By this assistance, after many interviews with the bassa's agents, we agreed to pay four thousand three hundred crowns
, which were accepted on condition that they should be paid down, and we should go on board within two hours: but, changing his resolution on a sudden, he sent us word by his treasurer that two of the most considerable among us should stay behind for security, while the rest went to procure the money they promised.
I renewed my promise to be her husband; and thus the next day that the bano chanced to be empty she at different times gave us by means of the reed and cloth two thousand gold crowns
and a paper in which she said that the next Juma, that is to say Friday, she was going to her father's garden, but that before she went she would give us more money; and if it were not enough we were to let her know, as she would give us as much as we asked, for her father had so much he would not miss it, and besides she kept all the keys.
It is to be remembered that eleven crowns
was just the sum that remained in D'Artagnan's purse.
Cast by your icy crown
and sceptre, and let the sunlight of love fall softly on your heart.
And when he went in he saw his wife sitting on a throne of gold and diamonds, with a golden crown
upon her head; and on each side of her stood six fair maidens, each a head taller than the other.
But wait, the worst is that on the next day, when I wanted to take the crown
to buy tripe, I found a dead leaf in its place.
Once more, with a quick blow, he rapped Eric beside the head, and ere he could regain himself, Little John slipped his right hand down to his left and, with a swinging blow, smote the other so sorely upon the crown
that down he fell as though he would never move again.
As to John, he took unto himself a village maid, and settled in Lyndhurst, where his five thousand crowns
made him the richest franklin for many miles around.
Taking the crowns
off their heads the priest read the last prayer and congratulated the young people.
He had never been in the room at the Crown
in his lifedid not know the people who kept it by sight.
Effingham had, from the commencement of the disputes between the colonists and the crown
, warmly maintained what he believed to be the just prerogatives of his prince; while, on the other hand, the clear head and independent mind of Temple had induced him to espouse the cause of the people.
It is precisely because my brother the king of England has not about him the powerful genius who has saved me, it is for that, I say, that I wish to conciliate the aid of that same genius, and beg you to extend your arm over his head, well assured, monsieur le cardinal, that your hand, by touching him only, would know how to replace upon his brow the crown
which fell at the foot of his father's scaffold.
She has not kept up her faith straight along, but the pilgrims that wander hither consider that she has come near enough to it to save her, and so they point to the fact that Smyrna to-day wears her crown
of life, and is a great city, with a great commerce and full of energy, while the cities wherein were located the other six churches, and to which no crown
of life was promised, have vanished from the earth.
Then he sat up and wiped his eyes carefully with a silk handkerchief and put on his jeweled crown
, which had fallen off.
although he never wears a crown
and has usually no head to speak of.