Keywords: 1701-1766 -- fiction

The Lion's Skin

The Lion's Skin

Rafael Sabatini

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THE LIONS SKIN By Rafael Sabatini CHAPTER I. THE FANATIC Mr. Caryll, lately from Rome, stood by the window, looking out over the rainswept, steaming quays to Notre Dame on the island yonder. Overhead rolled and crackled the artillery of an April thunderstorm, and Mr. Caryll, looking out upon Paris in her shroud of rain, under her pall of thundercloud, felt himself at harmony with Nature. Over his heart, too, the gloom of storm was lowering, just as in his heart it was still little more than ...

Keywords: 1701-1766 -- Fiction Great Britain -- History -- James III