Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

In the Days of Queen Victoria

Cover image for


Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,472 / 205 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 788
Added to site: 2011.09.22 30790

A biography and account of the life of Queen Victoria that borders on fan literature.

Show Excerpt

ring a famous doctor, but when he came the Duke was dead. "I could have done nothing else," said the great man, "except to bleed him much more than you have done."

Prince Leopold had come to Sidmouth a day or two earlier, and he went with the Duchess and the Princess to London. The villagers gathered about the carriage to bid a silent farewell to the sorrowful company. Many of them were weeping and their tears flowed still faster when the nurse held the baby up to the carriage window and whispered, "Say good-by to the people;" for the little one waved her hand and patted the glass and sprang up and down in her nurse's arms without the least realization of her loss.

The carriage rolled away, but the people stood watching it until it was out of sight.

"That's the sweetest child in all England," said one woman, wiping her eyes with the corner of her apron, "and now the poor little thing will have no father."

"Did ever you see a man so fond of his child as the Duke?" said another with



Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Bill Carson
Bill Carson creates riveting crime novels that leave readers thinking about life. His first book in the Detective Nick Harland series, Necessary Evils, is no exception, looking at how people handle love, loss, lust, greed and many more. As our author of the day, Carson talks to us about his writing habits, who Detective Nick Harland really is and why John Kane does such horrible things.
Read full interview...