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In the Bishop's Carriage

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.3
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 686
Added to site: 2007.04.28
mnybks.net#: 16726
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Audiobook

Says Alan Dale: "I am rarely aroused by current literature, but this story simply fascinated me. It is glittering, original, and way out of the ordinary."

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on to my hiding-place or they'd have nabbed me before this. After a bit I didn't want to get out, I was so warm and comfortable--and elegant. O Tom, you should have seen your Nance in that coat and in the Bishop's carriage!

First thing I knew, I was dreaming you and I were being married, and you had brass buttons all over you, and I had the cloak all right, but it was a wedding-dress, and the chinchilla was a wormy sort of orange blossoms, and--and I waked when the handle of the door turned and the Bishop got in.

Asleep? That's what! I'd actually been asleep.

And what did I do now?

That's easy--fell asleep again. There wasn't anything else to do. Not really asleep this time, you know; just, just asleep enough to be wide awake to any chance there was in it.

The horses had started, and the carriage was half-way across the street before the Bishop noticed me.

He was a little Bishop, not big and fat and well-kept like the rig, but short and lean, with a little white beard

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2010.01.22
nelliejm
*****

The book begins with a young thief taking refuge in the carriage of a Bishop. From there the tale, told in the form of a narrative by the young thief herself, keeps you interested and wanting more as her life takes interesting twists and turns. A good read.


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