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Title: Index of The Project Gutenberg Works of Arnold Bennett
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WORKS OF

ARNOLD BENNETT



CONTENTS

##  THESE TWAIN

##  DENRY THE AUDACIOUS

##  THE OLD ADAM

##  LILIAN

##  HOW TO LIVE ON 24 HOURS A DAY

##  THE GRAND BABYLON HOTEL

##  LITERARY TASTE

##  THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS

##  THE OLD WIVES' TALE

##  JOURNALISM FOR WOMEN

##  HILDA LESSWAYS

##  A TALE OF THESE DAYS

##  SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE

##  OVER THERE

##  THE REGENT

##  THE ROLL-CALL

##  THE PRETTY LADY

THE TITLE

##  THE AUTHOR'S CRAFT

##  MR. PROHACK

##  HELEN WITH THE HIGH HAND

JUDITH

##  THE HUMAN MACHINE

##  THE PRICE OF LOVE

##  THE CARD

##  MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS, et al

##  TALES OF THE FIVE TOWNS

##  THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE

##  LEONORA

##  LITERARY TASTE HOW TO FORM IT

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

##  THE LION'S SHARE

##  THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND

##  YOUR UNITED STATES

##  HUGO

##  BOOKS AND PERSONS

##  THE GHOST

CLAYHANGER

##  MENTAL EFFICIENCY

##  A GREAT MAN

##  ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS

THE HONEYMOON

A MAN FROM THE NORTH

##  THE LOG OF THE VELSA

##  TERESA OF WATLING STREET

##  THE CITY OF PLEASURE

##  PARIS NIGHTS



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES

THESE TWAIN
BY ARNOLD BENNETT
1915
CONTENTS

BOOK I

THE WOMAN IN THE HOUSE

CHAPTER

    THE HOUSE

    HILDA ON THE STAIRS

    ATTACK AND REPULSE

    THE WORD

    TERTIUS INGPEN

    HUSBAND AND WIFE

    THE TRUCE

    THE FAMILY AT HOME

    THE WEEK-END

    THE ORGREAVE CALAMITY

BOOK II

THE PAST

    LITHOGRAPHY

    DARTMOOR

    THE DEPARTURE

    TAVY MANSION

    THE PRISON

    THE GHOST

BOOK III

EQUILIBRIUM

    GEORGE'S EYES

    AUNTIE HAMPS SENTENCED

    DEATH AND BURIAL

    THE DISCOVERY



THE DEEDS OF DENRY THE AUDACIOUS
By Arnold Bennett
1910

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

    The Dance

    The Widow Hullins's House

    The Pantechnicon

    Wrecking of a Life

    The Mercantile Marine

    His Burglary

    The Rescuer of Dames

    Raising a Wigwam

    The Great Newspaper War

    His Infamy

    In the Alps

    The Supreme Honour



THE OLD ADAM
A STORY OF ADVENTURE
By Arnold Bennett
1913

CONTENTS

PART I

CHAPTER

    Dog-Bite

    The Bank-Note

    Wilkins's

    Entry Into The Theatrical World

    Mr. Sachs Talks

    Lord Woldo And Lady Woldo

PART II

    Corner-stone

    Dealing with Elsie

    The First Night

    Isabel



LILIAN
By Arnold Bennett
1922

CONTENTS.

PART I

    The Girl Alone

    Early Years

    Advice to the Young Beauty

    The Clubman

    The Devotee

    The Telephone

PART II

    The Suicide

    The Malady

    Shut

    The Vizier

    The Martyr

    The Invitation

    The Avowal

    Philosophy of the Grey-Haired

PART III

    In the Hotel

    The Big Yacht

    The Casino

    Chemin de fer

    In the Hills

    The Benefactress

    The Doctor

    Marriage

    The Widow

    The Wreath

PART IV

    The Return

    Miss Grig

    The Lieutenant

    The New Employer

    Layette



HOW TO LIVE ON TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY


by
Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS
  	PREFACE
I   	THE DAILY MIRACLE
II   	THE DESIRE TO EXCEED ONE'S PROGRAMME
III   	PRECAUTIONS BEFORE BEGINNING
IV   	THE CAUSE OF THE TROUBLE
V   	TENNIS AND THE IMMORTAL SOUL
VI   	REMEMBER HUMAN NATURE
VII   	CONTROLLING THE MIND
VIII   	THE REFLECTIVE MOOD
IX   	INTEREST IN THE ARTS
X   	NOTHING IN LIFE IS HUMDRUM
XI   	SERIOUS READING
XII   	DANGERS TO AVOID



THE GRAND BABYLON HÔTEL


By Arnold Bennett



T. Racksole & Daughter



    CONTENTS


    Chapter One.   THE MILLIONAIRE AND THE WAITER

    Chapter Two.   HOW MR RACKSOLE OBTAINED HIS DINNER

    Chapter Three.   AT THREE A.M.

