The journey across Germany took us twelve days, during which we passed through the greater part of the dominions of the Maregrave of Brandenburg, and arrived at the imperial city of Francfort, a tolerably good and well fortified city on the Oder.
It would have been lief to the margrave, had they left it undone.
In the days when New England was only a group of thinly settled wildernesses called "provinces," there was something almost like the old feudal tenure of lands there, and a relation between the rich land-owner and his tenants which had many features in common with those of the relation between margraves and vassals in the days of Charlemagne.
The Rhinegrave Would willingly have saved him; but himself Made vain the attempt--'tis said he wish'd to die.
Lord Mulgrave, having a small head, thought of representing the Torso, but he did not know what to do with his legs, and was afraid that, as Master of the Ordnance, he could not dispense with his arms."
VIOLA OF REDGRAVE Photograph by Coe, Norwich CHAPTER VII THE DALMATIAN Before the Kennel Club found it necessary to insist upon a precise definition of each breed, the Dalmatian was known as the Coach Dog, a name appropriately derived from his fondness for following a carriage, for living in and about the stable, and for accompanying his master's horses at exercise.
Next day, Dr. Mosgrave, a mental specialist, arrived from London.
Rudolph Musgrave smiled now, though he found it a difficult business.
Oh, you ought to go down on your knees, Rudolph Musgrave--!"
Really, Colonel Musgrave----."
Mr. Musgrave.--A good fellow is prime--flash--and bang-up.
Yes," said Colonel Musgrave,--"because she is the woman he loves and cannot help loving!"
"And their son, sir, wants to marry my daughter," said Mr. Stapylton,--"my daughter, who is shortly to be connected by marriage with the Musgraves of Matocton!
Hallam's Middle Ages; Sismondi's Histoire des Francais; Guizot's History of Civilization (translated); Michelet's History of France (translated); Bell's Historical Studies of Feudalism; Lacroix's Manners and Customs of the Middle Ages; Mills's History of Chivalry; Sir Walter Scott's article in Encyclopaedia Britannica; Perrot's Collection Historique des Ordres de Chivalrie; St. Palaye's Memoires de l'Ancienne Chivalrie; Buckle's History of Civilization; Palgrave's English Commonwealth; Martin's History of France; Freeman's Norman Conquest; M. Fauriel's History of Provencal Poetry; Froissart's Chronicles; also the general English histories of the reign of Edward III.
Mask of the Two Honourable Houses, or Inns of Court, the Middle-Temple, and Lincoln's-Inn, performed before the King at Whitehall, on Shrove Monday at night, being the 15th of February, 1613, at the celebration of the Royal Nuptials of the Palsgrave, and the Princess Elizabeth, &c. with a description of their whole shew, in the manner of their march on horseback, from the Master of the Rolls's house to the court, with all their noble consorts, and shewful attendants; invented and fashioned, with the ground and special structure of the whole work by Inigo Jones; this Mask is dedicated to Sir Edward Philips, then Master of the Rolls.
Boasting themselves as gifts of gratitude or invocation from emperors and popes, kings, princes, palsgraves, and all the other minor thrones and dominions of the earth, these splendid offerings form the most plausible illustration of the miraculous power attributed to the image of the Black Lady, which has been deposited in its actual abode since the year of Grace 696.
But it was at present occupied by very different inhabitants, the mutinous soldiers of the Rhingrave.
He then marched out of the city, with his army divided into four bodies: the first commanded by his two sons, Henry and Guy de Montfort, together with Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford, who had deserted to the barons; the second led by the Earl of Gloucester, with William de Montchesney and John Fitz-John; the third, composed of Londoners, under the command of Nicholas de Segrave; the fourth headed by himself in person.
to be paid out Yearly on Books as Mrs. Brooks formerly gave an hundred pounds to buy Land to the same purpose and the Rent to the same use I give to my Brother George Burton twenty pounds and my watch I give to my Brother Ralph Burton five pounds Item I give to the Parish of Seagrave in Leicestershire where I am now Rector ten pounds to be given to a certain Feoffees to the perpetual good of the said Parish Oxon Item I give to my Niece Eugenia Burton One hundredth pounds Item I give to my Nephew Richard Burton now Prisoner in London an hundredth pound to redeem him Item I give to the Poor of Higham Forty Shillings where my Land is to the poor of Nuneaton where I was once a Grammar Scholar three pound to my Cousin Purfey of Wadlake Wadley my Cousin Purfey of Calcott my Cousin Hales of Coventry my Nephew Bradshaw of Orton twenty shillings a piece for a small remembrance to Mr. Whitehall Rector of Cherkby myne own Chamber Fellow twenty shillings I desire my Brother George and my Cosen Purfey of Calcott to be the Overseers of this part of my Will I give moreover five pounds to make a small Monument for my Mother where she is buried in London to my Brother Jackson forty shillings to my Servant John Upton forty shillings besides his former Annuity if he be my Servant till I die if he be till then my Servant --ROBERT BURTON--Charles Russell Witness--John Pepper Witness.
Gradually the two prows came abreast, and then Deacon, not stopping at the call of ten, but fairly carrying the crew along with him, swung on with undiminished ferocity, while Seagraves' voice rose into a shrill crescendo of triumph as Baliol forged to the lead.
Sitgraves was a brave man, who had only to hear the story brought to him by the honest cowboy to understand the urgency of the case.
sGravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1884," 8vo.,
* * * * * Illustration: THE REDUCED TRAIN SERVICE AT SLOWGRAVE.
