The original of this rambling talker was Gahagan, whose method of conversation is thus burlesqued: Aircastle: "Did I not tell you what parson Prunello said?
Letter XIX.--Edale in Derbyshire.--A Commercial Traveller.--Chapel-en-le-Frith.--The Winnets.--Mam Tor.--Heathy Hills.--The Lark.--Caverns of the Peak of Derbyshire.--Castle of the Peverils.--People of Derbyshire.--Matlock.--Derby.
That paradise of emerald, purple, and azure, which opens behind Treis; and that strange heap of old-world houses at Berncastle, which have scrambled up to the top of a rock to stare at the steamer, and have never been able to get down again--between them, and after them, one feels like a child who, after a great mouthful of pine-apple jam, is condemned to have poured down its throat an everlasting stream of treacle.
Once my father came down very silently from the castle.
"--Castle Rackrent, p. 104. "
As the honey of Hybla, my old lad of the castle- and is not a buff jerkin a most sweet robe of durance?
Lamb and his sister were always ready to appreciate every variety of goodness, and doubtless their guests received an order something like that which was addressed to the dwellers in Thomson's enchanting castle:-- "Ye sons of Indolence!
You see, there was an old duchess that lived in a grand old castle,--and a proud, wicked old thing enough; and her son brought home a handsome young bride to the castle, and the old duchess was jealous of her,--'cause, you see, she hated to give up her place in the house, and the old family-jewels, and all the splendid things,--and so one time, when the poor young thing was all dressed up in a set of the old family-lace, what does the old hag do but set fire to it!"
Within a short distance of Castlebar," says a writer on sports, "there is a small bog-lake called Derreens.
Such is the account given to the visitors at the Castle.--But I cannot help seeming to perceive a confirmation of what I have just hinted at in this story.
Ferdinand however, said Buonaparte, was too great a coward to enter into the views proposed to him, but instantly gave information of what had been communicated, to his first chamberlain, Amazada, in a letter written to the governor of the castle!--By this means Ferdinand escaped being placed at the mercy of Buonaparte, whose intention was to intercept him in his flight.
The "castled steep" is still crowned by a massive fragment of the old fortress that has braved, in its time, so many days of storm and stress.
The Castle is reached from the High Street near St Michael's church by the Castlegate.
'--Tapping a New Reign.--The Sign of the Gothic Castle.--Growing Old with Dignity.-- Succession to an Earldom.--Walpole's Last Hours.--Let us not be Ungrateful.
Castlehaven, Memoirs, 83.
Johnson says of this castle:--'It is so nearly entire, that it might have easily been made habitable, were there not an ominous tradition in the family, that the owner shall not long outlive the reparation.
There lay the familiar outlines of the houses, sheeted with silver; there stood the trees in the little central square with the fountain and small green lawns; there loomed the shape of the church next to the Gasthof der Bruedergemeinde; and just beyond, dimly rising into the sky, he saw with a sudden thrill the mass of the huge school building, blocked castlelike with deep shadows in the moonlight, standing square and formidable to face him after the silences of more than a quarter of a century.
Presenting Emma as Miss Castlemain to these acquaintance.
The beautiful Countess of Castlemaine, afterwards Duchess of Cleveland, extended her protection to the unfortunate performance, and received the incense of the author; who boasts, "Posterity will judge by my success, I had the Grecian poet's happiness, Who, waving plots, found out a better way,-- Some god descended, and preserved the play."
CASTLEMAN, JUSTUS C., ed.
Erminia was right in saying that her uncle had thought of Lady Adela Castlemayne for an instant; though how the little witch had found it out I cannot say, as the idea had been dismissed immediately from his mind.
Each new rise or fall in the valley held fresh and delightful surprises for her; in the craggy peaks she pointed out castlements, and towers, and battlemented strongholds of ancient princes and kings.
CASTLEN, HARRIET GIFT.
Glorious also is the record of the other French Generals: the strong-souled Petain, hero of Verdun; the heroic Maunoury; Castlenau and Mangin, Gouraud.
Sept. 20th, COUNT CASTLENEAU, a French gentleman on his travels in America, brings me a note of introduction from a friend.
And vpon Thursday, the thirde day of May, I came to Augusta, where I deliuered the letter I had to Master Ienise, and Master Castler, whom I found very willing to pleasure me, in any thing that I could or would reasonably demaund.
DERRY DOWN TRIANGLE (The), Lord Castlereagh; afterwards marquis of Londonderry; so called by William Hone.
