Two began in a low voice, `Why the fact is, you see, Miss, this here ought to have been a RED rose-tree, and we put a white one in by mistake; and if the Queen
was to find it out, we should all have our heads cut off, you know.
hurried to her daughter's apartments, and after tenderly embracing her, asked her why she had treated her nurse so badly.
To them the whole sex, from queens
of France to milliners, are essentially depraved, licentious, intriguing, not a little rascally, fundamentally deceitful, and incapable of thought about anything but trifles.
Well, Don Carlos will drink Bordeaux, and in ten years we will marry his son to the little queen
The same as ever, my friend; it is said that he is married to the queen
The lights were charmingly disposed in coloured-paper lamps, high up among green boughs, and the farmers' wives and daughters, as they peeped in, believed no scene could be more splendid; they knew now quite well in what sort of rooms the king and queen
lived, and their thoughts glanced with some pity towards cousins and acquaintances who had not this fine opportunity of knowing how things went on in the great world.
Alice looked round eagerly, and found that it was the Red Queen
While he was thus reasoning and resolving with himself, a SARDRAL, or gentleman-usher, came from court, commanding my master to carry me immediately thither for the diversion of the queen
and her ladies.
In due time a second Prince was born, and the Queen
was devoured with rage at the thought that Prince Alphege came between her son and the throne.
I am Richard Partington, page to Her Majesty, Queen
Eleanor," answered the lad with dignity; and again the sound of his voice troubled Robin sorely.
is too virtuous; and besides, loves your Majesty too well.
When his name was announced by the gentleman-usher in attendance, the queen
, who was sitting with her elbow resting on a table, and her head buried in her hands, rose, and smilingly received the graceful and respectful salutation which the duke addressed to her.