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port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay

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He approached the princesses, who were engaged in conversation with the Duke of Norfolk, and, in a voice which ill concealed his impatience, said, "It is time now to disembark, your royal highness.
This look had escaped Buckingham, who had eyes for nothing but Norfolk, of whom he was evidently very jealous; he seemed anxious to remove the princesses from the deck of a vessel where the admiral reigned supreme.
We were quietly married at a registry office, and we returned to Norfolk a wedded couple.
If these conditions are too hard, then go back to Norfolk, and leave me to the lonely life in which you found me.
I am only a simple Norfolk squire, but there is not a man in England who ranks his family honour more highly than I do.
I have made some other arrangements in connection with your visit to Norfolk, which will keep for the present.
And Romance lured and beckoned before Joan's eyes when she learned he was Christian Young, a Norfolk Islander, but a direct descendant of John Young, one of the original Bounty mutineers.
All the Norfolk Islanders that have descended from the Bounty crowd are that way.
With this light luggage he crawled down the little Norfolk rivers, intending to reach the Broads at last, but meanwhile delighting in the overhanging gardens and meadows, the mirrored mansions or villages, lingering to fish in the pools and corners, and in some sense hugging the shore.
On the front of the card was engraved in the formal fashion, "Prince Saradine, Reed House, Reed Island, Norfolk.
But when Flambeau, like the prince himself, had left European celebrity and settled in England, it occurred to him that he might pay a surprise visit to this eminent exile in the Norfolk Broads.
We were prevented from any further discourse at present by the arrival of the apothecary; who, with much joy in his countenance, and without even asking his patient how he did, proclaimed there was great news arrived in a letter to himself, which he said would shortly be public, `That the Duke of Monmouth was landed in the west with a vast army of Dutch; and that another vast fleet hovered over the coast of Norfolk, and was to make a descent there, in order to favour the duke's enterprize with a diversion on that side.
Thus it happened with what he at present communicated; for it was known within a short time afterwards that the duke was really landed, but that his army consisted only of a few attendants; and as to the diversion in Norfolk, it was entirely false.
His name is Fentolin - Miles Fentolin - and he lives somewhere down in Norfolk.
Quite a wonderful place in Norfolk, I believe, somewhere near the sea.