Environs of Paris.--Pere la Chaise.--Castle of Vincennes, and Chateau of Saint Germain.--The Forest, and Vicinity.--Conclusion.
It was such a delightful surprise to see you at the Duchess of Barncastle's last evening.
Coming from the neighbourhood of Bewcastle Fells, it enters Northumberland at Gilsland, and leading eastward as far as Magna, then turns directly southward past Greenhead.
STOTHARD BONNICASTLE (ARTHUR) AND MILLIE BRADFORD... BOTTOM AND TITANIA...................SIR EDWIN LANDSEER BRABANT (GENEVIEVE DE)...............ERNST BOSCH BRAeSIG, LINING AND MINING............CONRAD BECKMANN BROOKING'S (JOHN) STUDIO.............A. FORESTIER CAESAR (THE DEATH OF).................J.L. GEROME CANTERBURY PILGRIMS (THE)............THOS.
"Tell your father, when you go home, you have seen Mrs. Bonnycastle, formerly Ann Jones, and give him my regards.
When the Bonnycastles left, at Cleveland, Horace thought that was the last of them.
The village might be Boscastle, and the island is surely Lundy.... Such an intensely funny name, Lundy, isn't it?
Sir Charles Stewart, created Lord Stewart In 1814; he was a half-brother of Lord Castlereagh.--ED.
The most powerful man in the cabinet at this time, holding the second office in the government, that of foreign secretary, was Lord Castlereagh,--no very great scholar or orator or man of business, but an inveterate Tory, who played into the hands of all the despots of Europe, and who made captive more powerful minds than his own by the elegance of his manners, the charm of his conversation, and the intensity of his convictions.
There was Castlereagh,--not eloquent, but gifted, the honored plenipotentiary and negotiator at the Congress of Vienna; the friend of Metternich and the Czar Alexander; at that time perhaps the most influential of the ministers of state, the incarnation of aristocratic manners and ultra conservative principles.
Q. Why is a pump like viscount Castlereigh?
The Bondman," which had been begun in March, 1889, at Aberleigh Lodge, Bexley Heath, Kent, a house of sinister memory--for Caine narrowly escaped being murdered there one night--was finished in October, at Castlerigg Cottage, Keswick, and was published by Heinemann in 1890, with a success which is far from being exhausted even to-day.
And I shall see the beautiful old world, the old vineyards, and castles, and hills, which he used to tell me of--taught me to read of in those sweet, sweet books of Longfellow's!
BERNAR'DO, an officer in Denmark, to whom the ghost of the murdured king appeared during the night-watch at the royal castle.--Shakespeare, Hamlet (1596).
Bridget (May), the milkwoman at Falkland Castle.--Sir W. Scott, Fair Maid of Perth (time, Henry IV.).
Letter XXII.--Edinburg.--The Old Town.--The Castle.--Solid Architecture of the New Town.--Views from the different Eminences.--Poverty in the Wynds and Alleys.--Houses of Refuge for the Destitute.--Night Asylums for the Houseless.--The Free Church.--The Maynooth Grant.--Effect of Endowments.
The Merovingian Castles.--Pastimes of the Nobles; Hunting, War.--Domestic Arrangements.--Private Life of Charlemagne.--Domestic Habits under the Carlovingians.--Influence of Chivalry.--Simplicity of the Court of Philip Angustus not imitated by his Successors.--Princely Life of the Fifteenth Century.--The bringing up of Latour Landry, a Noble of Anjou.--Varlets, Pages, Esquires, Maids of Honour.--Opulence of the Bourgeoisie.--"Le Menagier de Paris.
Oh, young damsels, who are fond of pastorals, and can dream of young cavaliers and ancient castles!--who hear, on one side, the soft whisperings of a lover, and on the other, the sensible remarks of your mother!--need I tell you which of the two to choose?
Don't talk of the loneliness of a deserted and ruinous castle;--the crickets have not left it, and, if you don't have a merry time with their shrill jokes, it will be your own fault.
--Church-goers in Shetland.--Habitations of the Islanders.--The Noup of the Noss.--Sheep and Ponies.--Pictish Castle.--The Zetlanders.--A Gale in the North Sea.--Cathedral of St. Magnus.--Wick.
Negroes had taken courses at the Medical School of the University of New York; the Castleton Medical School in Vermont; the Berkshire Medical School, Pittsfield, Massachusetts; the Rush Medical School in Chicago; the Eclectic Medical School of Philadelphia; the Homeopathic College of Cleveland; and the Medical School of Harvard University.