He had the haughtiness of Henry the Eighth, without his spirit; the avarice of Henry the Seventh, without his exactions; the indignities of Charles the First, without his bigotry for his prerogative; the vexations of King William, with as little skill in the management of parties; and the gross gallantry of his father, without his goodnature or his honesty:– he might, perhaps, have been honest, if he had never hated his father, or had ever loved his son.
Horace Walpole Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second (1847) vol. 1, p. 180
Non, j'aurai des maîtresses.George Ii Of Great Britain
I hate bainting, and boetry too! Neither the one nor the other ever did any good.George Ii Of Great Britain
If he is mad, so much the better; and if he is mad, I hope to God he’ll bite some of my generals.George Ii Of Great Britain