No Quarter!

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1890
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,047 / 360 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 399
Added to site: 2011.10.07
mnybks.net#: 30859
Origin: gutenberg.org

An exciting novel covering the historical period between 1640 and 1650, with focus on British politics and society.

Show Excerpt

erado, David Hide! The feminine element was equally paralleled by what may be seen in many "society" gatherings of the present day--virtuous ladies brushing skirts with stage courtesans, and others who figure under the name of "professional beauties," many of them bearing high titles of nobility, but now debasing them.

Henrietta, in her usual way, had a pleasant word and smile for all; more for the men than the women, and sweeter for the younger ones than the old ones. But even to the gilded youth they were not distributed impartially. Handsome Harry Jermyn, hitherto reigning favourite, and having the larger share of them, had reason to suspect that his star was upon the wane, when he saw the Queen's eyes ever and anon turned towards another courtier handsome as himself, with more of youth on his side-- Eustace Trevor. The latter, relieved from his duty as gentleman-usher, had joined the party in the garden. Socially, he had all right to be there. Son of a Welsh knight, he could boast of ances

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 No Quarter! by Captain Mayne Reid - 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 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Emma
by Jane Austen
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux
The Trial
by Franz Kafka
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang

See more popular titles from this genre.