UNDER TWO FLAGS.
“Beauty of the brigades.”
“I don’t say but what he’s difficult
to please with his Tops,” said Mr. Rake, factotum
to the Hon. Bertie Ceci...
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...