He too worships fire; most faithful, broad, baronial
vassal of the sun!
And, just as he had constructed a baronial
residence for himself and his posterity, the fire rolled down upon the hearth and crumbled it to ashes!"
She had proposed an excursion to an old baronial
castle among the hills--far to the westward (fortunately for Sir Patrick's chance of escaping discovery) of the hills at Craig Fernie.
It seemed hardly possible that by such comparatively small mouthfuls he could keep up the vitality diffused through so broad, baronial
, and superb a person.
oh!" said Porthos, "there is quite a gap between that fate and the baronial
coronet you promised me, D'Artagnan."
He was proud, proud of his old name and of his new-founded baronial
Some part of the edifice had been a baronial
chapel, and here were effigies of warriors stretched upon their beds of stone with folded hands--cross-legged, those who had fought in the Holy Wars-- girded with their swords, and cased in armour as they had lived.
It was now abandoned to meaner purposes, because the present lord, among other additions to the convenience, security, and beauty of his baronial
residence, had erected a new and noble hall, whose vaulted roof was supported by lighter and more elegant pillars, and fitted up with that higher degree of ornament, which the Normans had already introduced into architecture.
We are dwelling too long, perhaps, upon these individual pictures, endeared to us by the associations of early life, when, as yet a stripling youth, we have sat at the hospitable boards of the "mighty Northwesters," the lords of the ascendant at Montreal, and gazed with wondering and inexperienced eye at the baronial
wassailing, and listened with astonished ear to their tales of hardship and adventures.
Noon found them at Leicester, and three days later they rode into the baronial
camp at Fletching.
His health being drunk with acclamations, he was not so baronial
after all but that in trying to return thanks he broke down, in the manner of a mere serf with a heart in his breast, and wept before them all.
and herald, with thy voice of might, shout forth another summons that shall reach the old baronial
castles of Europe, and the rudest cabin of our western wilderness!