Index | Rotten Row

Rotten Row: The popular name currupted from Route en Roi, "the way of the king," for a famous driveway and promenade in Hyde Park, London, much frequented by fashionables during the season.

“God often bestows temporal prosperities on the wicked, to show how lightly he esteems what the world is so dazzled with; but crosses he reserves for his own, whom he would humble under his Almighty hand, and make them the objects of his delight.”