[Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,322 / 121 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,998
mnybks.net#: 378
Origin: gutenberg.org

A LODGING FOR THE NIGHT by R. L. Stevenson
A LEAF IN THE STORM by Ouida
A TERRIBLY STRANGE BED by Wilkie Collins
MICHEL LORIO'S CROSS by Hesba Stretton
A PERILOUS AMOUR by Stanley J. Weyman

Show Excerpt

th one feverish movement; then his loss burst upon him, and he was covered at once with perspiration. To spendthrifts money is so living and actual--it is such a thin veil between them and their pleasures! There is only one limit to their fortune--that of time; and a spendthrift with only a few crowns is the Emperor of Rome until they are spent. For such a person to lose his money is to suffer the most shocking reverse, and fall from heaven to hell, from all to nothing, in a breath. And all the more if he has put his head in the halter for it; if he may be hanged to-morrow for that same purse, so dearly earned, so foolishly departed! Villon stood and cursed; he threw the two whites into the street; he shook his fist at heaven; he stamped, and was not horrified to find himself trampling the poor corpse. Then he began rapidly to retrace his steps toward the house beside the cemetery. He had forgotten all fear of the patrol, which was long gone by at any rate, and had no idea but that of his lost purse. It was i

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for [Scribner's] Stories by English Authors in France by Various Authors - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Stories from Tagore
by Rabindranath Tagore
Bliss
by Katherine Mansfield

See more popular titles from this genre.