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

Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1878
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,177 / 274 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.9
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 507
Added to site: 2008.10.22
mnybks.net#: 22442
Genre: Periodical
Excerpt

talian and Dalmatian captains who are compelled to pass them. Stealing through an aquatic town of this kind at midnight, with the millers all holding out their lanterns, with the steamer's bell ringing violently, and with rough voices crying out words of caution in at least four languages, produces a curious if not a comical effect on him who has the experience for the first time.

[Illustration: FISHERMEN'S HUTS ON THE DANUBE.]

Peaceable as the upper Danube shores look, Arcadian as seems the simplicity of their populations, the people are torn by contending passions, and are watched by the lynx-eyed authorities of two or three governments. The agents of the Omladina, the mysterious society which interests itself in the propagation of Pan-slavism, have numerous powerful stations in the Austrian towns, and do much to discontent the Slavic subjects of Francis Joseph with the rule of the Hapsburgs. There have also been instances of conspiracy against the Obrenovich dynasty, now in power in

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

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

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Lindsay Cross
Lindsay Cross, who is wedded to a military man herself, is the award-winning author of the Men of Mercy series. Today she talks about what it is that appeals to her about military heroes and what makes her characters so relatable.
Read full interview...