The Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist

Tales from the German, Volume II

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1837
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,859 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.7
LoC Categories: AC, PT
Downloads: 439
Added to site: 2010.05.20
mnybks.net#: 27821
Excerpt

y leave, and ask if you have any further commands for me.'

'I have yet one more request, my dear friend,' answered the merchant. 'A captain of Wallenstein's body guards is quartered in the house of my mother-in-law at Sagan, who plays the duke of Friedland on a small scale in the quiet residence of the widow; and, what is still more unfortunate, woos the favor of my sister-in-law after the fashion of a wild Tartar. She very naturally rejects the monster, who has already served under four different masters, has four times changed his religion, and is now, by accident, a catholic; but the refusal has brought her no relief, and he only, who knows how much a bad man may afflict a family upon whom he is quartered, can imagine what the poor women must suffer. On this account they wish to leave all behind them and flee to me at Schweidnitz; and after having delivered up your scholar, you can bring them with you on your return. This writing may serve as your credential.'

'I beg of you to be especially c

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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 Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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 Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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 Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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 Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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 Lichtensteins; The Sorceress; The Anabaptist by Carl Franz van der Velde - 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
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Collected Works of Poe
by Edgar Allan Poe
Dubliners
by James Joyce
The Almost Perfect Murder
by Hulbert Footner
Bliss
by Katherine Mansfield

See more popular titles from this genre.