Bebee sprang out of bed at daybreak. She was
It seemed a very wonderful thing to be as much as
that—­sixteen—­a woman quite.
A cock was crowing under her ...
If Ouida is now remembered at all, three-quarters of a century after her death, it is probably only as the author of Under Two Flags (1867). Even that small measure of fame owes something to the drama...
Sensational, romantic, sentimental, and eccentric as her self-coined name "Ouida" would indicate, Marie Louise de la Ramée must surely have envisioned for herself a more prominent position amon...