W M Thackeray

The Rose and the Ring (Paperback)

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The Rose and The Ring is a satirical work of fiction that criticises, to some extent, the attitudes of the monarchy and those at the top of society and challenges their ideals of beauty and marriage. Set in the fictional countries of Paflagonia and Crim Tartary, the story revolves around the lives and fortunes of four young royal cousins, Princesses Angelica and Rosalba, and Princes Bulbo and Giglio.This is Valoroso XXIV., King of Paflagonia, seated with his Queen and only child at their royal breakfast-table, and receiving the letter which announces to His Majesty a proposed visit from Prince Bulbo, heir of Padella, reigning King of Crim Tartary. Remark the delight upon the monarch's royal features. He is so absorbed in the perusal of the King of Crim Tartary's letter, that he allows his eggs to get cold, and leaves his august muffins untasted.'What! that wicked, brave, delightful Prince Bulbo!' cries Princess Angelica; 'so handsome, so accomplished, so witty-the conqueror of Rimbombamento, where he slew ten thousand giants!''Who told you of him, my dear?' asks His Majesty.'A little bird, ' says Angelica.'Poor Giglio!' says mamma, pouring out the tea.'Bother Giglio!' cries Angelica, tossing up her head, which rustled with a thousand curl-papers.'I wish, ' growls the King-'I wish Giglio was...''Was better? Yes, dear, he is better, ' says the Queen. 'Angelica's little maid, Betsinda, told me so when she came to my room this morning with my early tea.''You are always drinking tea, ' said the monarch, with a sc

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The Rose and The Ring is a satirical work of fiction that criticises, to some extent, the attitudes of the monarchy and those at the top of society and challenges their ideals of beauty and marriage. Set in the fictional countries of Paflagonia and Crim Tartary, the story revolves around the lives and fortunes of four young royal cousins, Princesses Angelica and Rosalba, and Princes Bulbo and Giglio.This is Valoroso XXIV., King of Paflagonia, seated with his Queen and only child at their royal breakfast-table, and receiving the letter which announces to His Majesty a proposed visit from Prince Bulbo, heir of Padella, reigning King of Crim Tartary. Remark the delight upon the monarch's royal features. He is so absorbed in the perusal of the King of Crim Tartary's letter, that he allows his eggs to get cold, and leaves his august muffins untasted.'What! that wicked, brave, delightful Prince Bulbo!' cries Princess Angelica; 'so handsome, so accomplished, so witty-the conqueror of Rimbombamento, where he slew ten thousand giants!''Who told you of him, my dear?' asks His Majesty.'A little bird, ' says Angelica.'Poor Giglio!' says mamma, pouring out the tea.'Bother Giglio!' cries Angelica, tossing up her head, which rustled with a thousand curl-papers.'I wish, ' growls the King-'I wish Giglio was...''Was better? Yes, dear, he is better, ' says the Queen. 'Angelica's little maid, Betsinda, told me so when she came to my room this morning with my early tea.''You are always drinking tea, ' said the monarch, with a scThe Rose and the Ring (Paperback)

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Publisher
Independently Published
Book Format
Paperback
Number of Pages
112
Author
W M Thackeray
Publication Date
March, 2020
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
9.00 x 6.00 x 1.50 Inches

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