Sometimes his crew would be heard dashing along past the farmhouses at midnight, with whoop and halloo, like a troop of Don Cossacks; and the old dames
, startled out of their sleep, would listen for a moment till the hurry-scurry had clattered by, and then exclaim, "Ay, there goes Brom Bones and his gang
It was only known that on the following Sunday a Te Deum would be sung at Notre Dame
in honor of the victory of Lens.
Accordingly the young man turned aside, but took care to watch his companion, who advanced softly along the road until he had come within a staff's length of the old dame
The next morning when Dame
Ilsabill awoke it was broad daylight, and she jogged the fisherman with her elbow, and said, 'Get up, husband, and bestir yourself, for we must be king of all the land.
He has made his protest, and Dame
Durden has made hers, and there is nothing more to be said about it.
Ferguson told us that the silver cross which the good archbishop wore at his girdle was seized and thrown into the Seine, where it lay embedded in the mud for fifteen years, and then an angel appeared to a priest and told him where to dive for it; he did dive for it and got it, and now it is there on exhibition at Notre Dame
, to be inspected by anybody who feels an interest in inanimate objects of miraculous intervention.
You know, Dame
Perronnette, they are both so suspicious in all that concerns Philippe.
But now all the benches were filled with guests, lord and lady, burgher and dame
, when at last the Sheriff himself came with his lady, he riding with stately mien upon his milk-white horse and she upon her brown filly.
Ah," said Ojo; "you must be Dame
Margolotte, the good wife of Dr.
Let her appear, and speak for herself--the wild and weird grandmother of gentle little Mary; the Sibyl of modern times, known, far and wide, in our part of Suffolk, as Dame
A WEARY Traveller who had lain down and fallen asleep on the brink of a deep well was discovered by Dame
Why, good dame
," said Alleyne, "I would not offend the customs of your house, but it is only sooth when I say that my purse is a thin one.