Long Live the King!

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Houghton Mifflin, 1917 - Historical fiction - 485 pages
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Ten-year-old prince of a European monarchy derives fun from foreign intrigue and his cousin's love affair.

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User Review  - DWWilkin - LibraryThing

Well worth the effort to find and read. it's free as well. A Ruritanian Romance that was recommended to me. I am on a writing kick to create some Ruritanian fiction. The book opens with the tale ... Read full review

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Page 301 - Fifteen men on a dead man's chest, Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum; Drink and the Devil had done for the rest, Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum.
Page 7 - Hugli, in a short skirt, a black velvet bodice, and a white apron, with two yellow braids over her shoulders, was listening with all the coyness of forty years and six children at home to the love-making of a man in a false black beard. The Archduchess, sitting well back, was nodding.
Page 86 - Although the season was early spring and there was more than a hint of winter in the air, the Scenic Railway, he perceived, was already open for business.
Page 363 - A man with a handkerchief tied over the lower half of his face mounted the shoulders of two companions, and harangued the crowd.
Page 316 - In all the years he had known her she had never been reckless.
Page 96 - As her eyes grew accustomed to the darkness she saw that there was some one below, under the trees.

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