    Chapter Four.   ENTRANCE OF THE PRINCE

    Chapter Five.   WHAT OCCURRED TO REGINALD DIMMOCK

    Chapter Six.   IN THE GOLD ROOM

    Chapter Seven.   NELLA AND THE PRINCE

    Chapter Eight.   ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE BARONESS

    Chapter Nine.   TWO WOMEN AND THE REVOLVER

    Chapter Ten.   AT SEA

    Chapter Eleven.   THE COURT PAWNBROKER

    Chapter Twelve.   ROCCO AND ROOM NO. 111

    Chapter Thirteen.   IN THE STATE BEDROOM

    Chapter Fourteen.   ROCCO ANSWERS SOME QUESTIONS

    Chapter Fifteen.   END OF THE YACHT ADVENTURE

    Chapter Sixteen.   THE WOMAN WITH THE RED HAT

    Chapter Seventeen.   THE RELEASE OF PRINCE EUGEN

    Chapter Eighteen.   IN THE NIGHT-TIME

    Chapter Nineteen.   ROYALTY AT THE GRAND BABYLON

    Chapter Twenty.   MR SAMPSON LEVI BIDS PRINCE EUGEN GOOD MORNING

    Chapter Twenty-One.   THE RETURN OF FÉLIX BABYLON

    Chapter Twenty-Two.   IN THE WINE CELLARS OF THE GRAND BABYLON

    Chapter Twenty-Three.   FURTHER EVENTS IN THE CELLAR

    Chapter Twenty-Four.   THE BOTTLE OF WINE

    Chapter Twenty-Five.   THE STEAM LAUNCH

    Chapter Twenty-Six.   THE NIGHT CHASE AND THE MUDLARK

    Chapter Twenty-Seven.   THE CONFESSION OF MR TOM JACKSON

    Chapter Twenty-Eight.      THE STATE BEDROOM ONCE MORE

    Chapter Twenty-Nine.   THEODORE IS CALLED TO THE RESCUE

    Chapter Thirty.   CONCLUSION



LITERARY TASTE
How To Form It
With Detailed Instructions For Collecting A Complete Library Of English Literature
By Arnold Bennett

CONTENTS

Chapter I — THE AIM

Chapter II — YOUR PARTICULAR CASE

Chapter III — WHY A CLASSIC IS A CLASSIC

Chapter IV — WHERE TO BEGIN

Chapter V — HOW TO READ A CLASSIC

Chapter VI — THE QUESTION OF STYLE

Chapter VII — WRESTLING WITH AN AUTHOR

Chapter VIII — SYSTEM IN READING

Chapter IX — VERSE

Chapter X — BROAD COUNSELS

Chapter XI — AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD I

Chapter XII — AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD II

Chapter XIII — AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD III

Chapter XIV — MENTAL STOCKTAKING



THE GRIM SMILE OF THE FIVE TOWNS


By Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS

The Lion's Share
Baby's Bath
The Silent Brothers
The Nineteenth Hat
Vera's First Christmas Adventure
The Murder of the Mandarin
Vera's Second Christmas Adventure
The Burglary
News of the Engagement
Beginning the New Year
From One Generation to Another
The Death of Simon Fuge
In a New Bottle



THE OLD WIVES’ TALE
By Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS

PREFACE TO THIS EDITION

BOOK I — MRS. BAINES

CHAPTER I — THE SQUARE

CHAPTER II — THE TOOTH

CHAPTER III — A BATTLE

CHAPTER IV — ELEPHANT

CHAPTER V — THE TRAVELLER

CHAPTER VI — ESCAPADE

CHAPTER VII — A DEFEAT


BOOK II — CONSTANCE

CHAPTER I — REVOLUTION

CHAPTER II — CHRISTMAS AND THE FUTURE

CHAPTER III — CYRIL

CHAPTER IV — CRIME

CHAPTER V — ANOTHER CRIME

CHAPTER VI — THE WIDOW

CHAPTER VII — BRICKS AND MORTAR

CHAPTER VIII — THE PROUDEST MOTHER


BOOK III — SOPHIA

CHAPTER I — THE ELOPEMENT

CHAPTER II — SUPPER

CHAPTER III — AN AMBITION SATISFIED

CHAPTER IV — A CRISIS FOR GERALD

CHAPTER V — FEVER

CHAPTER VI — THE SIEGE

CHAPTER VII — SUCCESS


BOOK IV — WHAT LIFE IS

CHAPTER I — FRENSHAM’S

CHAPTER II — THE MEETING

CHAPTER III — TOWARDS HOTEL LIFE

CHAPTER IV — END OF SOPHIA

CHAPTER V — END OF CONSTANCE



JOURNALISM FOR WOMEN
A Practical Guide
By E. A. Bennett
Contents

    The Secret Significance of Journalism
    Imperfections of the existing Woman-Journalist
    The Roads towards Journalism
    The Aspirant
    Style
    The Outside Contributor
    The Search for Copy
    The Art of Corresponding with an Editor
    Notes on the Leading Types of Papers
    "Woman's Sphere" in Journalism
    Conclusion



HILDA LESSWAYS
By
Arnold Bennett
1911
CONTENTS
BOOK I
HER START IN LIFE



I AN EVENT IN MR. SKELLORN'S LIFE
II THE END OF THE SCENE
III MR. CANNON
IV DOMESTICITY INVADED
V MRS. LESSWAYS' SHREWDNESS
VI VICTOR HUGO AND ISAAC PITMAN
VII THE EDITORIAL SECRETARY
VIII JANET ORGREAVE
IX IN THE STREET
X MISS GAILEY IN DECLENSION
XI DISILLUSION
XII THE TELEGRAM
XIII HILDA'S WORLD
XIV TO LONDON

