

the opera house at, 223 ;

coronation at, 226 ; Gravina-

taia palace, ib. ; ball at, 228
Motley, John Lothrop, a dinner

given by, 273 ; a visit from,

274
Much Ado about Nothing, 25
Munoz, jT,
Murray, Dr., 188
Muzafiarpur, 165

Naples, 308

Napoleon, Louis, 109, 115, 116



INDEX



337



Narvaez, 72

National Training School of

Cookery, the, 269
Nepaul, an expedition to, 160,

166 ; departure from, 174
Nesselrode, Count, 215, 229;

his conversation, 230

the Countess, 229

Newman, John Henry, the

preaching of, 21
Nice, a winter at, 31 ; life in,

33
Nicholas II., Tzar of Russia, an

audience with, 216, 217 ; liis

entry into Moscow, 221
Nicholas of Russia, the Grand

Duke, 219
Nile, the, 134
Normanby, Lord, 113
Norreys, Lord, 18
North American Review, the,

278
Northcote, Sir Stafford {see

also Iddesleigh), 50, 51
Nuera-ellia, 146
Nuneham, 16 ; the Archbishop

of York and the fox-hounds

at, 17 ; Lady Georgiana

Fullerton's account of, ib. ;

visits to, 18

Oakeley, Mr., 18
Oldfield, Dr., 165
Oliphant, Laurence, 180, 194

Sir Anthony, 141

Orleans, the Due d', 25
Orsay, the Count d', 108

Lady Harriet d', no

Ossuna, the Due d', 73

Oude, the King of, breakfast

with, 183 ; degradation of,

186
Ouvrard, the former residence

of, 25
Overstone, Lord, 255
Oxford, 8 ; life at, 22

Circuit, the, 57

Movement, the, 2 1

Paget, Lady Alfred, wel-
come given by, 325
Paisley election, the, 240



Palazzo Rosso, the, gift of, to

Genoa, 28
Palliser, Mr., 147
Panin, Mademoiselle, 224
Pantaleone, Dr., 287
Papilara, 144
Paris, 2, 24 ; the Italian opera

house burnt, 1 5 ; the seasons

in, 24 ; in 1848, no

the Archbishop of, his

friendship with the Duchesse
de Dino, 32

the Comte and Comtesse

de, 245

Parke, Baron, 52 ; his enjoy-
ment of life, 53

Patau, 170

Patna, 163

Paulo vski Regiment, the, 222

Paxton, Joseph (afterwards
Sir), his relations with the
Duke of Devonshire, 41 ;
represents Coventry in Par-
liament, 43 ; his devotion to
the Duke, 44 ; his intimacy
with literary men, ib.

Pedrotallagalla, 146

Peel, Captain, 131

Sir Robert and Lady

Emily at Valencia, 212

Percy, Pedro, the pictures in
Valencia of, 78

Perry, Sir Erskine, 206-208

Phillimore, John George, the
learning of, 57, 58 ; pub-
lishes the first volume of his
'' History," 59 ; his opinion
of Ellen Middleton, 93 ; of
Kenealy's Goethe, 60

Phipps, Mr., 317

Pitt, the Misses, 307

Plunkett, Mr., 50

Ponsonby, Gerald, 213

Poonah, 205

Princess Alice, the, 212

Prussia, the Crown Prince of,
225

Pushputty, 169

Rachel, Mademoiselle, 116
Radetzski, Marshal, 19
Radziwill, Prince, 32

22



338



INDEX



Radziwill, Princess, 225
Raikes, Miss, 92

Mr., 187

Railway committees, 258
Raincr, the benevolent rule of

the Archduke, 19
Rambuteau, M. de, no
Reeve, Henry, 305
Rendel, George, hospitality of,

309

Lord, 323, 325

Ricardo, Mr., 239

Rivers, Lady, 263

Robartes, Thomas (afterwards
Lord), 243, 244

Robins, Captain, 214

Roebuck, Mr., 104

Rome, 34

Rookery, the, 285

Roumania, the Prince and
Princess (now King and
Queen), visit of, to Holm-
bury, 290

