Believe me, my dear sir, my gratitude is warmly excited, by such affectionate attention; and depend upon it, you will speedily
receive from me a letter of thanks for this, and for every other mark of your regard during my stay in Hertfordshire.
I will not dwell upon the matter overlong, but will tell as speedily
as may be of how that stout fellow, Robin Hood, died as he had lived, not at court as Earl of Huntingdon, but with bow in hand, his heart in the greenwood, and he himself a right yeoman.
Nothing, however, had caught fire, and her men were speedily at work upon her repair.
The crackling of shots speedily brought the Preussen and Kiel on the scene, and with a few hand grenades they made short work of every villa within a mile.
On expressing his surprise at these preparations, he was speedily
enlightened by a young Floridan, who quietly said:
If the element of spirit is naturally weak in him the change is speedily
accomplished, but if he have a good deal, then the power of music weakening the spirit renders him excitable;--on the least provocation he flames up at once, and is speedily
extinguished; instead of having spirit he grows irritable and passionate and is quite impracticable.
There are not enough soup-kitchens and bread-lines to go around, you know, and when men have nothing in their purses they usually die, and die miserably--unless they are able to fill their purses pretty speedily
He was elected for the borough speedily
after his father's demise; a magistrate, a member of parliament, a county magnate and representative of an ancient family, he made it his duty to show himself before the Hampshire public, subscribed handsomely to the county charities, called assiduously upon all the county folk, and laid himself out in a word to take that position in Hampshire, and in the Empire afterwards, to which he thought his prodigious talents justly entitled him.
We have already reached a very high latitude; but it is the height of summer, and although not so warm as in England, the southern gales, which blow us speedily
towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain, breathe a degree of renovating warmth which I had not expected.
Our debts, I grant, are very great, and therefore it the more behoves you, as a young man of principle and honour, to pay them off as speedily
Three or four buxom girls speedily
dispersed in search of the different articles in requisition, while a couple of large-headed, circular-visaged males rose from their seats in the chimney- corner (for although it was a May evening their attachment to the wood fire appeared as cordial as if it were Christmas), and dived into some obscure recesses, from which they speedily
produced a bottle of blacking, and some half-dozen brushes.
Gregson, of Scotland Yard, are both engaged upon the case, and it is confidently anticipated that these well-known officers will speedily
throw light upon the matter.