Sandringham, Past and Present

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Jarrold & Sons, 1888 - 153 pages
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Page 7 - midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Page 55 - What is this passing scene? A peevish April day! A little sun — a little rain, And then night sweeps along the plain. And all things fade away.
Page 122 - She was of a lovely Height, with dark- brown Hair and Eye-brows, black sparkling Eyes, and a fresh blushy Complexion ; and, whenever she exerted herself, had an involuntary Flushing in her Breast, Neck and Face...
Page 113 - Colonies during the reigns of Charles II, James II, and William and Mary.
Page 105 - Africa at the time of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. It ii taken from a little book published in Cape Town in 1854, and entitled Geschiedenit der Frantclie Vlugtelinge*.
Page 109 - Kingdom. We do hereby Declare, That all French Protestants that shall seek their Refuge in, and Transport themselves into this Our Kingdom, shall not only have Our Royal Protection for themselves, Families and Estates, within this Our Realm ; But We will also do Our Endeavour in all reasonable Ways and Means so to Support, Aid and Assist them in their several and respective Trades and Ways Of Livelyhood, as that their living and being in this Realm may be comfortable and easie to them.
Page 124 - Pious Selinda goes to prayers, If I but ask the favour ; And yet the tender fool's in tears, When she believes I'll leave her : Would I were free from this restraint, Or else had hopes to win her : Would she could make of me a saint, Or I of her a sinner ! " What a conquering air there is about these ! What an irresistible Mr.

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