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A Cigarette Maker Romance

  [english | 1894]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... the money, and her fat hands would dash the insolent little figure into the street, if her mercantile understanding did not suggest the possibility of ...... who was fond of cabbage and strong spirits, and of little else in the world. The Cossack laughed. Do you call this living. he asked contemptuously. ...... Speak, dear. What is there yet behind in your thoughts.. I cannot tell. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 466

A Roman Singer

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... before, while the maid was combing her hair, for she seemed terribly excited and restless. So they got the bottle and found it nearly empty. Then ...... it appears to me that my throat is my own, and whatever voice there may be in it. Are you a physician, signore? And pray why do you tell me that Rome ...... fools, excepting myself. Will you smoke? No? Allow me, then. It is a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 392

A Tale Of A Lonely Parish

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... unhesitatingly yielded the post of honour to the vicar, adding to enforce his opinion the very plausible argument that if he, the squire, took Mrs. ...... in his short holiday, had never so much as mentioned him. One afternoon in January the squire found himself alone with Mrs. Goddard. It was ...... to do it. Mrs. Ambrose had great faith in the sternness of her eye under certain ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 228

Adam Johnstone Son

  [english | 1895]  

F Marion Crawford


Summary: [Adam Johnstone S Son by F Marion Crawford. I sometimes think that one s past life is written in a foreign language said Mrs. Bowring shutting the book she held but keeping the place with one smooth thin forefinger while her still blue eyes turned from her daughter s face towards the hazy hills that hemmed the sea thirty miles to the southward.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 267

An American Politician

  [english | 1884]  

F Marion Crawford


Summary: [Wolff R.L. 19th cent. fiction]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 157

Ave Roma Immortalis Vol 1

  [english | 1898]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... daily thought and action then fierce strength, and courage, and love of life and of possession last, obedience to the chosen leader, in clear liberty, ...... to go back to the clear streets and cleaner air of Veii. Their little houses were lost and untraceable in the universal chaos. But the rich man's ruins ...... most authorities. Compare it with the Latin of Livy and Tacitus it ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 414

Casa Braccio

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... covered all the garden still, and one passing could hardly have seen her as she stood there. Her veil was raised, and the cold mountain breeze chilled ...... nobler love mad to be free, and to break through the solid walls in which it had been born and had grown too strong. When his love was there, hers ...... an artist if he chose. At that time she had looked upon him with a sort ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 265

Cecilia

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Summary: [Cecily Parsleys Nursery Rhymes is a childrens book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and published by Frederick Warne Co. in December 1922. The book is a compilation of traditional nursery rhymes such as Goosey Goosey Gander This Little Piggy and Three Blind Mice. It was Potters second book of rhymes published by Warne. Merchandise generated from the tale includes Beswick Pottery ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 411

Corleone

  [english | 1896]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... afraid that I should make ruinous experiments if he gave me the management of an estate. This is certainly not the time for experiments. Half the people ...... one daughter and there was another branch of the family, calling themselves Pagliuca di Bauso, with whom this history is not at present concerned. The ...... do. The 'band,' as it is always called, may be very small. One ...]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 335

Doctor Claudius A True Story

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... expression of his love, seeking to kindle her with his own fire. But the great, calm Northman clasped his hands together firmly on his knee and ...... you do your hair like the American women-all fuzzy, over your eyes? I should think it would be much less trouble. It's not neat, said ...... the inquiry, and I will not appear. I shall meet him just as if nothing had happened, and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 391

Don Orsino

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... it and would sell it if I could. But that is not what you want. You want an excitement for the hours of the morning. Very well. You will probably find ...... realise that, Don Orsino. Del Ferice laughed a little in his quiet way, but Orsino was silent. It was the first time that the banker had reminded ...... my little secrets. Consuelo, my dear, do you like oysters, or do you not? ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 471

For The Blood Is The Life

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... a couple of sailors, one of whom is a fair cook, and when I am away it is in charge of a gnome-like little being who was once a miner and who attached ...... hills. The colour sank out of the air, there was a little interval of deep-grey twilight, and a lamp sent a yellow streak from the open door of the ...... moonlight, going straight to the mysterious mound. When he was ten ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 407

For The Blood Is The Life And Other Stories

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F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... into the midst of the basin, and wreathed his long neck, catching the water in his broad bill, and scattering showers of diamonds around him. ...... as calm as ever, but her beautiful mouth smiled, and there was a mischievous light in her dark-brown eyes. Fairly caught, she answered. ...... Still it went on, note after note ringing out monotonously through the still air. We leaned ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 393

Greifenstein

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... trees from which great lumps of it fell now and then upon his fur cap and grizzled hair, down into the dells and gorges where it was nearly up to his ...... he would not insult him. 'You shall be safe to-morrow night,' he said, controlling his tongue. But Rieseneck had heard the first word, and knew ...... the whole phrase was blatant nonsense. What are internal relations? Did the ...]
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In The Palace Of The King

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... by the writer to mean that he promised, on his word. That was all. He did not like the last sentence, for it placed him in an awkward position, ...... she was sorry she had asked him for the word. Not so! she cried, in quick alarm. You are not keeping anything from me? You are only going ...... since Dolores had not gone to the court, as she had intended, with the Duchess Alvarez, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 400

Marietta

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... their occupations they cast surprised glances at Giovanni and his companion, whom they all hated as a favoured person. One of them was finishing a drinking-glass, ...... I will send him what he is to have, answered Nella, with an air of superiority. Marietta looked back at Zorzi from the door, and ...... into one of the glass-pots with a small iron shovel. It was clear that he must ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 291

Marion Darche

  [english | 1893]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... perhaps, but feeling that for a few minutes, or a few hours, they have lived in an atmosphere far more familiar to them than that of their common everyday ...... heard by any of us. And then, the rest-your questions about the business, which I cannot answer and which I hardly understand. There are so many people ...... touched things delicately but could hold firmly when she chose ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 365

Marzio Crucifix And Zoroaster

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F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... angry? Your Eminence is unjust. Marzio puts much conscience into his work. That is all. Ah, he is a man of conscience? I did not know. But, ...... If he had left the figure more securely propped upon the pad, it could not have slipped upon the bench it could not have made that small distinct ...... abide his face, fearful and deadly, when he devours the land, Angry with man and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 405

Mr Isaacs

  [english | 1882]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... and mountain mutton, and who could absorb the most pegs-those vile concoctions of spirits, ice, and soda-water, which have destroyed so many splendid ...... an old man of great wealth and of still greater learning, who was so taken with my iciency in Arabic and in writing that he resolved to make of me a ...... genders. Isaacs must have smiled to himself in the gloom, but he ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 347

Paul Patoff

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... Probably Cutter's visit to Carvel Place was connected with her sad state perhaps Patoff's coming might be the result of it, also. It was ...... he had not reserved to himself the liberty of some occasional repose, he would have found the burden of his responsibilities intolerable. It was his ...... she knew him, too, when he went in with Cutter, the other night. Would you like me ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 208
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