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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of R. D. Blackmore
Author: Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge)
Language: English
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WORKS OF

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE



CONTENTS
.
##  MARY ANERLEY

##  EREMA

##  SPRINGHAVEN

##  LORNA DOONE

##  SLAIN BY THE DOONES

##  FRIDA

##  GEORGE BOWRING

##  CROCKER'S HOLE

##  FRINGILLA SOME TALES IN VERSE

CLARA VAUGHAN, VOLUME I

CLARA VAUGHAN, VOLUME II

CLARA VAUGHAN, VOLUME III

##  DARIEL

##  THE CARRIER

##  PERLYCROSS

##  THE MAID OF SKER

##  SIR THOMAS UPMORE

##  CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 1

##  CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 2

##  CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 3

##  ALICE LORRAINE

##  KIT AND KITTY



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



MARY ANERLEY


by R. D. Blackmore

1880



Contents

CHAPTER I -- HEADSTRONG AND HEADLONG

CHAPTER II -- SCARGATE HALL

CHAPTER III -- A DISAPPOINTING APPOINTMENT

CHAPTER IV -- DISQUIETUDE

CHAPTER V -- DECISION

CHAPTER VI -- ANERLEY FARM

CHAPTER VII -- A DANE IN THE DIKE

CHAPTER VIII -- CAPTAIN CARROWAY

CHAPTER IX -- ROBIN COCKSCROFT

CHAPTER X -- ROBIN LYTH

CHAPTER XI -- DR. UPANDOWN

CHAPTER XII -- IN A LANE, NOT ALONE

CHAPTER XIII -- GRUMBLING AND GROWLING

CHAPTER XIV -- SERIOUS CHARGES

CHAPTER XV -- CAUGHT AT LAST

CHAPTER XVI -- DISCIPLINE ASSERTED

CHAPTER XVII -- DELICATE INQUIRIES

CHAPTER XVIII -- GOYLE BAY

CHAPTER XIX -- A FARM TO LET

CHAPTER XX -- AN OLD SOLDIER

CHAPTER XXI -- JACK AND JILL GO DOWN THE GILL

CHAPTER XXII -- YOUNG GILLY FLOWERS

CHAPTER XXIII -- LOVE MILITANT

CHAPTER XXIV -- LOVE PENITENT

CHAPTER XXV -- DOWN AMONG THE DEAD WEEDS

CHAPTER XXVI -- MEN OF SOLID TIMBER

CHAPTER XXVII -- THE PROPER WAY TO ARGUE

CHAPTER XXVIII -- FAREWELL, WIFE AND CHILDREN DEAR

CHAPTER XXIX -- TACTICS OF DEFENSE

CHAPTER XXX -- INLAND OPINION

CHAPTER XXXI -- TACTICS OF ATTACK

CHAPTER XXXII -- TACTICS OF ATTACK

CHAPTER XXXIII -- BEARDED IN HIS DEN

CHAPTER XXXIV -- THE DOVECOTE

CHAPTER XXXV -- LITTLE CARROWAYS

CHAPTER XXXVI -- MAIDS AND MERMAIDS

CHAPTER XXXVII -- FACT, OR FACTOR

CHAPTER XXXVIII -- THE DEMON OF THE AXE

CHAPTER XXXIX -- BATTERY AND ASSUMPSIT

CHAPTER XL -- STORMY GAP

CHAPTER XLI -- BAT OF THE GILL

CHAPTER XLII -- A CLEW OF BUTTONS

CHAPTER XLIII -- A PLEASANT INTERVIEW

CHAPTER XLIV -- THE WAY OF THE WORLD

CHAPTER XLV -- THE THING IS JUST

CHAPTER XLVI -- STUMPED OUT

CHAPTER XLVII -- A TANGLE OF VEINS

CHAPTER XLVIII -- SHORT SIGHS, AND LONG ONES

CHAPTER XLIX -- A BOLD ANGLER

CHAPTER L -- PRINCELY TREATMENT

CHAPTER LI -- STAND AND DELIVER

CHAPTER LII -- THE SCARFE

CHAPTER LIII -- BUTS REBUTTED

CHAPTER LIV -- TRUE LOVE

CHAPTER LV --

CHAPTER LVI -- IN THE THICK OF IT

CHAPTER LVII -- MARY LYTH



EREMA;

