A Dozen Ways of Love

Cover image for

Download


Author: Lily Dougall
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,620 / 247 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,412
Added to site: 2006.03.31
mnybks.net#: 13286
Excerpt

thers?

All my earliest recollections of Julie (as I must call her) picture her as at once the projector and manager of all our nursery doings. Even if she tyrannized over us by always arranging things according to her own fancy, we did not rebel, we relied so habitually and entirely on her to originate every fresh plan and idea; and I am sure that in our turn we often tyrannized over her by reproaching her when any of what we called her "projukes" ended in "mulls," or when she paused for what seemed to us a longer five minutes than usual in the middle of some story she was telling, to think what the next incident should be!

It amazes me now to realize how unreasonable we were in our impatience, and how her powers of invention ever kept pace with our demands. These early stories were influenced to some extent by the books that she then liked best to read--Grimm, Andersen, and Bechstein's fairy tales; to the last writer I believe we owed her story about a Wizard, which was one of our chief favouri

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - 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 A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - 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 A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - 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 A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - 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 A Dozen Ways of Love by Lily Dougall - 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.

Fearsome
by S.A. Wolfe
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Emma
by Jane Austen
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontė
'Smiles'
by Eliot H. Robinson
A Woman Named Smith
by Marie Conway Oemler
All For Love
by John Dryden
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
The After House
by Mary Roberts Rinehart

See more popular titles from this genre.