A day may come when this child who has not seen the light rules as king
in Zululand, and then in reward you shall be the greatest of the people, the king
's voice, whisperer in the king
The Queen was away at a dance that night at her cousin's; but the King
was in bed fast asleep.
If that's all you know about it, you may stand down,' continued the King
Now the king
had a grand-vizir who was avaricious, and envious, and a very bad man.
mourned, but he did not think that the Queen had done the wicked deed, and as he was afraid the maiden would also be taken from him, he wanted to take her with him.
In this speech the Sheriff erred, for the King
so you may plainly see, Treville," interrupted the king
, "it was they who attacked?
overheard these words and turned around with tears in his eyes.
It was with the eyes of the king
as with the immense depths of the azure heavens, or with those more terrific, and almost as sublime, which the Mediterranean reveals under the keels of its ships in a clear summer day, a gigantic mirror in which heaven delights to reflect sometimes its stars, sometimes its storms.
And next morning when the king
had his twelve huntsmen summoned, they went through the ante-chamber, and never once looked at the spinning-wheels.
muttered the king
, between his teeth, as the chief magistrate was in the middle of a long address.
Then, above all the tumult and the shouting a great voice was heard roaring, "Heaven, its saints bless thee, our gracious King
Therefore the King
stormed and raved all by himself, walking up and down in his jewel-studded cavern and getting angrier all the time.
A power in England, second only to the King
himself, and with the heart of a lion in him, he answered the King
as no other man in all England would have dared answer him.
of England, now Henry VI, was only a child.