OR, MY FATHER'S SIN


By R. D. Blackmore



1877



    CONTENTS


    CHAPTER I -- A LOST LANDMARK

    CHAPTER II -- A PACIFIC SUNSET

    CHAPTER III -- A STURDY COLONIST

    CHAPTER IV -- THE “KING OF THE MOUNTAINS

    CHAPTER V -- UNCLE SAM

    CHAPTER VI -- A BRITISHER

    CHAPTER VII -- DISCOMFITURE

    CHAPTER VIII -- A DOUBTFUL LOSS

    CHAPTER IX -- WATER-SPOUT

    CHAPTER X -- A NUGGET

    CHAPTER XI -- ROVERS

    CHAPTER XII -- GOLD AND GRIEF

    CHAPTER XIII -- THE SAWYER'S PRAYER

    CHAPTER XIV -- NOT FAR TO SEEK

    CHAPTER XV -- BROUGHT TO BANK

    CHAPTER XVI -- FIRM AND INFIRM

    CHAPTER XVII -- HARD AND SOFT

    CHAPTER XVIII -- OUT OF THE GOLDEN GATE

    CHAPTER XIX -- INSIDE THE CHANNEL

    CHAPTER XX -- BRUNTSEA

    CHAPTER XXI -- LISTLESS

    CHAPTER XXII -- BETSY BOWEN

    CHAPTER XXIII -- BETSY'S TALE

    CHAPTER XXIV -- BETSY'S TALE—(Continued.)

    CHAPTER XXV -- BETSY'S TALE—(Concluded.)

    CHAPTER XXVI -- AT THE BANK

    CHAPTER XXVII -- COUSIN MONTAGUE

    CHAPTER XXVIII -- A CHECK

    CHAPTER XXIX -- AT THE PUMP

    CHAPTER XXX -- COCKS AND COXCOMBS

    CHAPTER XXXI -- ADRIFT

    CHAPTER XXXII -- AT HOME

    CHAPTER XXXIII -- LORD CASTLEWOOD

    CHAPTER XXXIV -- SHOXFORD

    CHAPTER XXXV -- THE SEXTON

    CHAPTER XXXVI -- A SIMPLE QUESTION

    CHAPTER XXXVII -- SOME ANSWER TO IT

    CHAPTER XXXVIII -- A WITCH

    CHAPTER XXXIX -- NOT AT HOME

    CHAPTER XL -- THE MAN AT LAST

    CHAPTER XLI -- A STRONG TEMPTATION

    CHAPTER XLII -- MASTER WITHYPOOL

    CHAPTER XLIII -- GOING TO THE BOTTOM

    CHAPTER XLIV -- HERMETICALLY SEALED

    CHAPTER XLV -- CONVICTION

    CHAPTER XLVI -- VAIN ZEAL

    CHAPTER XLVII -- CADMEIAN VICTORY

    CHAPTER XLVIII -- A RETURN CALL

    CHAPTER XLIX -- WANTED, A SAWYER

    CHAPTER L -- THE PANACEA

    CHAPTER LI -- LIFE SINISTER

    CHAPTER LII -- FOR LIFE, DEATH

    CHAPTER LIII -- BRUNTSEA DEFIANT

    CHAPTER LIV -- BRUNTSEA DEFEATED

    CHAPTER LV -- A DEAD LETTER

    CHAPTER LVI -- WITH HIS OWN SWORD

    CHAPTER LVII -- FEMALE SUFFRAGE

    CHAPTER LVIII -- BEYOND DESERT, AND DESERTS



SPRINGHAVEN:
A Tale of the Great War

By R. D. Blackmore

1887



    CONTENTS


    CHAPTER I -- WHEN THE SHIP COMES HOME

    CHAPTER II -- WITH HER CREW AND CARGO

    CHAPTER III -- AND HER TRUE COMMANDER

    CHAPTER IV -- AND HER FAITHFUL CHAPLAIN

    CHAPTER V -- OPINION, MALE AND FEMALE

    CHAPTER VI -- AS OTHERS SEE US

    CHAPTER VII -- A SQUADRON IN THE DOWNS

    CHAPTER VIII -- A LESSON IN THE AENEID

    CHAPTER IX -- THE MAROON

    CHAPTER X -- ACROSS THE STEPPING-STONES

    CHAPTER XI -- NO PROMOTION

    CHAPTER XII -- AT THE YEW-TREE

    CHAPTER XIII -- WHENCE, AND WHEREFORE?

    CHAPTER XIV -- A HORRIBLE SUGGESTION

    CHAPTER XV -- ORDEAL OF AUDIT

    CHAPTER XVI -- FOX-HILL

    CHAPTER XVII -- SEA-SIDE LODGINGS

    CHAPTER XVIII -- FRENCH AND ENGLISH

    CHAPTER XIX -- IN THE LINE OF FIRE

    CHAPTER XX -- AMONG THE LADIES

    CHAPTER XXI -- A GRACIOUS MERCY

    CHAPTER XXII -- A SPECIAL URGENCY

    CHAPTER XXIII -- YOH-HEAVE-OH!

