[PW] ? Victoria Quote (Quotation Query #753)
sylviamilne at btinternet.com
Fri Oct 28 00:32:00 PDT 2016
Would she have said "was".
From Sylvia Milne
> On 27 Oct 2016, at 19:03, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
> Wikiquote attributes the well known quotation by Queen Victoria (about William E. Gladstone), "He speaks to me as if I was a public meeting." to the following:
> "Memorandum to her private secretary Gen. Sir Henry Ponsonby (1874-11-18)"
> Can anyone help me to locate a reliable source for this memorandum?
> Fred Shapiro
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