The restoration


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(Eng. Hist.) the return of King Charles II. in 1660, and the reëstablishment of monarchy.

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But after the death of Cromwell came the Restoration.
The Restoration Period, from the Restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Dryden in 1700.
From 1682 to 1695, as if the Restoration had not come, there was but one theatre in London.
Ho, officials of this house, high and low, great and small, make haste hither one and all, and print on Sancho's face four-and-twenty smacks, and give him twelve pinches and six pin thrusts in the back and arms; for upon this ceremony depends the restoration of Altisidora.
Both the parents died before the Restoration, leaving the little girl to the care of her pious grandmother, la vicomtesse, who survived, in a feeble old age, to descant on the former grandeur of her house, and to sigh, in common with so many others, for le bon vieux temps.
At first the movements about those spots were of a humble kind--those that belong to domestic service or agricultural needs--the opening of doors and windows, the sweeping and brushing, and generally the restoration of habitual order.
1813) flow from the same sources- the circumstances of his birth, education, and life- that made his personality what it was and from which the actions for which they blame him (the Holy Alliance, the restoration of Poland, and the reaction of 1820 and later) also flowed?
I have ruined myself, my friend, ruined myself for the restoration of this young prince who has just passed, cantering on his isabelle colored horse.
He well understood that under the Restoration, a period of continual compromises between men, between things, between accomplished facts and other facts looking on the horizon, it was all-important for the ruling powers to have a household drudge.
I made the above discovery on the twenty-ninth of the month -- anniversary of the Restoration of my royal predecessor in the field of human sympathies, Charles the Second.
Their manner of living, even when the restoration of peace dismissed them to a home, was unsettled in the extreme.
She was so fascinated that, even before marrying him, she joined a committee that had been organized abroad to work for the restoration of Poland; and further, she visited the confessional of a celebrated Jesuit priest, who made an absolute fanatic of her.

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