Rumbold, Sir Horace, 313

Runjeet Singh, the widow of,
169

Ruskin, John, his friendships at
Oxford, 9-1 1

Russell, Cosmo, his choice of a
profession, 35

Lord John, 256

Russia, a visit to, 212-236

the Grand Dukes Michael

and Nicholas of, 219 ; the
Grand Duchesses Catherine
and Marie of, 225, 226, 261

Si. Jean d'Acre, the, 212

St. Petersburg, a special mis-
sion to, 212 ; sight-seeing at,
215 ; pictures at the Her-
mitage, 217 ; the Leuchten-
burg palace at, ib. ; the
citadel church of, 218

St. Quentin, Mr., 165

Sandwith, Dr., 213

Sansom, Mr., 67

Sapte, Canon, 300

Schleswig-Holstein question,
the, 123

Schouvaloff, the Countess, 224

Scott, Sir Walter, 2



Secundra, 189

Segovia, 64

Sesostris, the, 209

Seville, 85

Seymour, Lord, 213

Shakespeare, Sir Richmond,

welcome from, 194
Shelburne, Lord, 264
Shoobridge, Mr., 307
Sicily, a visit to, 308
Signal Point, the view from, 81
Sleeman, Colonel, 182, 183, 186
Smee, Colonel, 200
Somnauth, the Gates of, 188
Spain, a tour in, 62-89 ; Ford's

handbook to, 62
" Spankie," 6
Spencers, the, 284
Stafford, Lady, 218
Stanley, Dean, 280
Stewart, George, 62
Stokes, Mr., 250
Stowe, a reception of the judges

at, 56
Strachan, Sir Richard and

Lady, 309
Sue, Eugene, 26
Suez, 136
Superstitions, 119
Sutherland, Harriet, Duchess

of, 15, 121 ; her position in

society, 106

the Duke of, 239

evictions, the, 241

Tait, Archbishop, sermon by,

281
Taj, the (Agra), 189
Talbot, Gerard, 139
Talleyrand, Prince, 25, 31 ; his

reconciliation to the Church,

32

M. de, 65, 67

the Due de, 31

Tallien, Madame, 25

Tankerville, Lady, 106, 107

Tantallon Castle, the, 318 ;
speech on board by Mr. Glad-
stone, 321

Teaching, the art of, 22, 23

Temple, Mr. and Mrs., 156

Tennyson, Lady, 304



INDEX



339



Tennyson, Alfred, Lord, 284 ;
first introduction to, 303

Hallam, Lord, 283

Thackeray, W. M., at Chats-
worth, 44

Thiers, M., 25 ; a story about,
297

Thomason, Mr., 187 ; abihty
of, 194

Tiger hunt, a, 195

Todleben, General, 229

Toledo, 75

Torrington, Lord, 140

Tricoupi, M., his admiration
for Mr. Chamberlain, 313

Trincomalee, 154, 155

Tsarskoe Selo, 234

Tschann, M., 30

Twemlow, Colonel, 202, 203

Valladolid, the streets of, 64

Vambery, M., 317

Vatry, Madame de, 99

Vaughan, George, 84

Venables, George Stovin, 57

Venice, an incident at a theatre
in, 20

Victoria, Queen, proposed mar-
riage of, with the Duke of
Cambridge, 4 ; coronation
of, 15 ; a painting of, 224

Villagarcia, Madame, 68

Vivian, Lady, popularity of , 246

Lord, 247

Waldegrave, Lady, 274 ;
hospitality of, 275 ; the
marriages of, 276



Waldegrave, Lord, 276
Ward, W. G., marriage of, 17
Waterford, Lady, the beauty

of, 105
Wellington, the Duke of, i ; his
ball in honour of the corona-
tion of Queen Victoria, 15 ;
visits Chatsworth, 47 ; the
mosque in which he wrote
his despatches after Assaye,
202
Werner, the authorship of, 325,

326
Westminster, Lord, stinginess

of. 315

the (late) Duke of, 315

Westminsters, the, 284

Wherstead, i

White, Sir William, visit of, to
Holmbury, 315; hospitality
shown by, at Constantinople,
316

Whiting, Mr., 153

Whitmore, Mr., 51

Wilberforce, Bishop, at Holm-
bury, 299 ; death of, 300 ;
conversation with, 300, 301

Wilson, Sir Robert, 80

Wittgenstein, the Princesse,
224

Wodehouse, Lady, 217

Wolff, Sir H. Drummond, 316

Woodcock, Mr., 187, 188

Worms, Mr., 144, 145

Wrest, 98

Wyld, Mr., 251

Zahrenski, Madame, 229



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Online LibraryEdward Frederick Leveson-GowerBygone years; → online text (page 21 of 21)