The White Rose of Langley

A Story of the Olden Time

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 92,750 / 273 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 707
Added to site: 2007.11.01
mnybks.net#: 18809
Excerpt

ever reached their bourne. And now even Mother was gone, and Maude was left alone in all the world. The nuns had not been particularly unkind to her; they had taught her many things, though they had not made her work beyond her strength; yet not one of them had given her what she missed most-- sympathy. The result was that the child had been unhappy in the convent, and yet she could not have said why, had she been asked. But nobody ever asked that of little Maude. She was alone in all the world--the great, bare, hard, practical world.

For this was the side of the world presented to Maude.

The world is many-sided, and it presents various sides and corners to various people. The side which Maude saw was hard and bare. Hard bed, hard fare, hard work, hard words sometimes. Had she any opportunity of thinking the world a soft, comfortable, cushioned place, as some of her sisters find it?

This had been the child's life up to the moment when Ursula Drew made her appearance on the scene. But now

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The White Rose of Langley 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 White Rose of Langley by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The White Rose of Langley by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The White Rose of Langley by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 The White Rose of Langley by Emily Sarah Holt - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

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

Cover image for The White Rose of Langley by Emily Sarah Holt - 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 Piano Girl
by Sherri Schoenborn Murray
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang
Wuthering Heights
by Emily Brontë
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
Bunner Sisters
by Edith Wharton

See more popular titles from this genre.