BOOK II
HER RECOVERY



I SIN
II THE LITTLE ROOM
III JOURNEY TO BLEAKRIDGE
IV WITH THE ORGREAVES
V EDWIN CLAYHANGER
VI IN THE GARDEN
VII THE NEXT MEETING

BOOK III
HER BURDEN



I HILDA INDISPENSABLE
II SARAH'S BENEFACTOR
III AT BRIGHTON
IV THE SEA

BOOK IV
HER FALL



I THE GOING CONCERN
II THE UNKNOWN ADVENTURE
III FLORRIE AGAIN

BOOK V
HER DELIVERANCE



I LOUISA UNCONTROLLED
II SOME SECRET HISTORY

BOOK VI

HER PUNISHMENT



I EVENING AT BLEAKRIDGE
II A RENDEZVOUS
III AT THE WORKS
IV THE CALL FROM BRIGHTON
V THURSDAY AFTERNOON
VI MISCHANCE



BURIED ALIVE
A Tale of These Days
BY
ARNOLD BENNETT
1950
CONTENTS

I. THE PUCE DRESSING-GOWN

II. A PAIL

III. THE PHOTOGRAPH

IV. A SCOOP

V. ALICE ON HOTELS

VI. A PUTNEY MORNING

VII. THE CONFESSION

VIII. AN INVASION

IX. A GLOSSY MALE

X. THE SECRET

XI. AN ESCAPE

XII. ALICE'S PERFORMANCES



SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE
A Novel In Three Episodes
By Arnold Bennett
1905


CONTENTS

SACRED AND PROFANE LOVE

PART I — IN THE NIGHT

I

II

III

IV

V

PART II — THREE HUMAN HEARTS

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

PART III — THE VICTORY

I

II

III

IV

V

VI



OVER THERE
War Scenes on the Western Front
By Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS

I The Zone Of Paris

II On The French Front

III Ruins

IV At Grips

V The British Lines

VI The Unique City



THE REGENT
A Five Towns Story Of Adventure In London
By
Arnold Bennett
1913


CONTENTS



PART I

CHAPTER I
CHAPTER II
CHAPTER III
CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER V
CHAPTER VI


PART II

CHAPTER VII
CHAPTER VIII
CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X



THE ROLL-CALL
By
Arnold Bennett


CONTENTS


PART I
CHAP.
I. 	THE NEW LODGING
II. 	MARGUERITE
III. 	THE CHARWOMAN
IV. 	THE LUNCHEON
V. 	THE TEA
VI. 	THE DINNER
VII. 	THE RUPTURE
VIII. 	INSPIRATION
IX. 	COMPETITION
PART II
I. 	THE TRIUMPH
II. 	THE ROLL-CALL
III. 	IN THE MACHINE



[2]
THE PRETTY LADY
A Novel by


Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS


Chapter 1.     THE PROMENADE
Chapter 2.     THE POWER
Chapter 3.     THE FLAT
Chapter 4.     CONFIDENCE
Chapter 5.     OSTEND
Chapter 6.     THE ALBANY
Chapter 7.     FOR THE EMPIRE
Chapter 8.     BOOTS
Chapter 9.     THE CLUB
Chapter 10.    THE MISSION
Chapter 11.    THE TELEGRAM
Chapter 12.    RENDEZVOUS
Chapter 13.    IN COMMITTEE
Chapter 14.    QUEEN
Chapter 15.    EVENING OUT
Chapter 16    THE VIRGIN
Chapter 17.    SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Chapter 18.    THE MYSTIC
Chapter 19.    THE VISIT
Chapter 20.    MASCOT
Chapter 21.    THE LEAVE-TRAIN
[6] Chapter 22.    GETTING ON WITH THE WAR
Chapter 23.    THE CALL
Chapter 24.    THE SOLDIER
Chapter 25.    THE RING
Chapter 26.    THE RETURN
Chapter 27.    THE CLYDE
Chapter 28.    SALOME
Chapter 29.    THE STREETS
Chapter 30.    THE CHILD'S ARM
Chapter 31.    "ROMANCE"
Chapter 32.    MRS. BRAIDING
Chapter 33.    THE ROOF
Chapter 34.    IN THE BOUDOIR
Chapter 35.    QUEEN DEAD
Chapter 36.    COLLAPSE
Chapter 37.    THE INVISIBLE POWERS
Chapter 38.    THE VICTORY
Chapter 39.    IDYLL
Chapter 40.    THE WINDOW
Chapter 41.    THE ENVOY



