Keywords: nobility -- fiction

Something New

Something New


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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SOMETHING NEW by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse CHAPTER I The sunshine of a fair Spring morning fell graciously on London town. Out in Piccadilly its heartening warmth seemed to infuse into traffic and pedestrians alike a novel jauntiness, so that bus drivers jested and even the lips of chauffeurs uncurled into not unkindly smiles. Policemen whistled at their postsclerks, on their way to work beggars approached the task of trying to persuade perfect strangers to bear the burden of their maintenance ...

Keywords: Blandings Castle (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction Humorous stories Nobility -- Fiction Shropshire (England) -- Fiction
The Research Magnificent

The Research Magnificent


Herbert George Wells

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THE RESEARCH MAGNIFICENT by H. G. Wells THE PRELUDE ON FEAR AND ARISTOCRACY 1 The story of William Porphyry Benham is the story of a man who was led into adventure by an idea. It was an idea that took possession of his imagination quite early in life, it grew with him and changed with him, it interwove at last completely with his being. His story is its story. It was traceably germinating in the schoolboy it was manifestly present in his mind at the very last moment of his adventurous life. He ...

Keywords: Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction Nobility -- Fiction
The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentine's Day

The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentine's Day


Walter Scott

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THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH or ST. VALENTINES DAY By Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTORY. The ashes here of murderd kings Beneath my footsteps sleep And yonder lies the scene of death, Where Mary learnd to weep. CAPTAIN MARJORIBANKS. Every quarter of Edinburgh has its own peculiar boast, so that the city together combines within its precincts, if you take the word of the inhabitants on the subject, as much of historical interest as of natural beauty. Our claims in behalf of the Canongate are not the ...

Keywords: 1390-1406 -- Fiction Historical fiction Merchants -- Fiction Nobility -- Fiction Perth (Scotland) -- Fiction Scotland -- History -- Robert III Social classes -- Fiction