Her Royal Highness

(1914)
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Excerpt from Her Royal Highness: A Romance of the Chancelleries of Europe

A large, square wooden veranda covered by a red and white awning, above a wide Silent sweep of owing river, whose huge rocks, worn smooth through a thousand ages, raised their backs about the stream, a glimpse of green feathery palms and aming scarlet poinsettias On the island Opposite, and beyond the great drab desert, the illimitable waste Of stony, undulating sands stretching away to the infinite, and bathed in the blood-red light Of the dying day.

On the veranda sat a crowd of chattering English men and women of wealth and leisure taking tea. The women were mostly in white muslins, and many wore white sun-helmets though it was December, while the men were mostly in Clean suits of ducks. An orchestra from Italy was playing Musetta's waltz-song from La Boheme, and the same people one meets at the Opera, at supper at the Savoy or the Ritz, were chattering over tea and pastries served by silent footed, dark-faced Nubians in scarlet fezes and long white caftans.

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February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Her Royal Highness: A Romance of the Chancelleries of Europe (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): William le Queux
ISBN: 1-331-01586-3 / 978-1-331-01586-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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August 2016 : Paperback
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Title: Her Royal Highness: A Romance of the Chancelleries of Europe
Author(s): William 1864-1927 Le Queux
ISBN: 1-362-96834-X / 978-1-362-96834-4
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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May 2015 : Paperback
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Title: Her Royal Highness (Perfect Library)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5120-1582-2 / 978-1-5120-1582-9
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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