    CHAPTER XXIV -- ACCORDING TO CONTRACT

    CHAPTER XXV -- NO CONCERN OF OURS

    CHAPTER XXVI -- LONG-PIPE TIMES

    CHAPTER XXVII -- FAIR IN THEORY

    CHAPTER XXVIII -- FOUL IN PRACTICE

    CHAPTER XXIX -- MATERNAL ELOQUENCE

    CHAPTER XXX -- PATERNAL DISCIPLINE

    CHAPTER XXXI -- SORE TEMPTATION

    CHAPTER XXXII -- THE TRIALS OF FAITH

    CHAPTER XXXIII -- FAREWELL, DANIEL

    CHAPTER XXXIV -- CAULIFLOWERS

    CHAPTER XXXV -- LOYAL, AYE LOYAL

    CHAPTER XXXVI -- FAIR CRITICISM

    CHAPTER XXXVII -- NEITHER AT HOME

    CHAPTER XXXVIII -- EVERYBODY'S MASTER

    CHAPTER XXXIX -- RUNNING THE GAUNTLET

    CHAPTER XL -- SHELFING THE QUESTION

    CHAPTER XLI -- LISTENERS HEAR NO GOOD

    CHAPTER XLII -- ANSWERING THE QUESTION

    CHAPTER XLIII -- LITTLE AND GREAT PEOPLE

    CHAPTER XLIV -- DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN

    CHAPTER XLV -- FATHER, AND CHILD

    CHAPTER XLVI -- CATAMARANS

    CHAPTER XLVII -- ENTER AND EXIT

    CHAPTER XLVIII -- MOTHER SCUDAMORE

    CHAPTER XLIX -- EVIL COMMUNICATIONS

    CHAPTER L -- HIS SAVAGE SPIRIT

    CHAPTER LI -- STRANGE CRAFT

    CHAPTER LII -- KIND ENQUIRIES

    CHAPTER LIII -- TIME AND PLACE

    CHAPTER LIV -- IN A SAD PLIGHT

    CHAPTER LV -- IN SAVAGE GUISE

    CHAPTER LVI -- THE SILVER VOICE

    CHAPTER LVII -- BELOW THE LINE

    CHAPTER LVIII -- IN EARLY MORN

    CHAPTER LIX -- NEAR OUR SHORES

    CHAPTER LX -- NO DANGER, GENTLEMEN

    CHAPTER LXI -- DISCHARGED FROM DUTY

    CHAPTER LXII -- THE WAY OUT OF IT

    CHAPTER LXIII -- THE FATAL STEP

    CHAPTER LXIV -- WRATH AND SORROW

    CHAPTER LXV -- TRAFALGAR

    CHAPTER LXVI -- THE LAST BULLETIN



LORNA DOONE,


A Romance of Exmoor



by R. D. Blackmore



    CONTENTS


    PREFACE

    PREFACE TO THE SIXTH EDITION

    PUBLISHERS' PREFACE

    PREFACE BY MISS KATHARINE HILLARD

    CHAPTER I -- ELEMENTS OF EDUCATION

    CHAPTER II -- AN IMPORTANT ITEM

    CHAPTER III -- THE WAR-PATH OF THE DOONES

    CHAPTER IV -- A VERY RASH VISIT

    CHAPTER V -- AN ILLEGAL SETTLEMENT

    CHAPTER VI -- NECESSARY PRACTICE

    CHAPTER VII -- HARD IT IS TO CLIMB

    CHAPTER VIII -- A BOY AND A GIRL

    CHAPTER IX -- THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME

    CHAPTER X -- A BRAVE RESCUE AND A ROUGH RIDE

    CHAPTER XI -- TOM DESERVES HIS SUPPER

    CHAPTER XII -- A MAN JUSTLY POPULAR

    CHAPTER XIII -- MASTER HUCKABACK COMES IN

    CHAPTER XIV -- A MOTION WHICH ENDS IN A MULL

    CHAPTER XV -- QUO WARRANTO

    CHAPTER XVI -- LORNA GROWING FORMIDABLE

    CHAPTER XVII -- JOHN IS BEWITCHED

    CHAPTER XVIII -- WITCHERY LEADS TO WITCHCRAFT

    CHAPTER XIX -- ANOTHER DANGEROUS INTERVIEW

    CHAPTER XX -- LORNA BEGINS HER STORY

    CHAPTER XXI -- LORNA ENDS HER STORY

    CHAPTER XXII

