Karen Dolby

    Yanna Yannahas quotedlast year
    For many men, the only point in marrying was to have legitimate heirs
    ellatanevahas quoted4 months ago
    The Queen and Prince Philip have introduced a number of green initiatives at their royal residences, including setting up hydropower turbines on the River Thames to generate electricity for Windsor Castle. Ahead of the curve in their care for the environment, Prince Philip especially has spoken openly about his concerns: ‘Modern human civilization needs new resources, but there is one very important proviso – that permanent, irreversible or unacceptable levels of environmental damage must not be allowed.’
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    Straightforward, practical, courageous, formidable and dignified are just a few of the adjectives most often used to describe the Monarch. The broad smile and twinkling eyes also suggest a sharp sense of humour, a quality most often reserved for family and friends, but increasingly apparent in public. This book looks at the character traits and values that have affected her approach to life, as well as the events and relationships that have helped to shape her reign.
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    sombre party descended
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    o young to bear such a burden.’
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    Looking back on this time in her life some forty years later, the Queen reflected, ‘It was all very sudden … taking it on and making the best job you can. It’s a question of maturing into something that one’s got used to doing, and accepting the fact that here you are, and it’s your fate, because I think continuity is important.’
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    he was conscientious, she was well informed, she was serious-minded.
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    The Times reported: ‘Then the Queen came, a young and gracious figure, with her hands clasped motionless in front of her and with a smile to acknowledge the homage of curtseys and bows. She walked lightly and in slow state, her head held high, and passed, the complete Queen, to her consecration.
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    he Queen said, “Oh, that was marvellous. Nothing went wrong!” We were all laughing.’
    b5632640902has quoted8 months ago
    ‘I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.’
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