THE AUTHOR'S CRAFT
By
Arnold Bennett


CONTENTS
PART I.
SEEING LIFE
PART II.
WRITING NOVELS
PART III.
WRITING PLAYS
PART IV.
THE ARTIST AND THE PUBLIC



MR. PROHACK
By
Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS



CHAPTER

I
	THE NEW POOR
II
	FROM THE DEAD
III
	THE LAW
IV
	EVE'S HEADACHE
V
	CHARLIE
VI
	SISSIE
VII
	THE SYMPATHETIC QUACK
VIII
	SISSIE'S BUSINESS
IX
	COLLISION
X
	THE THEORY OF IDLENESS
XI
	NEURASTHENIA CURED
XII
	THE PRACTICE OF IDLENESS
XIII
	FURTHER IDLENESS
XIV
	END OF AN IDLE DAY
XV
	THE HEAVY FATHER
XVI
	TRANSFER OF MIMI
XVII
	ROMANCE
XVIII
	A HOMELESS NIGHT
XIX
	THE RECEPTION
XX
	THE SILENT TOWER
XXI
	EVE'S MARTYRDOM
XXII
	MR. PROHACK'S TRIUMPH
XXIII
	THE YACHT



HELEN WITH THE HIGH HAND
by Arnold Bennett

CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
CHAPTER II
CHAPTER III
CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER V
CHAPTER VI
CHAPTER VII
CHAPTER VIII
CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X
CHAPTER XI
CHAPTER XII
CHAPTER XIII
CHAPTER XIV
CHAPTER XV
CHAPTER XVI
CHAPTER XVII
CHAPTER XVIII
CHAPTER XIX
CHAPTER XX
CHAPTER XXI
CHAPTER XXII
CHAPTER XXIII
CHAPTER XXIV
CHAPTER XXV
CHAPTER XXVI
CHAPTER XXVII



THE
HUMAN MACHINE
By
Arnold Bennett


CONTENTS


    TAKING ONESELF FOR GRANTED
    AMATEURS IN THE ART OF LIVING
    THE BRAIN AS A GENTLEMAN-AT-LARGE
    THE FIRST PRACTICAL STEP
    HABIT-FORMING BY CONCENTRATION
    LORD OVER THE NODDLE
    WHAT 'LIVING' CHIEFLY IS
    THE DAILY FRICTION
    'FIRE!'
    MISCHIEVOUSLY OVERWORKING IT
    AN INTERLUDE
    AN INTEREST IN LIFE
    SUCCESS AND FAILURE
    A MAN AND HIS ENVIRONMENT
    L.S.D.
    REASON, REASON!



THE PRICE OF LOVE
A TALE
By
Arnold Bennett
1914
CONTENTS


CHAPTER I.
MONEY IN THE HOUSE
CHAPTER II.
LOUIS' DISCOVERY
CHAPTER III.
THE FEAST
CHAPTER IV.
IN THE NIGHT
CHAPTER V.
NEWS OF THE NIGHT
CHAPTER VI.
THEORIES OF THE THEFT
CHAPTER VII.
THE CINEMA
CHAPTER VIII.
END AND BEGINNING
CHAPTER IX.
THE MARRIED WOMAN
CHAPTER X.
THE CHASM
CHAPTER XI.
JULIAN'S DOCUMENT
CHAPTER XII.
RUNAWAY HORSES
CHAPTER XIII.
DEAD-LOCK
CHAPTER XIV.
THE MARKET
CHAPTER XV.
THE CHANGED MAN
CHAPTER XVI.
THE LETTER
CHAPTER XVII.
IN THE MONASTERY
CHAPTER XVIII.
MRS. TAMS'S STRANGE BEHAVIOUR
CHAPTER XIX.
RACHEL AND MR. HORROCLEAVE



The Card
Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS
CHAP. 	PAGE
I. THE DANCE 	7
II. THE WIDOW HULLINS'S HOUSE 	27
III. THE PANTECHNICON 	48
IV. WRECKING OF A LIFE 	71
V. THE MERCANTILE MARINE 	89
VI. HIS BURGLARY 	112
VII. THE RESCUER OF DAMES 	132
VIII. RAISING A WIGWAM 	153
IX. THE GREAT NEWSPAPER WAR 	177
X. HIS INFAMY 	196
XI. IN THE ALPS 	218
XII. THE SUPREME HONOUR 	240



THE MATADOR
OF THE FIVE TOWNS
AND OTHER STORIES
By Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS


TRAGIC

    THE MATADOR OF THE FIVE TOWNS
    MIMI
    THE SUPREME ILLUSION
    THE LETTER AND THE LIE
    THE GLIMPSE

FROLIC

    JOCK-AT-A-VENTURE
    THE HEROISM OF THOMAS CHADWICK
    UNDER THE CLOCK
    THREE EPISODES IN THE LIFE OF MR COWLISHAW, DENTIST
    CATCHING THE TRAIN
    THE WIDOW OF THE BALCONY
    THE CAT AND CUPID
    THE FORTUNE-TELLER
    THE LONG-LOST UNCLE
    THE TIGHT HAND
    WHY THE CLOCK STOPPED
    HOT POTATOES
    HALF-A-SOVEREIGN
    THE BLUE SUIT
    THE TIGER AND THE BABY
    THE REVOLVER
    AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE



TALES
OF THE FIVE TOWNS
By
Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS

