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  • Mr Mark Clay turned with a face distorted by rage; but before he could say a word Horatia cried, 'Oh Mr Clay, do let me come with you and listen to the deputation.

    Sarah's School Friend

  • The child, slyly name Horatia, was also sent away, much to Nelson's chagrin.

    Tart of the Week: Emma Lady Hamilton

  • For the portrait of Mrs. Philip Ward, the "Horatia" whom Nelson called generally his adopted daughter, but at times spoke of as his daughter simply, and whom, on the last morning of his life, he commended to the care of his Country, the author has to thank Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Ward, of 15 Lancaster Road, Belsize Park, London.

    The Life of Nelson, Volume 1 (of 2) The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

  • Then Dolly (whose name was "Horatia" only in presence of her great godfather) blushed, as befitted the age of seventeen, at her daring, and looked at her father.

    Springhaven : a Tale of the Great War

  • To save the family honour and her eldest sister Elizabeth from being, ahem, locked in a loveless marriage to the wealthy but intolerably ancient Earl of Rule, 35 (Lizzie is in love with a penniless soldier), Horatia offers herself as a substitute bride.

    Marriages: the good, the bad and the ugly

  • Horatia, Emma and Nelson's child, is kept off camera and we never see Emma pregnant.

    Scandalous Women on Film: That Hamilton Woman

  • The Horatia, Lemonia, Papiria, Menenia…On and on, through the heat and the dust, Cicero sitting on a stool between counts but always rising whenever the voters passed in front of him after casting their ballots, his memory working to retrieve their names, thanking them, and passing on his respects to their families.


  • Normally Cicero liked to draw my attention to some particular monument and give me a lecture on it—the statue of Scipio Africanus, perhaps, or the tomb of Horatia, murdered by her brother for displaying excessive grief at the death of her lover.


  • Horatia, my godchild, will turn out very well, if a sharp hand is kept over her.


  • And nobody knew this better than Horatia Dorothy Darling.



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