Finding, then, that, in fact he could not move, he thought himself of having recourse to his usual remedy, which was to think of some passage in his books, and his craze brought to his mind that about Baldwin
and the Marquis of Mantua, when Carloto left him wounded on the mountain side, a story known by heart by the children, not forgotten by the young men, and lauded and even believed by the old folk; and for all that not a whit truer than the miracles of Mahomet.
Picture to yourselves my amazement; I shall not easily forget Admiral Baldwin
According to the laws of chivalry,'' said the foremost of these men, ``I, Baldwin
de Oyley, squire to the redoubted Knight Brian de Bois-Guilbert, make offer to you, styling yourself, for the present, the Disinherited Knight, of the horse and armour used by the said Brian de Bois-Guilbert in this day's Passage of Arms, leaving it with your nobleness to retain or to ransom the same, according to your pleasure; for such is the law of arms.
In the meantime original work of a high order was being produced both in England and America by such writers as Bradley, Stout, Bertrand Russell, Baldwin
, Urban, Montague, and others, and a new interest in foreign works, German, French and Italian, which had either become classical or were attracting public attention, had developed.
It speaks to him of Baldwin
, and Tancred, the princely Saladin, and great Richard of the Lion Heart.
, the tax-gatherer, comes in, a-standing where you sit, and says,
Remember it's as dark at six as it is at midnight Would you like to take along some Baldwin
The summer house itself, so airy and so broken, is like one of those old tales, imperfectly remembered; and these living branches of the Baldwin
apple tree, thrusting so rudely in, are like your unwarrantable interpolations.
Anyhow, he got both barrels in the face, and there I was, staring down at all that was left of Ted Baldwin
And when old Louisa Baldwin
remarked to me that she thought it very strange that Leslie should never have suspected it wasn't her own husband
The four on this side are all workers, three of them in the service of the bailiff of Sir Baldwin
Redvers, and the other, he with the sheepskin, is, as I hear, a villein from the midlands who hath run from his master.
, in March 1782, made his will, in which he devised the lands now in question, to the children of his youngest son; soon after which his faculties failed him, and he became altogether childish and died, above eighty years old.