PART I
AT HOME

HIS WORSHIP THE GOOSEDRIVER

THE ELIXIR OF YOUTH

MARY WITH THE HIGH HAND

THE DOG

A FEUD

PHANTOM

TIDDY-FOL-LOL

THE IDIOT

PART II
ABROAD

THE HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY

THE SISTERS QITA

NOCTURNE AT THE MAJESTIC

CLARICE OF THE AUTUMN CONCERTS

A LETTER HOME

THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE
By Arnold Bennett



CONTENTS

THE PLAIN MAN AND HIS WIFE

I - ALL MEANS AND NO END

II - THE TASTE FOR PLEASURE

III - THE RISKS OF LIFE

IV - IN HER PLACE



LEONORA
A NOVEL
By Arnold Bennett

CONTENTS

II. MESHACH AND HANNAH

IV. AN INTIMACY

VI. COMIC OPERA

VIII. THE DANCE

X. IN THE GARDEN

XII. IN LONDON



LITERARY TASTE
HOW TO FORM IT
WITH DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS FOR
COLLECTING A COMPLETE LIBRARY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
By
Arnold Bennett

[pg v]
CONTENTS

CHAPTER I

THE AIM    1

CHAPTER II

YOUR PARTICULAR CASE    9

CHAPTER III

WHY A CLASSIC IS A CLASSIC    18

CHAPTER IV

WHERE TO BEGIN    26
[pg vi]

CHAPTER V

HOW TO READ A CLASSIC    34

CHAPTER VI

THE QUESTION OF STYLE    43

CHAPTER VII

WRESTLING WITH AN AUTHOR    59

CHAPTER VIII

SYSTEM IN READING    68

CHAPTER IX

VERSE    76

CHAPTER X

BROAD COUNSELS    91
[pg vii]

CHAPTER XI

AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD I    99

CHAPTER XII

AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD II    108

CHAPTER XIII

AN ENGLISH LIBRARY: PERIOD III    114

CHAPTER XIV

MENTAL STOCKTAKING    127



THE LION'S SHARE

By
Arnold Bennett
1916
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
1. 	MISS INGATE, AND THE YACHT
2. 	THE THIEF’S PLAN WRECKED
3. 	THE LEGACY
4. 	MR. FOULGER
5. 	THE DEAD HAND
6. 	THE YOUNG WIDOW
7. 	THE CIGARETTE GIRL
8. 	EXPLOITATION OF WIDOWHOOD
9. 	LIFE IN PARIS
10. 	FANCY DRESS
11. 	A POLITICAL REFUGEE
12. 	WIDOWHOOD IN THE STUDIO
13. 	THE SWOON
14. 	MISS INGATE POINTS OUT THE DOOR
15. 	THE RIGHT BANK
16. 	ROBES
17. 	SOIRÉE
18. 	A DECISION
19. 	THE BOUDOIR
20. 	PAGET GARDENS
21. 	JANE
22. 	THE DETECTIVE
23. 	THE BLUE CITY
24. 	THE SPATTS
25. 	THE MUTE
26. 	NOCTURNE
27. 	IN THE GARDEN
28. 	ENCOUNTER
29. 	FLIGHT
30. 	ARIADNE
31. 	THE NOSTRUM
32. 	BY THE BINNACLE
33. 	AGUILAR’S DOUBLE LIFE
34. 	THE TANK-ROOM
35. 	THE THIRD SORT OF WOMAN
36. 	IN THE DINGHY
37. 	AFLOAT
38. 	IN THE UNIVERSE
39. 	THE IMMINENT DRIVE
40. 	GENIUS AT BAY
41. 	FINANCIAL NEWS
42. 	INTERVAL
43. 	ENTR’ACTE
44. 	END OF THE CONCERT
45. 	STRANGE RESULT OF A QUARREL
46. 	AN EPILOGUE



THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND
A CHRISTMAS BOOK
BY
ARNOLD BENNETT
1911
CONTENTS:

THE FACT
THE REASON
THE SOLSTICE AND GOODWILL
THE APPOSITENESS OF CHRISTMAS
DEFENCE OF FEASTING
TO REVITALIZE THE FESTIVAL
THE GIFT OF ONESELF
THE FEAST OF ST. FRIEND
THE REACTION
ON THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR



YOUR
UNITED STATES

IMPRESSIONS OF A FIRST VISIT



By
Arnold Bennett


Illustrated By
Frank Craig
1912
CONTENTS

I. THE FIRST NIGHT
II. STREETS
III. THE CAPITOL AND OTHER SITES
IV. SOME ORGANIZATIONS
V. TRANSIT AND HOTELS
VI. SPORT AND THE THEATER
VII. EDUCATION AND ART
VIII. CITIZENS