    CHAPTER XXIII -- A ROYAL INVITATION

    CHAPTER XXIV -- A SAFE PASS FOR KING'S MESSENGER

    CHAPTER XXV -- A GREAT MAN ATTENDS TO BUSINESS

    CHAPTER XXVI -- JOHN IS DRAINED AND CAST ASIDE

    CHAPTER XXVII -- HOME AGAIN AT LAST

    CHAPTER XXVIII -- JOHN HAS HOPE OF LORNA

    CHAPTER XXIX -- REAPING LEADS TO REVELLING

    CHAPTER XXX -- ANNIE GETS THE BEST OF IT

    CHAPTER XXXI -- JOHN FRY'S ERRAND

    CHAPTER XXXII -- FEEDING OF THE PIGS

    CHAPTER XXXIII -- AN EARLY MORNING CALL

    CHAPTER XXXIV -- TWO NEGATIVES MAKE AN AFFIRMATIVE

    CHAPTER XXXV -- RUTH IS NOT LIKE LORNA

    CHAPTER XXXVI -- JOHN RETURNS TO BUSINESS

    CHAPTER XXXVII -- A VERY DESPERATE VENTURE

    CHAPTER XXXVIII -- A GOOD TURN FOR JEREMY

    CHAPTER XXXIX -- A TROUBLED STATE AND A FOOLISH JOKE

    CHAPTER XL -- TWO FOOLS TOGETHER

    CHAPTER XLI -- COLD COMFORT

    CHAPTER XLII -- THE GREAT WINTER

    CHAPTER XLIII -- NOT TOO SOON

    CHAPTER XLIV -- BROUGHT HOME AT LAST

    CHAPTER XLV -- A CHANGE LONG NEEDED

    CHAPTER XLVI -- SQUIRE FAGGUS MAKES SOME LUCKY HITS

    CHAPTER XLVII -- JEREMY IN DANGER

    CHAPTER XLVIII -- EVERY MAN MUST DEFEND HIMSELF

    CHAPTER XLIX -- MAIDEN SENTINELS ARE BEST

    CHAPTER L -- A MERRY MEETING A SAD ONE

    CHAPTER LI -- A VISIT FROM THE COUNSELLOR

    CHAPTER LII -- THE WAY TO MAKE THE CREAM RISE

    CHAPTER LIII -- JEREMY FINDS OUT SOMETHING

    CHAPTER LIV -- MUTUAL DISCOMFITURE

    CHAPTER LV -- GETTING INTO CHANCERY

    CHAPTER LVI -- JOHN BECOMES TOO POPULAR

    CHAPTER LVII -- LORNA KNOWS HER NURSE

    CHAPTER LVIII -- MASTER HUCKABACK'S SECRET

    CHAPTER LIX -- LORNA GONE AWAY

    CHAPTER LX -- ANNIE LUCKIER THAN JOHN

    CHAPTER LXI -- THEREFORE HE SEEKS COMFORT

    CHAPTER LXII -- THE KING MUST NOT BE PRAYED FOR

    CHAPTER LXIII -- JOHN IS WORSTED BY THE WOMEN

    CHAPTER LXIV -- SLAUGHTER IN THE MARSHES

    CHAPTER LXV -- FALLING AMONG LAMBS

    CHAPTER LXVI -- SUITABLE DEVOTION

    CHAPTER LXVII -- LORNA STILL IS LORNA

    CHAPTER -- JOHN IS JOHN NO LONGERLXVIII

    CHAPTER LXIX -- NOT TO BE PUT UP WITH

    CHAPTER LXX -- COMPELLED TO VOLUNTEER

    CHAPTER LXXI -- A LONG ACCOUNT SETTLED

    CHAPTER LXXII -- THE COUNSELLOR AND THE CARVER

    CHAPTER LXXIII -- HOW TO GET OUT OF CHANCERY

    CHAPTER LXXIV -- BLOOD UPON THE ALTAR

    CHAPTER LXXV -- BLOOD UPON THE ALTAR



    List of Illustrations


    Cover

    Frontispiece

    Titlepage

    Frontispiece2

    Map

    Autograph.jpg

    xii.jpg Tailpiece

    xiv.jpg Cheese-wring

    xv.jpg Malmsmead

    Map

    001a.jpg

    001b.jpg Illustrated Capital

    Greek1.jpg

    Greek2.jpg

    002.jpg John Ridd's School Desk

    005.jpg The School Room

    014.jpg Illustrated Capital

    019.jpg Great Coach and Six Horses Labouring

    021.jpg Where Be Us Now?

