And if ever there was a prettier compliment, or a finer instance of even Colonial
hospitality, I can only say, Bunny, that I never heard of either.
They did not require the confirmation of this act, for the power to make the declaration had already been conferred upon them by the people, delegating the power, indeed, separately in the separate colonies, not by colonial
authority, but by the spontaneous revolutionary movement of the people in them all.
Years before he had been a painter of some standing in a colony, and portraits signed 'Van Tromp' had celebrated the greatness of colonial
governors and judges.
The Shipping and Mercantile Gazette, the Lloyd's List, the Packet-Boat, and the Maritime and Colonial
Review, all papers devoted to insurance companies which threatened to raise their rates of premium, were unanimous on this point.
For several years, until left an orphan, she had dwelt with her father in sunny Italy, and there had acquired a taste and enthusiasm for sculpture and painting which she found few opportunities of gratifying in the undecorated dwellings of the colonial
Grandfather here explained some of the circumstances that made the situation of a colonial
governor so difficult and irksome.
Murray brought it out early in 1846, in his Colonial
and Home Library, as 'A Narrative of a Four Months' Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life,' or, more briefly, 'Melville's Marquesas Islands.
The tavern, in general, and this room in particular, had undergone great changes; the ancient host of the musketeers, having become tolerably rich for an innkeeper, had closed his shop, and made of this room of which we were speaking, a store-room for colonial
Among them were journals and letters narrating expeditions by sea, and journeys to and fro across the Rocky Mountains by routes before untravelled, together with documents illustrative of savage and colonial
life on the borders of the Pacific.
He is quite sound on Ties of Sentiment, and--alone of Colonial
Statesmen ventures to talk of the Ties of Common Funk.
But something had to be done; he had wasted many valuable years; and having an acquaintance who was starting on a thriving life as a Colonial
farmer, it occurred to Angel that this might be a lead in the right direction.
van der Luyden divided their time between Trevenna, their place in Maryland, and Skuytercliff, the great estate on the Hudson which had been one of the colonial
grants of the Dutch government to the famous first Governor, and of which Mr.
When my convivial host discovered that he had told me so much, and that I was prone to doubtfulness, his foolish pride assumed the task the old vintage had commenced, and so he unearthed written evidence in the form of musty manuscript, and dry official records of the British Colonial
Office to support many of the salient features of his remarkable narrative.
If he could go in the suite of some Colonial
A report, or it would be better to say a rumor, had come to the British headquarters in German East Africa that the enemy had landed in force on the west coast and was marching across the dark continent to reinforce their colonial