ILLUSTRATIONS

THE GLORY OF FIFTH AVENUE INSPIRES EVEN THOSE ON FOOT
DISEMBARKING AT NEW YORK
THE DOWN-TOWN BROADWAY OF CROWDED SKY-SCRAPERS
BROADWAY ON ELECTION NIGHT
A BUSY DAY ON THE CURB MARKET
A WELL-KNOWN WALL STREET CHARACTER
THE SKY-SCRAPERS OF LOWER NEW YORK AT NIGHT
A WINTER MORNING IN LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO
A RIVER-FRONT HARMONY IN BLACK AND WHITE—CHICAGO
THE APPROACH TO THE CAPITOL
ON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE
ON THE STEPS OF THE PORTICO—THE CAPITOL
UNDER THE GREAT DOME OF THE CAPITOL
THE PROMENADE—CITY POINT, BOSTON
THE BOSTON YACHT CLUB—OVERLOOKING THE HARBOR
AT MORN POURING CONFIDENCES INTO HER TELEPHONE
LUNCHEON IN A DOWN-TOWN CLUB
A YOUNG WOMAN WAS JUST FINISHING A FLORID SONG
ABSORBED IN THAT WONDROUS SATISFYING HOBBY
IN THE PARLOR-CAR
BREAKFAST EN ROUTE
IN THE SUBWAY ONE ENCOUNTERS AN INSISTENT, HURRYING STREAM
THE STRAP-HANGERS
THE PASSENGERS ON THE ELEVATED AT NIGHT ARE ODDLY ASSORTED
THE RESTAURANT OF A GREAT HOTEL IS BUT ONE FEATURE OF ITS SPLENDOR
THE HORSE-SHOWS ARE WONDROUS DISPLAYS OF FASHION
THE SENSE OF A MIGHTY AND CULMINATING EVENT SHARPENED THE AIR
THE VICTORS LEAVING THE FIELD
UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS—UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
MITCHELL TOWER AND HUTCHINSON COMMONS—UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
PART OF THE DAILY ROUND OF THE INDOMITABLE NEW YORK WOMAN
THE ASTOUNDING POPULOUSNESS OF THE EAST SIDE



HUGO
A FANTASIA ON MODERN THEMES
By
Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS

PART I
THE SEALED ROOMS
I. 	THE DOME
II. 	THE ESTABLISHMENT
III. 	HUGO EXPLAINS HIMSELF
IV. 	CAMILLA
V. 	A STORY AND A DISAPPEARANCE
VI. 	A LAPSE FROM AN IDEAL
VII. 	POSSIBLE ESCAPE OF SECRETS
VIII. 	ORANGE-BLOSSOM
IX. 	'WHICH?'
X. 	THE COFFIN
PART II
THE PHONOGRAPH
XI. 	SALE
XII. 	SAFE DEPOSIT
XIII. 	MR. GALPIN
XIV. 	TEA
XV. 	RAVENGAR IN CAPTIVITY
XVI. 	BURGLARS
XVII. 	POLYCARP AND HAWKE'S MAN
XVIII. 	HUSBAND AND WIFE
XIX. 	WHAT THE PHONOGRAPH SAID
PART III
THE TOMB
XX. 	'ARE YOU THERE?'
XXI. 	SUICIDE
XXII. 	DARCY
XXIII. 	FIRST TRIUMPH OF SIMON
XXIV. 	THE LODGING-HOUSE
XXV. 	CHLOROFORM
XXVI. 	SECOND TRIUMPH OF SIMON
XXVII. 	THE CEMETERY
XXVIII. 	BEAUTY



BOOKS AND PERSONS
BEING COMMENTS ON A
PAST EPOCH
1908-1911
By
Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS
PREFATORY NOTE
1908
WILFRED WHITTEN'S PROSE
UGLINESS IN FICTION
LETTERS OF QUEEN VICTORIA
FRENCH PUBLISHERS
WORDSWORTH'S SINGLE LINES
NOVELISTS AND AGENTS
THE NOVEL OF THE SEASON
GERMAN EXPANSION
THE BOOK-BUYER
JOSEPH CONRAD & THE ATHENÆUM
THE PROFESSORS
MRS. HUMPHRY WARD'S HEROINES
W.W. JACOBS AND ARISTOPHANES
KENNETH GRAHAME
ANATOLE FRANCE
INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY
MALLARMÉ, BAZIN, SWINBURNE
THE RUINED SEASON
1909
ECCE HOMO
HENRY OSPOVAT
FRENCH AND BRITISH ACADEMIES
POE AND THE SHORT STORY
MIDDLE-CLASS
THE POTENTIAL PUBLIC
H.G. WELLS
TCHEHKOFF
THE SURREY LABOURER
SWINBURNE
THE SEVENPENNIES
MEREDITH
ST. JOHN HANKIN
UNCLEAN BOOKS
LOVE POETRY
TROLLOPE'S METHODS
CHESTERTON AND LUCAS
OFFICIAL RECOGNITION OF POETRY
ARTISTS AND CRITICS
RUDYARD KIPLING
CENSORSHIP BY THE LIBRARIES
1910
CENSORSHIP BY THE LIBRARIES
BRIEUX
C.E. MONTAGUE
PUBLISHERS AND AUTHORS
TOURGENIEV AND DOSTOIEVSKY
JOHN GALSWORTHY
SUPPRESSIONS IN "DE PROFUNDIS"
HOLIDAY READING
THE BRITISH ACADEMY OF LETTERS
UNFINISHED PERUSALS
MR. A.C. BENSON
THE LITERARY PERIODICAL
THE LENGTH OF NOVELS
ARTISTS AND MONEY
HENRI BECQUE
HENRY JAMES
ENGLISH LITERARY CRITICISM
MRS. ELINOR GLYN
W.H. HUDSON
NEO-IMPRESSIONISM AND LITERATURE
1911
BOOKS OF THE YEAR
"THE NEW MACHIAVELLI"
SUCCESS IN JOURNALISM
MARGUERITE AUDOUX
JOHN MASEFIELD
LECTURES AND STATE PERFORMANCES
A PLAY OF TCHEHKOFF'S
SEA AND SLAUGHTER
A BOOK IN A RAILWAY ACCIDENT
"FICTION" AND "LITERATURE"


