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The Princess Aline

The Princess Aline by Richard Harding Davis
By: (1864-1916)

Morton Carlton, an easy-going, rich young artist, has never taken the concepts of love and marriage all that seriously -- until by accident a copy of an English illustrated paper falls into his hands, which contains a photograph of the young Princess Aline of Hohenwald. Instantly, Carlton is captivated by the princess, and decides that he must meet her. But how to get close to a princess, who lives in a small German duchy well protected by guards and etiquette?

Carlton decides to travel to Europe and try his luck...

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H. R. H. the Princess Aline of Hohenwald came into the life of Morton Carlton or "Morney" Carlton, as men called him of New York city, when that young gentleman's affairs and affections were best suited to receive her. Had she made her appearance three years sooner or three years later, it is quite probable that she would have passed on out of his life with no more recognition from him than would have been expressed in a look of admiring curiosity.

But coming when she did, when his time and heart were both unoccupied, she had an influence upon young Mr. Carlton which led him into doing several wise and many foolish things, and which remained with him always. Carlton had reached a point in his life, and very early in his life, when he could afford to sit at ease and look back with modest satisfaction to what he had forced himself to do, and forward with pleasurable anticipations to whatsoever he might choose to do in the future. The world had appreciated what he had done, and had put much to his credit, and he was prepared to draw upon this grandly... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - February 5, 2014
Subject: Really enjoyed it
Enjoyed this story. A great reminder not to be so engrossed in what we wish to have that we are blinded to what we do have. Excellent!

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