The Maidens' Lodge

None of Self and All of Thee

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 63,826 / 185 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 650
Added to site: 2007.04.28
mnybks.net#: 16715

Set during the reign of Queen Anne.

Show Excerpt

Cressingham on or as near as possible to the twenty-ninth of January; and warm thanks for her mother's undeserved kindness, more especially for the consideration which had prompted the promise that Phoebe should be met at Tewkesbury, instead of being left to find her way alone in the dark through the two miles which lay between that town and Cressingham.

So, on the afternoon of that twenty-ninth of January, an hour after the man and horses had started, Madam and Rhoda sat in the Abbey parlour, sipping their tea, and both meditating on the subject of Phoebe.

Madam, as became a widow, was attired in black. A stiff black bombazine petticoat was surmounted by a black silk gown adorned with flowers in raised embroidery, and the train of the gown was pulled through the pocket-hole of the petticoat. At that time, ladies of all ages wore their dresses low and square at the neck, edged with a tucker of nett or lace; the sleeves ended at the elbows with a little white ruffle of similar material to the tu

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The Maidens' Lodge by Emily Sarah Holt - 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.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
A Maker of History
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
An Island Story
by H.E. Marshall
...After a Few Words...
by Gordon Randall Garrett

See more popular titles from this genre.