INDEX



THE GHOST
A Modern Fantasy



By
Arnold Bennett
1911
CONTENTS
  	  	CHAPTER 	PAGE

I. 	  	My Splendid Cousin 	1
II. 	  	At The Opera 	15
III. 	  	The Cry of Alresca 	37
IV. 	  	Rosa's Summons 	53
V. 	  	The Dagger and the Man 	69
VI. 	  	Alresca's Fate 	97
VII. 	  	The Vigil by the Bier 	122
VIII. 	  	The Message 	134
IX. 	  	The Train 	150
X. 	  	The Steamer 	172
XI. 	  	A Chat with Rosa 	196
XII. 	  	Egg-and-milk 	210
XIII. 	  	The Portrait 	224
XIV. 	  	The Villa 	237
XV. 	  	The Sheath of the Dagger 	249
XVI. 	  	The Thing in the Chair 	260
XVII. 	  	The Menace 	273
XVIII. 	  	The Struggle 	286
XIX. 	  	The Intercession 	298



MENTAL EFFICIENCY
AND OTHER HINTS
TO
MEN AND WOMEN
By
Arnold Bennett
1911
CONTENTS

  	  	Page
I. 	Mental Efficiency 	7
  	The Appeal 	7
  	The Replies 	13
  	The Cure 	19
  	Mental Calisthenics 	24
II. 	Expressing One's Individuality 	32
III. 	Breaking with the Past 	39
IV. 	Settling Down in Life 	45
V. 	Marriage 	53
  	The Duty of It 	53
  	The Adventure of It 	59
  	The Two Ways of It 	65
VI. 	Books 	72
  	The Physical Side 	72
  	The Philosophy of Book Buying 	78
VII. 	Success 	84
  	Candid Remarks 	84
  	The Successful and the Unsuccessful 	91
  	The Inwardness of Success 	97
VIII. 	The Petty Artificialities 	104
IX. 	The Secret of Content 	112



A GREAT MAN
A FROLIC
By
Arnold Bennett
1904
CONTENTS

    CHAPTER
          I.  HIS BIRTH
         II.  TOM
        III.  HIS CHRISTENING
         IV.  AGED TWELVE
          V.  MARRONS GLACÉS
         VI.  A CALAMITY FOR THE SCHOOL
        VII.  CONTAGIOUS
       VIII.  CREATIVE
         IX.  SPRING ONIONS
          X.  MARK SNYDER
         XI.  SATIN
        XII.  HIS FAME
       XIII.  A LION IN HIS LAIR
        XIV.  HER NAME WAS GERALDINE
         XV.  HIS TERRIBLE QUANDARY
        XVI.  DURING THE TEA-MEETING
       XVII.  A NOVELIST IN A BOX
    [Pg viii]  XVIII.  HIS JACK-HORNERISM
        XIX.  HE JUSTIFIES HIS FATHER
         XX.  PRESS AND PUBLIC
        XXI.  PLAYING THE NEW GAME
       XXII.  HE LEARNS MORE ABOUT WOMEN
      XXIII.  SEPARATION
       XXIV.  COSETTE
        XXV.  THE RAKE'S PROGRESS
       XXVI.  THE NEW LIFE
      XXVII.  HE IS NOT NERVOUS
     XXVIII.  HE SHORTENS HIS NAME
       XXIX.  THE PRESIDENT



ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS
By Arnold Bennett
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I.   	THE KINDLING OF LOVE
II.   	THE MISER'S DAUGHTER
III.   	THE BIRTHDAY
IV.   	A VISIT
V.   	THE REVIVAL
VI.   	WILLIE
VII.   	THE SEWING MEETING
VIII.   	ON THE BANK
IX.   	THE TREAT
X.   	THE ISLE
XI.   	THE DOWNFALL
XII.   	AT THE PRIORY
XIII.   	THE BAZAAR
XIV.   	END OF A SIMPLE SOUL



FROM THE LOG OF THE VELSA
By Arnold Bennett
Pictures By E. A. Rickards
And A Frontispiece By The Author
1914
CONTENTS

FROM THE LOG OF THE VELSA

PART I HOLLAND

CHAPTER I—VOYAGING ON THE CANALS

CHAPTER II—DUTCH LEISURE

CHAPTER III—DUTCH WORK

CHAPTER IV—THE ZUYDER ZEE

CHAPTER V—SOME TOWNS

CHAPTER VI—MUSEUMS


PART II—THE BALTIC

CHAPTER VII—THE YACHT I LOST

CHAPTER VIII—BALTIC COMMUNITIES

CHAPTER IX—A day’s SAIL


PART III COPENHAGEN

CHAPTER X—THE DANISH CAPITAL

CHAPTER XI—CAFÉS AND RESTAURANTS

CHAPTER XII—ARISTOCRACY AND ART

CHAPTER XIII—THE RETURN


PART IV—ON THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH COAST

CHAPTER XIV—FOLKESTONE TO BOULOGNE

CHAPTER XV—TO BELGIUM

CHAPTER XVI—BRUGES


PART V—EAST ANGLIAN ESTUARIES

CHAPTER XVII EAST ANGLIA

CHAPTER XVIII—IN SUFFOLK

CHAPTER XIX—THE INCOMPARABLE BLACKWATER



TERESA OF WATLING STREET
A Fantasia On Modern Themes
By Arnold Bennett
With Eight Illustrations By Frank Gillett
1904
CONTENTS

