My Merry Rockhurst: Being Some Episodes Inn the Life of Viscount Rockhurst, a Friend of King Charles the at One Time Constable of His Majesty's Tower of London (Classic Reprint) by Agnes Castle (Paperback / softback, 2017)
Excerpt from My Merry Rockhurst: Being Some Episodes Inn the Life of Viscount Rockhurst, a Friend of King Charles the at One Time Constable of His Majesty's Tower of London Like his King he was dark, but with chestnut lights and a crispness in the waves of hair falling upon his shoulders absent from the heavy locks of Charles. Against the glow his profile stood out, fine-cut and pale-hued as a carving in ivory. Older by some years, there yet was a youthful air of alertness about his whole personality, even as he sat motionless, that was conspicuously lacking in the apathetic figure facing him. Ever and an his eyes, hawk-like in their keenness and the quick dilation of their pupils, would shift from the wistful contemplation of fire-pictures to the royal countenance, where they would rest in scrutiny, and, it seemed, in deepening concern. Eter and an, upon the withdrawal of this gaze, a slight sigh escaped him. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.