The Italian Twins

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,935 / 62 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 602
Added to site: 2009.03.29
mnybks.net#: 23787
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

rists, black-hooded Brothers of the Misericordia, and organ-grinders, fruit-sellers, flower-sellers, old people and young, rich and poor, every one eager for the great Easter spectacle to begin.

Teresina found a place for the children and herself on the edge of the crowd, and almost at once there appeared right before their eyes a great black car drawn by four splendid white oxen all garlanded with flowers. This strange black car stopped directly in front of the Cathedral; then from the open door of the Baptistery came a solemn procession, headed by the Archbishop bearing a brazier filled with sacred fire. The procession disappeared within the Cathedral doors, and there was a moment of breathless silence both within the church and without, as the Archbishop lighted the candles on the high altar from the holy fire.

The instant the candles flamed, the choir burst forth in a great swelling chorus. "Glory to God in the highest," they sang, and the bells in the Campanile began to ring as if they had

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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 Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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 Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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 Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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 Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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 Italian Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins - 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.

Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp

See more popular titles from this genre.