1 Throughout the whole period of his seeming friendship with Pilkington, Napoleon had really been in secret agreement with Frederick.
2 It was a source of great satisfaction to him, he said--and, he was sure, to all others present--to feel that a long period of mistrust and misunderstanding had now come to an end.
3 He too, he said, was happy that the period of misunderstanding was at an end.
4 These covered a period of many years, but I observed that the entries ceased nearly a year ago and quite abruptly.
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5 Love was made on these occasions in the form of bracelets; and, on all occasions during the period of betrothal, took a manufacturing aspect.
6 Office-hours were over: and at that period of the day, in warm weather, she usually embellished with her genteel presence, a managerial board-room over the public office.
7 Yet it was remarkable that she sat as still as ever the amiable woman in ambuscade had seen her sit, at any period in her life.
8 Rotherwood was not, however, without defences; no habitation, in that disturbed period, could have been so, without the risk of being plundered and burnt before the next morning.
9 The other appointments of the mansion partook of the rude simplicity of the Saxon period, which Cedric piqued himself upon maintaining.
10 The castle and town of Ashby, at this time, belonged to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, who, during the period of our history, was absent in the Holy Land.
11 Thus speaking, he opened another hutch, and took out from it a couple of broadswords and bucklers, such as were used by the yeomanry of the period.
12 The access, as usual in castles of the period, lay through an arched barbican, or outwork, which was terminated and defended by a small turret at each corner.
13 "It may be magic spells for aught I know," said De Bracy, who possessed his full proportion of the ignorance which characterised the chivalry of the period.
14 And well and chivalrous did De Bracy that day maintain the fame he had acquired in the civil wars of that dreadful period.
15 At this period of the trial, the Grand Master commanded Rebecca to unveil herself.