By Order Of The Czar; The Tragic Story Of Anna Klosstock, Queen Of The Ghetto

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJoseph Hatton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890* edition. Excerpt: ... but he could not help it; and he was very much interested when the hostess ventured to introduce his Excellency Signor Ferrari to the illustrious statesman. Why Ferrari was his Excellency did not transpire, but Lady Forsyth was lavish with courteous titles and complimentary distinctions. The name of Ferrari set the statesman's mind travelling from America to Italy; but Ferrari promptly turned the conversation to the Russian news of the day, with its startling details of a military conspiracy just unearthed by the police and developing extraordinary ramifications. Ferrari, considering that he referred to himself as an old-fashioned loyalist, did not seem to speak of the affair with very great regret; he even said that it might be a good thing to bring the Young Russian agitation to a head, so that once for all Europe should be relieved of the everlasting threat of a great Russian upheaval. The famous statesman replied with both frankness and caution, expressing sympathy with the Czar, but at the same time regretting that the Emperor did not see his way to give his people a Constitution. Oddly enough, the next day all this, and much more, appeared as the result of an informal chat at a dinner-party with an illustrious statesman, and was quoted in a London evening paper. Little Lomas had thus easily capitalised his excursion from Brixton to Gower Street; and what did he care about the protest of a high-minded London journal against the publication of private conversation? Or for that matter, what did anybody else care? L&dy Forsyth might well be proud of her afternoons, of the one under notice in particular. The Hon. Member for Blodgetts-in-the-Marsh brought his wife, who is supposed to inspire the smartest of personal articles in his...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890* edition. Excerpt: ... but he could not help it; and he was very much interested when the hostess ventured to introduce his Excellen...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217452167

ISBN - 13:9780217452168

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