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Evelyn Manwaring: A Tale of Hampton Court Palace (1883)
Greville John Chester
No preview available - 2008
Admiral amongst ancient answered appearance arms arrived asked beautiful brother brought called Captain CHAPTER cold Colonel course Court cousin cried Cubleigh daughter dear Doctor door doubt Duchess Duke effect Elthorne entered Evelyn expressed eyes face Family father feel fell felt girl give Hampton hands head heard heart Holmcastle honour hope kind knew known Lady Lavinia Lady M'Adam late leave length letter living looked Lord Manor Massenger matter means mind Miss Manwaring Miss Strong morning nature never noble occasion offer officer once opened Palace passed person poor Potts present received Rector remain respect Ribblesdale seemed seen sister Smith soon Squire Strong supposed sure tears tell things thought took Tresham turned Wilfred Wilfred's wish young
Page 205 - Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long : And so make life, death, and that vast for-ever One grand, sweet song.
Page 64 - Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up to rock, The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair. And the meal, the rich dates yellowed over with gold dust divine, And the...
Page 184 - Even so the tongue is a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how great a matter a little fire kindleth! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity; so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Page 23 - There's statues gracing This noble place in — All heathen gods And nymphs so fair ; Bold Neptune, Plutarch, And Nicodemus, All standing naked In the open air ! So now to finish This brave narration.
Page 50 - I'll give you the soundest thrashing you ever had in your life.
Page 27 - ... just as if there were no such things in the world as daughters to be provided for; and he was perfectly content that it should be so.
Page 162 - This poem accompanied an address of congratulation to Her Majesty on the occasion of the...
Page 137 - Question — divide, bah ! bah ! the house divided. 192] [193 college of Physicians, and doomed ' him to two years' additional study, if he intended to try his fortune at the bar — and all this merely because he was not a member of the church of England, although his acquirements might be such as would reflect honour on any University in which he might graduate? With respect to the...