    026.jpg Said It Was But a Pixie

    028.jpg Illustrated Capital

    029.jpg He Rode at the Doone Robber

    030.jpg Father Was Found Dead on the Moor

    034.jpg Here is a Lady, Counsellor

    037.jpg Illustrated Capital

    042.jpg Tailpiece

    043.jpg Illustrated Capital

    045.jpg Won Skill in Target Practice

    051.jpg Illustrated Capital

    058.jpg A Long Pale Slide of Water

    062.jpg Illustrated Capital

    063.jpg Sate Upright

    069.jpg Tailpiece

    070.jpg Illustrated Capital

    072.jpg John Ridd at Supper

    077.jpg Illustrated Capital

    079.jpg A Brave Rescue

    081.jpg Tom Faggus

    083.jpg Bill Dadds

    084.jpg A Rough Ride

    085.jpg Tailpiece

    086.jpg Illustrated Capital

    092.jpg Tailpiece

    093.jpg Tom Faggus

    100.jpg To Be Upon the Beach

    102.jpg Tailpiece

    103.jpg Illustrated Capital

    105.jpg Uncle Ben in Our Warm Chimney-corner

    113.jpg Illustrated Capital

    114.jpg Farmer Snow Sat up in the Chair

    118.jpg Illustrated Capital

    120.jpg Hugh de Whichehalse

    127.jpg Tailpiece

    128.jpg Illustrated Capital

    129.jpg Let Annie Scold Me Well

    131.jpg The Meadow Ruffled in The Breeze

    132.jpg Willow-bushes over the Stream

    136.jpg Tailpiece

    137.jpg Illustrated Capital

    142.jpg Mother Melldrum

    143.jpg Tarr-steps

    145.jpg The Devil's Cheese-wring

    146.jpg Illustrated Capital

    150.jpg “Lie Down!” I Shouted

    152.jpg Illustrated Capital

    153.jpg Fields Spread With Growth

    157.jpg Here Be Some Mistress Lorna

    159.jpg Tailpiece

    160.jpg Illustrated Capital

    162.jpg I Went to Wipe Her Eyes

    163.jpg Jewels Lately Belonging to Others

    165.jpg Gwenny Carfax

    168.jpg Tailpiece

    169.jpg Illustrated Capital

    172.jpg She Led Me in a Courtly Manner

    178.jpg Glen Doone

    179.jpg Marwood de Whichehase

    182.jpg Spring Was in Our Valley

    185.jpg Illustrated Capital

    186.jpg Mistress Ridd

    190.jpg Read, Read Read!

    194.jpg Tailpiece

    195.jpg Illustrated Capital

    197.jpg Jeremy Kept Me in Jokes

    203.jpg Tailpiece

    204.jpg Westminster Hall, 1650

    212.jpg Tailpiece

    213.jpg His Lordship Busy With Letters

    221.jpg Exmoor Hills

    222.jpg The Luttrell Arms

    223.jpg Home at Last

    225.jpg Tailpiece

    226.jpg Illustrated Capital

    236.jpg The Signal

    237.jpg A Wealth of Harvest

    242.jpg Annie and Lizzie

    243.jpg Harvest

    245.jpg Tailpiece

    246.jpg Illustrated Capital

    248.jpg Spare Pipe

    253.jpg Maidens Are Such Wondrous Things

    256.jpg Illustrated Capital

    267.jpg Tailpiece

    268.jpg Charles II.

    271.jpg Thatching of the Ricks

    274.jpg Ha, Ha! Charlie Boy

    277.jpg The Pigs

    280.jpg Illustrated Capital

    281.jpg Autumn's Mellow Hand

    283.jpg At Last Then, You Are Come John

    286.jpg Illustrated Capital

    290.jpg Gotten the Best of Mother

    292.jpg Carver Doone

    294.jpg Poor Ruth Huckaback Herself

    296.jpg She Had Tears in Her Eyes

    299.jpg Guy Fawkes

    304.jpg Nevertheless, I Went Warily

    306.jpg Illustrated Capital

    318.jpg Illustrated Capital

    328.jpg Illustrated Capital

    339.jpg Hand Forth Your Money

    341.jpg Tailpiece

    342.jpg Illustrated Capital

    351.jpg Illustrated Capital

    358.jpg Illustrated Capital

    361.jpg None Can Tell What the Labour Was

    368.jpg Tailpiece

    369.jpg Illustrated Capital

    370.jpg Open Country

    378.jpg Tailpiece

    379.jpg Illustrated Capital

    383.jpg Set All My Power Against the Door

    387.jpg In the Settle Was My Lorna

    389.jpg Marwood Whichehalse

    397.jpg Illustrated Capital

    399.jpg Jump in and Swim

    401.jpg He Clad Her over the Loins

    407.jpg “Master Faggus,” Began My Mother

    409.jpg Tailpiece

    410.jpg Illustrated Capital

    411.jpg Something Fell on My Head

    413.jpg Tom Faggus Took It Eagerly

    419.jpg With a Wave of his Hat

    421.jpg Tailpiece

    422.jpg The Bagworthy Water

    432.jpg Illustrated Capital

    433.jpg The Moon Was High

    437.jpg I Took Him by the Beard

    440.jpg Annie Bound the Broken Arm

    441.jpg Tailpiece

    442.jpg Illustrated Capital

    454.jpg Tailpiece

    455.jpg Counsellor

    464.jpg Illustrated Capital

    472.jpg Illustrated Capital

    474.jpg Snug Little House Blinked on Me

    482.jpg Tailpiece

    483.jpg Illustrated Capital

    494.jpg Tailpiece

    495.jpg Devonshire Town

    502.jpg In a Shower of Damask Roses

    504.jpg Tailpiece

    505.jpg Lorna

    517.jpg Tailpiece

    518.jpg Illustrated Capital

    519.jpg In the Churchyard

    524.jpg Kept My Eyes from Her

    531.jpg Little Ruth Was at the Bridle

    534.jpg Master Huckaback Cast Back his Coat

    535.jpg Illustrated Capital

    541.jpg Never Had Seen the Like Before

    544.jpg Swung Me on High

    546.jpg Illustrated Capital

    547.jpg Wizard

    559.jpg Illustrated Capital

    566.jpg Tailpiece

    567.jpg Dulverton Church and Street

    572.jpg What is Your Advice to Me?

