The juvenile forget-me-not

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Page 12 - followers against the Normans, all would have been well, but on one occasion, when John King of England, was in Ireland, Llewelyn passed over the Welsh border, and made an attack upon some of the towns and villages of England, killing and plundering all that fell in his way.
Page 17 - was now as anxious for the Princess's departure, as she was herself. So the Princess and her son left the castle, and with a very small train of attendants, they travelled rapidly towards that part of Wales where the English king had stationed himself with his troops.
Page 29 - Within sight of this house was a hunting seat of Prince Llewelyn, and thither, by his advice, went the lady Joan with her two sons, Edwal and Davyd, being glad to avail herself of the protection of the holy house during the absence of her lord.
Page 23 - the urchin has Norman blood as well as ancient British in his veins. What say you, Joan, will you give him to me to take to London ? Shall he be brought up in our court amongst our nobles, with his cousin the young Lord Ferrers
Page 24 - Llewelyn consented to these hard terms, and the King of England in triumph prepared to depart to his home. The Princess Joan, too, caused her attendants to be in readiness for her journey to Dolbadarn ; but before all was arranged, she was summoned
Page 32 - Nay, my son, replied the lady, he will be safer within the walls ; give me your aid. And the royal mother, with her son's help, lifted the small cradle, and placed it within a chamber often used by the children, within the court.
Page 32 - arouse him if I lifted him from it. But, mother, said Edwal, how it would please father if we went out to welcome him home. The sun is setting behind the mountains, and the breeze from the Colwyn is cooler, now that the sun's rays no longer warm it. Mother, Davyd sleeps sweetly in his cradle, what can harm him here
Page 16 - The lady wept bitterly at the thought ; and her husband knew not what to say to comfort her. At last he asked, Are you not a daughter of this great king, Joan ? then what have you to fear from him
Page 36 - her fear of leaving Edwal when some secret danger lurked, she knew not what ; Llewelyn, calling Gelert after him, sprang forwards, determined to know the worst. The faithful animal seemed to be at once aware of what the afflicted
Page 17 - will go now and die for them if I cannot save them. No, Llewelyn, replied the Princess Joan, that must not be, your life is too valuable to your subjects ; our son Edwal is but a boy, too young to govern this nation. You shall then remain at Dolbadarn, and I will go to my royal father with my child ; and he shall

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