TERESA OF WATLING STREET

CHAPTER I—THE BANK

CHAPTER II—THE CIRCUS

CHAPTER III—CHINK OF COINS

CHAPTER IV—MR. PUDDEPHATT

CHAPTER V—FIRE

CHAPTER VI—THE DESIRE FOR SILVER

CHAPTER VII—NOLAN

CHAPTER VIII—THE PEER’S ADVICE

CHAPTER IX—A VISIT

CHAPTER X—MONEY-MAKING

CHAPTER XI—END OF THE NIGHT

CHAPTER XII—THE NAPOLEON

CHAPTER XIII—THE VASE

CHAPTER XIV—FEATHERSTONE’S RECITAL

CHAPTER XV—ARRIVAL OF SIMON

CHAPTER XVI—THE INTERVIEW

CHAPTER XVII—THE CLOSE



THE CITY OF PLEASURE
A Fantasia on Modern Themes
By Arnold Bennett
1907



CONTENTS

THE CITY OF PLEASURE


PART I—CARPENTARIA

CHAPTER I—Over the City

CHAPTER II—Interviewed

CHAPTER III—Inspiration

CHAPTER IV—Mrs. Ilam

CHAPTER V—The Band

CHAPTER VI—The Black Burden

CHAPTER VII—The Cut

CHAPTER VIII—Disappearance of Juliette

CHAPTER IX—The Dead Dog

CHAPTER X—A Pinch of Snuff

CHAPTER XI—The Return to Life

CHAPTER XII—On the Wheel

CHAPTER XIII—Performances of Mr. Jetsam


PART II—THE TWINS

CHAPTER XIV—Entry of the Twins

CHAPTER XV—Proposal of Josephus

CHAPTER XVI—The Box

CHAPTER XVII—The Man on the Balcony

CHAPTER XVIII—An Arrangement for a Marriage

CHAPTER XIX—The Heart of the City

CHAPTER XX—What Jetsam Wanted

CHAPTER XXI—Interrupting a Concert

CHAPTER XXII—Carpentaria as Detective

CHAPTER XXIII—The Talk in the Garden


PART III—JETSAM

CHAPTER XXIV—The Boat

CHAPTER XXV—-A Wholesale Departure

CHAPTER XXVI—The Empty Bedroom

CHAPTER XXVII—The Photograph

CHAPTER XXVIII—The Dead March

CHAPTER XXIX—Mr. Jetsam’s Recital

CHAPTER XXX—The Words of Mrs. Ilam

CHAPTER XXXI—Unison



PARIS NIGHTS
And Other Impressions of Places and People
By Arnold Bennett
MCMXIII



CONTENTS

PARIS NIGHTS—1910

I—ARTISTIC EVENING

II—THE VARIÉTIÉS

III—EVENING WITH EXILES

IV—BOURGEOIS

V—CAUSE CÉLÈBRE

VI—RUSSIAN IMPERIAL BALLET AT THE OPERA

LIFE IN LONDON—1911

I—THE RESTAURANT

II—BY THE RIVER

III—THE CLUB

IV—THE CIRCUS

V—THE BANQUET

VI—ONE OF THE CROWD

ITALY—1910

I—NIGHT AND MORNING IN FLORENCE

II—THE SEVENTH OF MAY, 1910

III—MORE ITALIAN OPERA

THE RIVIERA—1907

I—THE HÔTEL TRISTE

II—WAR!

III-“MONTE”

IV—A DIVERSION AT SAN REMO

FONTAINEBLEAU—1904-1909

I—FIRST JOURNEY INTO THE FOREST

II—SECOND JOURNEY INTO THE FOREST

III—THE CASTLE GARDENS

IV—AN ITINERARY

SWITZERLAND—1909-1911

I—THE HOTEL ON THE LANDSCAPE

II—THE EGOIST

III—THE BLAND WANDERER

IV—ON A MOUNTAIN

ENGLAND AGAIN—1907

I—THE GATE OF THE EMPIRE

II—AN ESTABLISHMENT

III—AMUSEMENTS

IV—MANCHESTER

V—LONDON

VI—INDUSTRY

THE MIDLANDS—1910-1911

I—THE HANBRIDGE EMPIRE

II—THE MYSTERIOUS PEOPLE

III—FIRST VOYAGE TO THE ISLE OF MAN

IV—THE ISLAND BOARDING-HOUSE

V—TEN HOURS AT BLACKPOOL

THE BRITISH HOME—1908

I—AN EVENING AT THE SMITHS’

II—THE GREAT MANNERS QUESTION

III—SPENDING-AND GETTING VALUE

IV—THE PARENTS

V—HAMIT’S POINT OF VIEW

VI—THE FUTURE

STREETS ROADS AND TRAINS—1907-1909

I—IN WATLING STREET

II—STREET TALKING

III—ON THE ROAD

IV—A TRAIN

V—ANOTHER TRAIN





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