    575.jpg Lynmouth

    582.jpg Waved a Blue Flag Vehemently

    586.jpg Tailpiece

    587.jpg Illustrated Capital

    595.jpg Tailpiece

    596.jpg James I.

    604.jpg Illustrated Capital

    612.jpg Tailpiece

    613.jpg Illustrated Capital

    623.jpg Illustrated Capital

    631.jpg Old London Bridge

    632.jpg Illustrated Capital

    639.jpg Two Bad Men

    644.jpg Coat of Arms

    645.jpg John Ridd Admiring his Coat of Arms

    652.jpg Siezed Poor Margery

    654.jpg Illustrated Capital

    657.jpg Disdainful Smile

    660.jpg Volley Sang With a Roar

    663.jpg Having Pipes and Schnapps

    664.jpg Tailpiece

    665.jpg Illustrated Capital

    671.jpg Law and Justice

    677.jpg Rising Moonlight

    679.jpg Tailpiece

    680.jpg Illustrated Capital

    685.jpg Tailpiece

    686.jpg Entrance to Oare Church

    693.jpg Tailpiece

    694.jpg Illustrated Capital

    703.jpg Tailpiece



SLAIN BY THE DOONES.


by R. D. Blackmore



1895



Contents

CHAPTER I—AFTER A STORMY LIFE.

CHAPTER II.—BY A QUIET RIVER.

CHAPTER III.—WISE COUNSEL.

CHAPTER IV.—A COTTAGE HOSPITAL.

CHAPTER V.—MISTAKEN AIMS.

CHAPTER VI.—OVER THE BRIDGE.



FRIDA; OR, THE LOVER'S LEAP,
A LEGEND OF THE WEST COUNTRY.


By R. D. Blackmore



From “SLAIN BY THE DOONES” by R. D. Blackmore
1895



Contents

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.

CHAPTER IV.

CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.

CHAPTER IX.



GEORGE BOWRING
A TALE OF CADER IDRIS


By R. D. Blackmore



From “SLAIN BY THE DOONES” by R. D. Blackmore
1895



Contents

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.

CHAPTER IV.

CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.



CROCKER'S HOLE


By R. D. Blackmore



From “SLAIN BY THE DOONES” by R. D. Blackmore
1895



Contents

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.



FRINGILLA

SOME TALES IN VERSE


By Richard Doddridge Blackmore


Contents

TO MY PEN

LITA OF THE NILE

KADISHA; OR, THE FIRST JEALOUSY

MOUNT ARAFA

THE WELL OF SAINT JOHN

PAUSIAS AND GLYCERA; OR, THE FIRST FLOWER-PAINTER

BUSCOMBE; OR, A MICHAELMAS GOOSE

FAME



DARIEL
A Romance of Surrey
BY R. D. BLACKMORE

WITH DRAWINGS BY CHRIS HAMMOND

1897

[Pg v]
CONTENTS
Chapter 	Page
I 	  A Nightingale 	1
II 	  The Family 	9
III 	  Tom Erricker 	16
IV 	  Mr. Stoneman 	26
V 	  Ticknor's Mew 	39
VI 	  True Hygiene 	54
VII 	  Kuban 	63
VIII 	  Through the Corn 	74
IX 	  Strange Sensations 	89
X 	  Upon the Ground 	94
XI 	  Sûr Imar 	102
XII 	  In the Background 	109
XIII 	  Smiles and Tears 	119
XIV 	  The Ruby Cross 	132
XV 	  Sister v. Sweetheart 	143
XVI 	  International Elements 	149
XVII 	  Peppercorns 	158
XVIII 	  A Lovebird 	170
XIX 	  To Clear the Way 	181
XX 	  Not for Sale 	188
XXI 	  Voices of the Valley 	192
XXII 	  Imar's Tale—War 	197
XXIII 	  Imar's Tale—Love 	208
XXIV 	  Imar's Tale—Peace 	220
XXV 	  Imar's Tale—Crime 	227
XXVI 	  Imar's Tale—Revenge 	232
[Pg vi]XXVII 	  Imar's Tale—Exile 	241
XXVIII 	  Sanguine Still 	244
XXIX 	  Large and Long Views 	252
XXX 	  In the Quiet Places 	261
XXXI 	  Pit-a-Pat 	266
XXXII 	  A Painful Duty 	276
XXXIII 	  Trembling 	282
XXXIV 	  Rejoicing 	292
XXXV 	  A Race of Platers 	302
XXXVI 	  Gone, Gone, Gone 	313
XXXVII 	  Lovers Make Moan 	321
XXXVIII 	  Black Friday 	334
XXXIX 	  Frangi, Non Flecti 	344
XL 	  Twain More Than Twin 	352
XLI 	  A Crooked Billet 	363
XLII 	  Farewell, Smiler 	373
XLIII 	  The Land of Medea 	382
XLIV 	  The Land of Prometheus 	390
XLV 	  Among the Gems 	399
XLVI 	  Queen Marva 	409
XLVII 	  Wolf's Meat 	420
XLVIII 	  Usi, the Svân 	427
XLIX 	  The Eye of God 	433
L 	  Two Old Friends 	441
LI 	  The Root of Evil 	448
LII 	  Still in the Dark 	455
LIII 	  A Ruthless Scheme 	464
LIV 	  The Valley of Retribution 	472
LV 	  At the Bar 	481
LVI 	  Hard is the Fight 	488
LVII 	  But Not in Vain 	492

