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Next to him sat Hordle John, and beside him three other rough unkempt fellows with tangled beards and matted hair-free laborers from the adjoining farms, where small patches of freehold property had been suffered to remain scattered about in the heart of the royal demesne.
It has been alienated from the Pyncheons these four-score years; but the Judge had kept it in his eye, and had set his heart on reannexing it to the small demesne still left around the Seven Gables; and now, during this odd fit of oblivion, the fatal hammer must have fallen, and transferred our ancient patrimony to some alien possessor.
So a sensible man who has lost his chance of some beautiful inheritance might tread out the narrow bounds of his actual dwelling-place, and assure himself that life is supportable within its demesne, only one must grow turnips and cabbages, not melons and pomegranates.
From the car park at Demesnes we venture forth past Demesnes Mill Farm to Abbey Bridge, opposite the ruins of Egglestone Abbey.
Concerts have been successfully held in malahide castle & ardgillan castle demesnes since 2006 and newbridge house demesne has hosted a large regional festival for the last four years.
Dappled deer dance delightfully down daisy demesnes.
The vehicle was later recovered in Demesnes in North Seaton.
The next chapters deal with the public landscape, the landscape of the private demesnes within the park, and the landscape impact and evolution of the institutional demesnes, followed by a brief epilogue that brings the history of the park up to 1980.