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Page 328 - If I were an artist like you I would draw a true picture of Traveller — representing his fine proportions, muscular figure, deep chest and short back, strong haunches, flat legs, small head, broad forehead, delicate ears, quick eye, small feet, and black mane and tail. Such a picture would inspire a poet, whose genius could then depict his worth and describe his endurance of toil, hunger, thirst, heat, cold, and the dangers and sufferings through which he passed. He could dilate upon his sagacity...
Page 104 - Thus eminently fitted for the service and ornament of his country, he was made receiver-general of his majesty's revenues here; was thrice appointed public agent to the court and ministry of England; and being thirty-seven years a member, at last became president of the council of this colony.
Page 540 - It was his own relation unto them from whom I had it. A cat came one day down into the dungeon unto him, and as it were offered herself unto him. He was glad of her, laid her in his bosom to warm him, and, by making much of her, won her love. After this she would come every day unto him divers times, and, when she could get one, bring him a pigeon. He complained to his keeper of his cold and short fare. The answer was, 'he durst not better it.
Page 539 - He was imprisoned often ; once in a cold and narrow tower, where he had neither bed to lie on, nor clothes sufficient to warm him, nor meat for his mouth.
Page 524 - TT ti , r, 2.»>ar*r. •x 15—4. Hull, b. 1873. 14 — 4. Thomas ; untraced. 14 — 5. Eugenia, b. 1839; d. 1890; was one of the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution ; served as first Registrar-General, and Honorary Vice-President ; d. unm. 14 — 6. Francis Steptoe, of the Confederate Home, Little Rock, Ark., living 1909; served with distinction in the CSA; unm. 13 — 4. George Steptoe, b. 1806; m. Augusta Hawkins. DR. SAMUEL WALTER WASHINGTON, (13—2), of "Harewood,
Page 529 - In Buckinghamshire, Kent, Warwickshire, and Northamptonshire, argent, two bars gules, in chief three mullets of the second; crest, a raven with wings indorsed proper, issuing out of a ducal coronet, or.
Page 328 - Secession, and deprecated war, but he could take no part in the invasion of the Southern States...
Page 42 - Argent, a lion passant, sable; on a chief of the second, three mullets of the first. Crest: Out of the clouds, proper, a demi-lion, rampant, sable, powdered with estoiles, argent, holding a globe, or.
Page 219 - FITZHUGH FAMILY The Fitzhughs of Virginia, are of ancient lineage, tracing their descent from Baron Bardolph, Lord of Ravensworth, Richmond Co., in the reign of William the Conqueror. Knox in "Washington's Birth From Odin," gives the following: "Torpin, the Dane ; Earl of the Orkney Isles, also called Torkill, of Richmondshire, England, Baron and Lord of Tanfield. His son was Bardolph, founder of Fitzhugh and Washington families of England. FITZ-HUGH, BARONS BY TENURE. First Baron, Bardolph, Lord...
Page 492 - King Edward VII, of England, claimed his right to the' British Crown purely and simply through his Stuart blood, and it is a matter of pride and congratulation to himself and the English nobility that this is a matter of fact. The name, was originaly spelled with a "W," Stewart, but in compliment to the beautiful, but unfortunate Mary, Queen of Scotts, was changed from "W" to "U," because the lovely Queen, the very darling of the Scotch people, having been educated in France, and the French language...