Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Trials of the Soldier's Wife

A Tale of the Second American Revolution

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,919 / 204 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 855
Added to site: 2006.03.11
mnybks.net#: 13117
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

anion. "I understand; but who is she, and her name? She is very pretty," he continued, gravely.

"Hush, Charlie!" replied Horace; "come to my room in the St. Louis Hotel, and I will tell you all about it."

"Wait a moment, my friend, and let me get some breakfast," he replied.

"Pooh!" said Horace, "we can have breakfast at Galpin's after I have conversed with you at my room; or," he continued, "I will order a breakfast and champagne to be brought up to my room."

"As you like," said the other, taking a couple of cigars from his pocket and offering one to his companion.

After lighting their cigars, the two men left the hotel, and purchasing the New York Herald and News from the news-dealer below, proceeded to the St. Louis Hotel, where Horace ordered a breakfast and champagne for himself and guest.

Throwing himself on one of the richly-covered couches that ornamented the apartment, Charles Bell--for that was the name of the gentleman--requested his frien

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Julie Freed
In one week, Dr. Julie Freed lost her house to Hurricane Katrina and her spouse to deceit and divorce.
Read full interview...