You are," said the page
, "the most worthy wife of a most arch-worthy governor; and as a proof of what I say accept this letter and this present;" and at the same time he took out of his pocket a string of coral beads with gold clasps, and placed it on her neck, and said, "This letter is from his lordship the governor, and the other as well as these coral beads from my lady the duchess, who sends me to your worship.
So the fight lasted for above a quarter of an hour, at the end of which time the page
was almost spent and the hot blood flushed his cheeks in a most charming manner.
Fair Sir Page
, I will do our Queen's bidding, and will presently hie with thee to London; but, ere we go, I will feast thee here in the woodlands with the very best we have.
Lord Montbarry turned the pages
until he came to the next intelligible passage.
Study above, pages
74-77, and read as many ballads as possible.
As we have, therefore, travelled together through so many pages
, let us behave to one another like fellow-travellers in a stage coach, who have passed several days in the company of each other; and who, notwithstanding any bickerings or little animosities which may have occurred on the road, generally make all up at last, and mount, for the last time, into their vehicle with chearfulness and good humour; since after this one stage, it may possibly happen to us, as it commonly happens to them, never to meet more.
I am the person (as you remember no doubt) who led the way in these pages
, and opened the story.
I have to thank these pages
for awakening the finest sensibilities in my nature--nothing more.
Clearly because those are words which were not contained in the page
If I wanted other authorities for Jarndyce and Jarndyce, I could rain them on these pages
, to the shame of--a parsimonious public.
I doubt if there is a single pilgrim of all that host but can show a hundred fair pages
of journal concerning the first twenty days' voyaging in the Quaker City, and I am morally certain that not ten of the party can show twenty pages
of journal for the succeeding twenty thousand miles of voyaging
The following pages
were written more than twenty years since, and were then published periodically in