Produced by Steven desJardins and Distributed Proofreaders THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWK _A ROMANCE OF THE XVIIth CENTURY_ BY THE BARONESS ORCZY _November, 1909_ CONTENTS PART I CHAPTER I. THE HOUSE OF A KENTISH SQUIRE II. ON A JULY AFTERNOON III. THE EXILE IV. GRINDING POVERTY V. THE LEGAL ASPECT VI. UNDER THE SHADOW OF
Scanned by firstname.lastname@example.org Proofread by LMShaf@aol.com The Elusive Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy Contents I. Paris: 1793 II. A Retrospect III. Ex-Ambassador Chauvelin IV. The Richmond Gala V. Sir Percy and His Lady VI. For the Poor of Paris VII. Premonition VIII. The Invitation IX. Demoiselle Candeille X. Lady Blakeney’s Rout XI. The Challenge XII. Time
I will repay. By Baroness Orczy. PROLOGUE. I Paris: 1783. “Coward! Coward! Coward!” The words rang out, clear, strident, passionate, in a crescendo of agonised humiliation. The boy, quivering with rage, had sprung to his feet, and, losing his balance, he fell forward clutching at the table, whilst with a convulsive movement of the lids,
EL DORADO by Baroness Orczy FOREWORD There has of late years crept so much confusion into the mind of the student as well as of the general reader as to the identity of the Scarlet Pimpernel with that of the Gascon Royalist plotter known to history as the Baron de Batz, that the time seems
Produced by Jim Tinsley FOREWORD In presenting this engaging rogue to my readers, I feel that I owe them, if not an apology, at least an explanation for this attempt at enlisting sympathy in favour of a man who has little to recommend him save his own unconscious humour. In very truth my good friend
Contents I. PARIS: SEPTEMBER, 1792 II. DOVER: “THE FISHERMAN’S REST” III. THE REFUGEES IV. THE LEAGUE OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL V. MARGUERITE VI. AN EXQUISITE OF ’92 VII. THE SECRET ORCHARD VIII. THE ACCREDITED AGENT IX. THE OUTRAGE X. IN THE OPERA BOX XI. LORD GRENVILLE’S BALL XII. THE SCRAP OF PAPER XIII. EITHER XIV.