It was difficult to say, for the moment, which was us and which was the Middlesex
bank of the river; but we found out after a while, and separated ourselves.
The outlaw knew it would be futile to pursue him, but yet, so fierce was his anger against this man, that he ordered his band to mount, and spurring to their head, he marched through Middlesex
, and crossing the Thames above London, entered Surrey late the same afternoon.
He played cricket for Middlesex
once or twice, too and he was Captain of Oxford the year that they did so well.
The approaches to it upon the Middlesex
side were choked from end to end with frozen traffic which made all further advance in that direction impossible.
Plato's philosophy, said Macaulay, 'began in words and ended in words,' and he added that 'an acre in Middlesex
is better than a peerage in Utopia.
Yet the Middlesex
Cattle Show goes off here with eclat annually, as if all the joints of the agricultural machine were suent.
In consequence of the repeated visits of the aides-de-camp of the Sheriff of Middlesex
, Rawdon and his wife did not go back to their lodgings at Brompton, but put up at an inn.
They soon became aware that the stream of life was all pouring one way, and that a vast throng of persons were crossing the river from the Middlesex
to the Surrey shore, in unusual haste and evident excitement.
At first he feared she was not there; but as he walked on towards the Middlesex
side, he saw her standing still, looking at the water.
Thus, they crossed the bridge, from the Middlesex
to the Surrey shore, when the woman, apparently disappointed in her anxious scrutiny of the foot-passengers, turned back.
Bradley Headstone and Charley Hexam duly got to the Surrey side of Westminster Bridge, and crossed the bridge, and made along the Middlesex
shore towards Millbank.
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