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
"Between whose Jagged Mullions flowed the Silvery Light"; 	Frontispiece
"'Allow me one Moment,' I said"; 	Facing page 70
"Sprawling in the Yellow Stubble"; 	90
"Why, it must at least be a Princess"; 	146
"Her sweet, kind Face as white as a Shroud"; 	168
"She turned away her Face"; 	218
"At the Door she turned, with a proud and calm Farewell to me"; 	238
"What little there is, is entirely a genuine Article"; 	274
"Sûr Imar received us with a Loving Smile"; 	300
"A Woman of Great Substance rushed up and caught her"; 	308
"'Rot!' I replied, with less Elegance than Terseness"; 	340
"'I tell you what,' he said, turning round and looking at me with Authority"; 	378
"Gazed at the Captain till he scarce knew where he was"; 	416
"'Yes, I see,' he answered softly"; 	504



CRIPPS, THE CARRIER.

A WOODLAND TALE.

BY

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE,



LONDON:

1892.
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	  	PAGE
I. 	The Head of the Family 	1
II. 	The Swing of the Pickaxe 	7
III. 	Oakleaf Potatoes 	14
IV. 	Cripps in a Quandary 	21
V. 	A Ride through the Snow 	24
VI. 	The Public of the "Public" 	30
VII. 	The Best Foot foremost 	37
VIII. 	Balderdash 	43
IX. 	Cripps in Affliction 	50
X. 	All dead against him 	55
XI. 	Knocker versus Bell-pull 	60
XII. 	Mr. John Smith 	68
XIII. 	Mr. Smith is active 	74
XIV. 	So is Mr. Sharp 	79
XV. 	A Spotted Dog 	85
XVI. 	A Grand Smock-frock 	91
XVII. 	Installed at Brasenose 	98
XVIII. 	A Flash of Light 	104
XIX. 	A Stormy Night 	110
XX. 	Cripps draws the Cork 	120
XXI. 	Cinnaminta 	127
XXII. 	A Delicate Subject 	132
XXIII. 	Quite another Pair of Socks! 	141
XXIV. 	Suo sibi baculo 	149
XXV. 	Miss Patch 	157
XXVI. 	Ruts 	164
XXVII. 	Rats 	173
XXVIII. 	Boots on 	180
XXIX. 	A Spider's Dinner-party 	190
XXX. 	The Fire-bell 	198
XXXI. 	Throw Physic to the Dogs 	206
XXXII. 	Cripps on Celibacy 	214
XXXIII. 	Kit 	223
XXXIV. 	A Woolhopian 	230
XXXV. 	Nightingales 	237
XXXVI. 	May Morn 	242
XXXVII. 	May-Day 	248
XXXVIII. 	The Dignity of the Family 	259
XXXIX. 	A Tombstone 	267
XL. 	Let me out 	276
XLI. 	Reason and Unreason 	284
XLII. 	Meeting the Coach 	291
XLIII. 	The Motive 	300
XLIV. 	The Manner 	307
XLV. 	The Position 	313
XLVI. 	In the Meshes 	324
XLVII. 	Combined Wisdom 	335
XLVIII. 	Masculine Error 	342
XLIX. 	Prometheus Vinctus 	351
L. 	Feminine Error 	361
LI. 	Unfilial 	367
LII. 	Unpaternal 	375
LIII. 	"This will do" 	386
LIV. 	Cripps brings home the Crown 	391
LV. 	Smith to the Rescue 	402
LVI. 	Fatal Accident to the Carrier 	410



