Duke William was able, restless and adventurous, an ideal knight of the palmy days of chivalry.
British farmers of long experience look back to 1874 as the last of the really good years, and consider that the palmy days of British agriculture began to dwindle at about that time.
They must lead somewhere--to something else than common land, more palmy than the palms.
But though the green palmy cliffs of the land soon loomed on the starboard bow, and with delighted nostrils the fresh cinnamon was snuffed in the air, yet not a single jet was descried.
B.C. For during the palmy days of the Maccabean dynasty the Twelve tribes were supposed to be in Palestine.