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The Lost Prince

By Burnett, Frances Hodgson

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Title: The Lost Prince  
Author: Burnett, Frances Hodgson
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
Historic
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Burnett, F. H. (n.d.). The Lost Prince. Retrieved from http://worldlibrary.net/


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Excerpt: THE NEW LODGERS AT NO. J PHILIBERT PLACE. THERE are many dreary and dingy rows of ugly houses in certain parts of London, but there certainly could not be any row more ugly or dingier than Philibert Place. There were stories that it had once been more attractive, but that had been so long ago that no one remembered the time. It stood back in its gloomy, narrow strips of uncared-for, smoky gardens, whose broken iron railings were supposed to protect it from the surging traffic of a road which was always roaring with the rattle of busses, cabs, drays, and vans, and the passing of people who were shabbily dressed and looked as if they were either going to hard work or coming from it, or hurrying to see if they could find some of it to do to keep themselves from going hungry. The brick fronts of the houses were blackened with smoke, their windows were nearly all dirty and hung with dingy curtains, or had no curtains at all; the strips of ground, which had once been intended to grow flowers in, had been trodden down into bare...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: CHAPTER PAGE -- I THE NEW LODGERS AT NO. 7 PHILIBERT PLACE, j -- II A YOUNG CITIZEN OF THE WORLD n -- III THE LEGEND OF THE LOST PRINCE 2I -- IV THE RAT -- 34 -- V "SILENCE IS STILL THE ORDER" -- 5 j -- VI THE DRILL AND THE SECRET PARTY 65 -- VII "THE LAMP IS LIGHTED!" 35 -- VIII AN EXCITING GAME -- 98 -- IX "IT IS NOT THE GAME" -- Iog -- X THE RAT AND SAMAVIA I2O -- XI "COME WITH ME" -- I32 -- XII "ONLY TWO BOYS" -- 138 -- XIII LORISTAN ATTENDS A DRILL OF THE SQUAD -- AND MARCO MEETS A SAMAVIAN -- I52 -- XIV MARCO DOES NOT ANSWER -- I7 -- XV A SOUND IN A DREAM jgg -- XVI THE RAT TO THE RESCUE -- I95 -- XVII "IT IS A VERY BAD SIGN" 20I -- XVIII "CITIES AND FACES" -- 2C>7 -- XIX "THAT IS ONE!" 2IQ -- XX MARCO GOES TO THE OPERA 233 -- XXI "HELP!" -- XXII THE NIGHT VIGIL -- XXIII THE SILVER HORN -- XXIV "HOW SHALL WE FIND HIM?

 

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