As already observed, the advent of Alva at the head of a foreign army was the natural consequence of all which had gone before.
I have asked Alva to stop with me here for a few days, she said, formally.
We got into the town in the wake of Uncle Alva and between the business blocks where the tall buildings abated the wind.
Alva Jackson covered his mouth with his handkerchief and giggled.
"But of course they do talk about other things here," Alva continued, paying no attention to her friend's flippancy.
Alva is at lower right, filling two glasses with red wine and champagne.
Alva put out her hand and stayed the words upon her friend's lips.
But I sicken as I write of the horrible cruelties practised by Alva.
Yet Philip, notwithstanding his assurances to the duke of Alva, showed no alacrity in relieving the wants of the countess.
The soldiers were furious for their pay, which Alva was unable to furnish.