"And how if you if you forget to leave my horse, as you propose?" said Goldthred, not without hesitation, for his soul was afraid within him. "My pack shall be pledged for it yonder it lies with Giles Gosling, in his chamber with the damasked leathern hangings, stuffed full with velvet, single, double, treble-piled rash-taffeta, and parapa shag, damask, and mocado, plush, and grogram "
In a few minutes people were crushed who never ought to be crushed. A Countess for whom treble-piled sofas were hardly good enough was seated on the corner of a table till some younger and less gorgeous lady could be made to give way. And the Marchioness was declaring she was as wet through as though she had been dragged in a river. Mrs.