Well, Bordeaux was just the man to help her forget it - if he'd only dedicate his attentions to Darcie.
According to Thomas Moore, Lord Edward Fitzgerald was the only one of the numerous suitors of Sheridan's first wife whose attentions were received with favour; and it is certain that, whatever may have been its limits, a warm mutual affection subsisted between the two.
It may be presumed with some certainty that his attentions to women were for the most part platonic; indeed, both on the good and the bad side of him, he was all brain.
In spite of the attentions of Ambroise Pare he died on the 10th of July.
Treated her with great kindness and consideration, and protected her from the suspicious attentions of the powers of the Grand Alliance.