Oh, old Von Blix is all right, a solid sort of chap in his fashion; but Tudor is fly-away--too much on the surface, you know.
The miners pitched their tents in the compound, and cooked on the beach, while Tudor dined with Joan and Sheldon.
Tudor had seen the effect on Joan and deliberately continued the flow of reminiscence, netting her in the glamour of romance.
Hello, Tudor," he said, with a familiarity that startled Sheldon.
The Polynesian's hand went out, and Tudor, shaking it, was staring into his face.
Tudor asked, releasing the sailor's hand and leaning eagerly forward.
He and I were the two survivors of the wreck of the Huahine," Tudor explained to the others.
He saved my life, the beggar," Tudor explained, as the Tahitian strode away and with heavy softness of foot went down the steps.
And thereat, solicited by Joan, Tudor narrated the wreck of the Huahine; while Sheldon smoked and pondered, and decided that whatever the man's shortcomings were, he was at least not a liar.
I suppose he'll laugh and joke over it with Laurie, but I shan't see them, that's a comfort," thought Amy, as Tudor
bowed and departed.
A brilliant though wilful representative of Tudor
chivalry, and distinguished in war, Surrey seems to have occupied at Court almost the same commanding position as Sir Philip Sidney in the following generation.
It was only clear that the question was all about John Barnacle, Augustus Stiltstalking, William Barnacle and Tudor
Stiltstalking, Tom, Dick, or Harry Barnacle or Stiltstalking, because there was nobody else but mob.
As a matter of fact, it was a priory, and shared the fate of most priories--that is, the Tudor
gentleman with the plumes simply stole it by brute force and turned it into his own private house; he did worse things, as you shall hear.
Years later, to the crash of battle-music, Saxon kings and Saxon revelry were buried side by side, and Kingston's greatness passed away for a time, to rise once more when Hampton Court became the palace of the Tudors
and the Stuarts, and the royal barges strained at their moorings on the river's bank, and bright-cloaked gallants swaggered down the water-steps to cry: "What Ferry, ho
Among the papers of William Cecil, the great Elizabethan statesman, resides a set of treatises on Irish affairs--known as the "Hatfield Compendium"--that reveal what the early Tudor
court knew of Irish politics, geography, revenue, economy, social practices, and the state of the Reformation in Ireland.