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Quickword No. 43 : Do you know ‘princes and princesses, kings and queens’ (7 letters), and ‘jump up and down on one foot’ (3 letters)?
Quickword No. 43

“If I dared, I’d touch you, to see if you are substance or shadow, you elf!”

Edward Rochester, in ‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Brontë.

Seaside town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, claimed by some Victorians to be the ‘Sinus Portuosus’ (bay of many harbours) mentioned by Ptolemy in his ‘Geographica’ of c. 150.
the Heir”, 1871 novel by Anthony Trollope.
In cricket, no longer batting.
“But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.” Matthew 6:20
Threadlike part of a climbing plant such as vines, clematis or sweet peas, for twining around a support (see main picture).

“His ball would twist from the off stump into the leg.”

John Nyren, writing of a cricketer for Hambledon from 1777 and 1781 known only as Lambourn, credited with inventing under-arm spin of this kind.

E.g. olive, walnut or sunflower.
Princes and princesses, kings and queens; author’s payment.

“The young imp cannot be found,” said Dr. Trevelyan; “the maid and the cook have just been searching for him.”

From ‘The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Myrna Loy, American actress who starred opposite Cary Grant in “Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House” (1948).
Jump forward or up and down on one foot.

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Lathyrus odoratus (cupani), a variety of sweet pea, at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. The sweet pea was developed by Scottish nurseryman Henry Eckford (1823–1905), who learnt his gardening as an apprentice at Beaufort Castle near Inverness. He moved to England in 1854, and from 1879, at his nursery in Wem, Shropshire, succeeded in turning the humble sweet pea into one of the nation’s most popular annuals. See 1 down.

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