Why, you don't even know him," growled the Roman Candle.
But the Roman Candle and the Bengal Light were quite indignant, and kept saying, "Humbug
For, if one of us goes over to Roman
Catholicism, he is sure to become a Jesuit at once, and a rabid one into the bargain.
As I ran down the streets to the sea, the coin clenched tight in my fist, I felt all the Roman Empire on my back as well as the Carstairs pedigree.
An active figure ran down the steps of the house and showed under the golden lamplight the unmistakable head that resembled the Roman coin.
Across the table the body of the man in the brown dressing-gown lay amid his burst and gaping brown-paper parcels; out of which poured and rolled, not Roman, but very modern English coins.
He hated the Roman money he had, and grew fonder of the real money denied him.
Now, if you've known any young people, you won't be shocked if I say that I got into rather a low frame of mind with all this; the frame of mind in which one begins to say that the Ancient Romans were all very well in their way.
He had caused his car to be placed there, with the tents and luggage of many of his leaders, under a small guard, so that the banners there displayed, together with the car, led the King of the Romans to believe that the Earl himself lay there, for Simon de Montfort had but a month or so before suffered an injury to his hip, when his horse fell with him, and the royalists were not aware that he had recovered sufficiently to again mount a horse.
And so it was that the forces under the King of the Romans pushed back the men of Henry de Montfort, and ever and ever closer to the car came the royalists until they were able to fall upon it, crying out insults against the old Earl and commanding him to come forth.
So great was the wrath of Prince Richard, King of the Romans, that he fell upon the baronial troops with renewed vigor, and slowly but steadily beat them back from the town.
The King of the Romans took refuge within an old mill, and here it was that Norman of Torn found him barricaded.