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The Rose and the Ring

By Thackeray, William Makepeace

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Book Id: WPLBN0000136115
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: The Rose and the Ring  
Author: Thackeray, William Makepeace
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Ebook Library

Excerpt
PRELUDE: It happened that the undersigned spent the last Christmas season in a foreign city where there were many English children. In that city, if you wanted to give a child's party, you could not even get a magic-lantern or buy Twelfth-Night characters— those funny painted pictures of the King, the Queen, the Lover, the Lady, the Dandy, the Captain, and so on—with which our...

Table of Contents
· THE ROSE AND THE RING: A FIRE-SIDE PANTOMIME FOR GREAT AND SMALL CHILDREN. · PRELUDE · I. SHOWS HOW THE ROYAL FAMILY SAT DOWN TO BREAKFAST · II. HOW KING VALOROSO GOT THE CROWN, AND PRINCE GIGLIO WENT WITHOUT. · III. TELLS WHO THE FAIRY BLACKSTICK WAS, AND WHO WERE EVER SO MANY · IV. HOW BLACKSTICK WAS NOT ASKED TO THE PRINCESS ANGELICA'S CHRISTENING. · V. HOW PRINCESS ANGELICA TOOK A LITTLE MAID. · VI. HOW PRINCE GIGLIO BEHAVED HIMSELF. · VII. HOW GIGLIO AND ANGELICA HAD A QUARREL. · VIII. HOW GRUFFANUFF PICKED THE FAIRY RING UP, AND PRINCE BULBO CAME TO COURT. · IX. HOW BETSINDA GOT THE WARMING PAN. · X. HOW KING VALOROSO WAS IN A DREADFUL PASSION. · XI. WHAT GRUFFANUFF DID TO GIGLIO AND BETSINDA. · XII. HOW BETSINDA FLED, AND WHAT BECAME OF HER. · XIII. HOW QUEEN ROSALBA CAME TO THE CASTLE OF THE BOLD COUNT HOGGINARMO. · XIV. WHAT BECAME OF GIGLIO. · XV. WE RETURN TO ROSALBA. · XVI. HOW HEDZOFF RODE BACK AGAIN TO KING GIGLIO. · XVII. HOW A TREMENDOUS BATTLE TOOK PLACE, AND WHO WON IT. · XVIII. HOW THEY ALL JOURNEYED BACK TO THE CAPITAL. · XIX. AND NOW WE COME TO THE LAST SCENE IN THE PANTOMIME.

 

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