A male person commonly known in America as a "crowned head
," although he never wears a crown and has usually no head to speak of.
And when they come on the stage attended by a vast body- guard of supes in helmets and tin breastplates, it will be my duty as well as my pleasure to inform the ignorant that no crowned head
of my acquaintance has a soldier any where about his house or his person.
Karain covered the handle of his kriss in sign of respect, and stared at the crowned head
An attempt upon a crowned head
or on a president is sensational enough in a way, but not so much as it used to be.
A master might kill his slave for nothing -- for mere spite, malice, or to pass the time -- just as we have seen that the crowned head
could do it with HIS slave, that is to say, anybody.
When he had finished, he delivered the scroll, which was in the Hebrew character, to the Pilgrim, saying, ``In the town of Leicester all men know the rich Jew, Kirjath Jairam of Lombardy; give him this scroll he hath on sale six Milan harnesses, the worst would suit a crowned head
ten goodly steeds, the worst might mount a king, were he to do battle for his throne.
"One would think you were a crowned head
in a revolutionary world," I used to tell her.
I have known persons," he continued -- for he thought he might avail himself of the opportunity of speaking of D'Artagnan -- "who by their sagacity and address have deceived the penetration of Cardinal Richelieu; who by their valor have got the better of his guards and spies; persons without money, without support, without credit, yet who have preserved to the crowned head
its crown and made the cardinal crave pardon."
"I shall be proud to do it," said Kalon, inclining his still crowned head
, "but I am not sure that I understand."
I have too great a veneration for crowned heads
, to dwell any longer on so nice a subject.
Mrs Jarley sat in the pay-place, chinking silver moneys from noon till night, and solemnly calling upon the crowd to take notice that the price of admission was only sixpence, and that the departure of the whole collection, on a short tour among the Crowned Heads
of Europe, was positively fixed for that day week.
Wilson's got a scheme for driving plain window glass panes out of the market by decorating it with greasy finger marks, and getting rich by selling it at famine prices to the crowned heads
over in Europe to outfit their palaces with.