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King John of Jingalo

The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 121,653 / 353 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 35.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 651
Added to site: 2006.06.05
mnybks.net#: 13589
Origin: gutenberg.org

The reader will enjoy a good story and come to know a really lovable King.

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of the chronicler of this history shall obstruct the view; and you may be as fond of her as you like.

The Queen was the head of Jingalese society, and of its charities as well. Her influence was enormous: at a mere word from her organizations sprang into being. Without any Acts of Parliament to control or guide them--merely at the delicately expressed wish of her Majesty--thousands of charming, wealthy, and influential women would waste spare hour upon hour and expend small fortunes of pocket-money in keeping uncomfortable things comfortably going in their accustomed grooves. It was calculated that the Queen's patronage had the immediate effect of trebling the subscription list of any charity, while the mere withdrawal of her name spelt bankruptcy. Her Majesty was patron to forty-nine charities and subscribed to all of them. For the five largest she appeared annually on a crimson-covered platform, insuring thereby a large supply of silk purses containing contributions, and a full report in the press o

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