Excerpt from Woodstock or the Cavalier; A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-One, Vol. 3 of 3 Being skilless in these parts, which, to a stranger, Unguided and unfriended, often prove Rough and inhospitable. There was F little attempt at preparation, w that the dinner hour was arrived, which showed that, in the opinion of his few but faithful domestics, the good Knight had returned in triumph to his home. The great tankard, exhibiting in has-relief the figure of Michael subduing the Arch-enemy, was placed on the table, and Joceline and Phoebe dutiful] attended; the one behind the chair of Sir Henry, t e other to wait upon her young mistress, and both to make out, by formal and regular observance, the want of a more numerous train. 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.