Stangrave said to me once, that his ideal of perfect bliss was that of an oyster in the Indian seas, drinking the warm salt water motionless, and troubling himself about nothing, while nothing troubled itself about him."
Snelgrave nevertheless had experience of three mutinies in his career; and Coromantees figured so prominently in these that he never felt secure when men of that stock were in his vessel, for, he said, "I knew many of these Cormantine negroes despised punishment and even death itself."
"So slides on the noble river, for ever changing, and yet for ever the same--always fulfilling its errand, which yet is never fulfilled," said Stangrave,--he was given to half-mystic utterances, and hankerings after Pagan mythology, learnt in the days when he worshipped Emerson, and tried (but unsuccessfully) to worship Margaret Fuller Ossoli,--"Those old Greeks had a deep insight into nature, when they gave to each river not merely a name, but a semi-human personality, a river-god of its own.
"Well, I shall be happy to show it him, then--can't have a better guide, though I say it--know everything by this time, and everybody, man, woman, and child, as I hope Mr. Stangrave'll find when he gets to know old Mark."
What is this," asked Stangrave,--"one of your noblemen's parks?"
"But is it not a grand thought," asked Stangrave,--"the silence and permanence of nature amid the perpetual flux and noise of human life?--a grand thought that one generation goeth and another cometh, and the earth abideth for ever?"
They embrace, of course, every variety of subject,--grave and gay, practical and poetical.
You must have seen it, ever since our first confidential talk, that night at the Stograve dance.
The party at Wynford was going over to the dance at Stowgrave that evening and it was arranged that they would call for Kelson and Gifford and all go on together.
Enforce his pride And his old hate unto you; besides, forget not With what contempt he wore the humble weed; How in his suit he scorn'd you; but your loves, Thinking upon his services, took from you Th' apprehension of his present portance, Which, most gibingly, ungravely, he did fashion After the inveterate hate he bears you.
On my next visit, I took a few kilos of gravel, a pump, plastic plants, fish medicine, the undergravel filter, some pipeline, a few regulators, T-joints and a fishnet.
By request of that worthy Nobleman's survivors," says he, "I undertook to compose his Epitaph; and not unmindful of my own rules, produced the following; which however, for an alleged defect of Latinity, a defect never yet fully visible to myself, still remains unengraven;"--wherein, we may predict, there is more than the Latinity that will surprise an English reader: HIC JACET PHILIPPUS ZAEHDARM, COGNOMINE MAGNUS, ZAEHDARMI COMES, EX IMPERII CONCILIO, VELLERIS AUREI, PERISCELIDIS, NECNON VULTURIS NIGRI EQUES.
Herdrukt naar de Vitgrave van A.H. Bullen, met een Inleidung van R. Fruin. '
He created Samsonian scandal by marrying Lady Henrietta Herbert, the only daughter of the Earl of Waldegrave; she died fourteen years later, and he built her a fine monument.
1.--Quiogozon or dead house 94 2.--Pima burial 98 3.--Towers of silence 105 4.--Towers of silence 106 5.--Alaskan mummies 135 6.--Burial urns 138 7.--Indian cemetery 139 8.--Grave pen 141 9.--Grave pen 141 10.--Tolkotin cremation 145 11.--Eskimo lodge burial 154 12.--Burial houses 154 13.--Innuit grave 156 14.--Ingalik grave 157 15.--Dakota scaffold burial 158 16.--Offering food to the dead 159 17.--Depositing the corpse 160 18.--Tree-burial 161 19.--Chippewa scaffold burial 162 20.--Scarification at burial 164 21.--Australian scaffold burial 166 22.--Preparing the dead 167 23.--Canoe-burial 171 24.--Twana canoe-burial 172 25.--Posts for burial canoes 173 26.--Tent on scaffold 174 27.--House burial 175 28.--House burial 175 29.--Canoe-burial 178 30.--Mourning-cradle 181 31.--Launching the burial cradle 182 32.--Chippewa widow 185 33.--Ghost gamble 195 34.--Figured plum stones 196 35.--Winning throw, No.
At Moseley, cheered by the company of Wilmot, and the attention of Whitgrave and his chaplain, Mr. Hudlestone, he recovered his spirits, fought the battle of Worcester over again, and declared that, if he could find a few thousand men who had the courage to stand by him, he would not hesitate to meet his enemies a second time in the field.
"Such ne saw they never none, For it was so gay begone, Every nayle with gold ygrave, Of pure gold was his sklave, Her mast was of ivory, Of samyte her sayle wytly, Her robes all of whyte sylk, As whyte as ever was ony mylke.
He leaped one mile, and the spot on which he lighted was called Wanlip (one-leap); thence he leaped a second mile, but in so doing "burst all" his girths, whence the spot was called Burst-all; in the third leap he was killed, and the spot received the name of Bellegrave.
Cambon a propose que ces Puissances donnent a Vienne un conseil dans les termes suivants: "S'abstenir de tout acte qui pourrait aggraver la situation de l'heure actuelle".
So Dorothea departed to enjoy the luxury of strong tea and unlimited gossip with Mr. Bargrave's household, drawing largely on her invention in explanation of her recent interview, but affording them no clue to the real object of her visit.
But your enterprising young friend is a more amusing person than Belgrave Teale."
These beautiful floats were artistically designed by George H. Colgrave, who is still in the service of the Pioneer Press company.