Lion and the Unicorn

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,007 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 930
mnybks.net#: 2078

THE LION AND THE UNICORN
ON THE FEVER SHIP
THE MAN WITH ONE TALENT
THE VAGRANT
THE LAST RIDE TOGETHER

Show Excerpt

"I am really the most happy of men-- that is, as the chap says in the play, I would be if I wasn't so damned miserable. But I owe no man a penny and I have assets--I have Lœ80 to last me through the winter and two marvellous plays; and I love, next to yourself, the most wonderful woman God ever made. That's enough."

"But I thought you made such a lot of money by writing?" asked Miss Cavendish.

"I do--that is, I could," answered Carroll, "if I wrote the things that sell; but I keep on writing plays that won't."

"And such plays!" exclaimed Marion, warmly; "and to think that they are going begging." She continued indignantly, "I can't imagine what the managers do want."

"I know what they don't want," said the American. Miss Cavendish drummed impatiently on the tea-tray.

"I wish you wouldn't be so abject about it," she said. "If I were a man I'd make them take those plays."

"How?" asked the American; "with a gun?"

"Well, I'd keep at it until they read them,"

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Lion and the Unicorn by Richard Harding Davis - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Lion and the Unicorn by Richard Harding Davis - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Lion and the Unicorn by Richard Harding Davis - 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 Lion and the Unicorn by Richard Harding Davis - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Lion and the Unicorn by Richard Harding Davis - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... 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 helps 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.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
The Lost Continent
by Percival Constantine
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas, père
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe
The Ward of King Canute
by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

See more popular titles from this genre.