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The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 28, April 1893

An Illustrated Monthly

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,125 / 142 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 803
Added to site: 2007.03.12 16255

The Prince of Wales at Sandringham
Shafts from an Eastern Quiver: X. The Hunted Tribe of Three Hundred Peaks, by Charles J. Mansford
Weathercocks and Vanes, by Warrington Hogg
A Dark Transaction, by Marianne Kent
The Royal Humane Society
A Strange Reunion, by T. G. Atkinson
From Behind the Speaker's Chair: IV., viewed by Henry W. Lucy.
Portraits of Celebrities at Different Times of their Lives:
  Mrs. Brown-Potter
  H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
  The Princess of Wales
  S. Baring-Gould
  Lord Charles Beresford
  John Roberts
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: XVII. The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott", by A. Conan Doyle
Zig-Zags at the Zoo: X. Zig-Zag Ophidian, by Arthur Morrison and J. A. Shepherd
Types of English Beauty
The Nankeen Jacket, from the French of Gustave Guesviller
The Queer Side of Things:
  Old Joe's Picnic
  The Horse and Its Occupations
  Two Profile Views of a Remarkable Potato
  Vegetable Oddities

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[Illustration: THE BOWLING ALLEY.

From a Photo. by Beford Lemere.]

If during your visit one of the annual balls should take place, you are most fortunate. There are three of such--the "County," the "Tenants'," and the "Servants'," the first, of course, bringing the élite; but the two latter sometimes presenting a curious mixture. The tenants, I may say, are allowed to introduce a limited number of friends, a privilege highly valued, and much sought after by the most remote acquaintance of each and every tenant on the estate. A most wonderful display of colours distinguishes these Norfolkites, bright of hue, too, and more often than not dames of fifty got up in the style of damsels of eighteen.


From a Photo. by Bedford Lemere.]

[Illustration: THE LIBRARY.

From a Photo. by Bedford Lemere.]

And what appetites these yeomen and cattle-dealers have got, to be sure! A



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