REGINALD IN RUSSIA by SAKI (H. H. MUNRO)
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Reginald in Russia
The Reticence of Lady Anne
The Lost Sanjak
The Sex That Doesn't Shop
The Blood-Feud of Toad-Water
A Young Turkish Catastrophe
Judkin of the Parcels
The Saint and the Goblin
The Soul of Laploshka
The Baker's Dozen
REGINALD IN RUSSIA
Reginald sat in a corner of the Princess's salon and tried
to forgive the furniture, which started out with an obvious
intention of being Louis Quinze, but relapsed at frequent
intervals into Wilhelm II.
He classified the Princess with that distinct type of
woman that looks as if it habitually went out to feed hens
in the rain.
Her name was Olga; she kept what she hoped and believed to
be a fox-terrier, and professed what she thought were
Socialist opinions. It is not necessar . . .