PERLYCROSS

A TALE OF THE WESTERN HILLS

BY

R. D. BLACKMORE
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I. 	—The Lap of Peace 	1
II. 	—Fairy Faith 	6
III. 	—The Lych-Gate 	12
IV. 	—Nicie 	19
V. 	—A Fair Bargain 	28
VI. 	—Doctors Three 	37
VII. 	—R. I. P. 	48
VIII. 	—The Potato-Field 	57
IX. 	—The Narrow Path 	66
X. 	—In Charge 	73
XI. 	—At the Charge 	80
XII. 	—A Fool's Errand 	87
XIII. 	—The Law of The Land 	101
XIV. 	—Reasoning without Reason 	109
XV. 	—Friends and Foes 	118
XVI. 	—Little Billy 	128
XVII. 	—Camelias 	139
XVIII. 	—Concussion 	149
XIX. 	—Percussion 	161
XX. 	—Discussion 	172
XXI. 	—Blackmarsh 	184
XXII. 	—Fireship and Galleon 	197
XXIII. 	—A Magic Letter 	211
XXIV. 	—A Wager 	225
XXV. 	—A Sermon in Stone 	241
XXVI. 	—The Old Mill 	252
[Pg iv]XXVII. 	—Panic 	263
XXVIII. 	—Vagabonds 	277
XXIX. 	—Two Puzzles 	291
XXX. 	—Frankly Speaking 	300
XXXI. 	—A Great Prize 	311
XXXII. 	—Pleadings 	321
XXXIII. 	—The Schoolmaster Abroad 	331
XXXIV. 	—Loyalty 	341
XXXV. 	—A Wrestling Bout 	352
XXXVI. 	—A Fighting Bout 	363
XXXVII. 	—Gentle as a Lamb 	374
XXXVIII. 	—An Inland Run 	384
XXXIX 	—Needful Returns 	394
XL 	—Home and Foreign 	406
XLI 	—The Pride of Life 	416
XLII 	—His Last Bivouac 	426
XLIII 	—Two Fine Lessons 	435
XLIV 	—And One still Finer 	445



THE MAID OF SKER.
BY R. D. BLACKMORE,
CONTENTS
CHAP. 	PAGE
I. 	  	FISHERMAN DAVY A FISH OUT OF WATER, 	  	1
II. 	  	HUNGER DRIVES HIM A-FISHING, 	  	3
III. 	  	THE FISH ARE AS HUNGRY AS HE IS, 	  	7
IV. 	  	HE LANDS AN UNEXPECTED FISH, 	  	12
V. 	  	A LITTLE ORPHAN MERMAID, 	  	15
VI. 	  	FINDS A HOME OF SOME SORT, 	  	21
VII. 	  	BOAT VERSUS BARDIE, 	  	27
VIII. 	  	CHILDREN WILL BE CHILDREN, 	  	32
IX. 	  	SANDHILLS TURNED TO SAND-HOLES, 	  	38
X. 	  	UNDER THE ROCK, 	  	44
XI. 	  	A WRECKER WRECKED, 	  	49
XII. 	  	HOW TO SELL FISH, 	  	57
XIII. 	  	THE CORONER AND THE CORONET, 	  	64
XIV. 	  	IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCE, 	  	70
XV. 	  	A VERDICT ON THE JURY, 	  	76
XVI. 	  	TRUTH LIES SOMETIMES IN A WELL, 	  	81
XVII. 	  	FOR A LITTLE CHANGE OF AIR, 	  	89
XVIII. 	  	PUBLIC APPROBATION, 	  	97
XIX. 	  	A CRAFT BEYOND THE LAW, 	  	106
XX. 	  	CONFIDENTIAL INTERCOURSE, 	  	112
XXI. 	  	CROSS-EXAMINATION, 	  	119
XXII. 	  	ANOTHER DISAPPOINTMENT, 	  	125
XXIII. 	  	INTO GOOD SOCIETY, 	  	131
XXIV. 	  	SOUND INVESTMENTS, 	  	137
XXV. 	  	A LONG GOOD-BYE, 	  	145
XXVI. 	  	BRAUNTON BURROWS, 	  	151
XXVII. 	  	A FINE SPECTACLE, 	  	158
XXVIII. 	  	SOMETHING ABOUT HIM, 	  	164
XXIX. 	  	A VISIT TO A PARSON, 	  	171
XXX. 	  	ON DUTY, 	  	182
XXXI. 	  	TWO LOVERS, 	  	189
XXXII. 	[Pg vi]  	AMONG THE SAVAGES, 	  	194
XXXIII. 	  	IN A STATE OF NATURE, 	  	203
XXXIV. 	  	WAITING AND LEARNING, 	  	212
XXXV. 	  	THE POLITE FERRYMAN, 	  	220
XXXVI. 	  	UNDER FAIRER AUSPICES, 	  	227
XXXVII. 	  	TWO POOR CHILDREN, 	  	234
XXXVII. 	  	A FINE OLD GENTLEMAN, 	  	241
XXXIX. 	  	NOTICE TO QUIT, 	  	250
XL. 	  	FORCIBLE EJECTMENT, 	  	257
XLI. 	  	THE RIGHT MAN IN THE RIGHT PLACE, 	  	267
XLII. 	  	THE LITTLE MAID AND THE MIDSHIPMAN, 	  	276
XLIII. 	  	A FINE PRICE FOR BARDIE, 	  	283
XLIV. 	  	PROVIDES FOR EDUCATION, 	  	292
XLV. 	  	INTRODUCES A REAL HERO, 	  	298
XLVI. 	  	AFTER SEVEN YEARS, 	  	305
XLVII. 	  	MISCHIEF IN A HOUSEHOLD, 	  	312
XLVIII. 	  	A BREATHLESS DISINTERMENT, 	  	320
XLIX. 	  	ONE WHO HAS INTERRED HIMSELF, 	  	327
L. 	  	A BRAVE MAN RUNS AWAY, 	  	334
LI. 	  	TRIPLE EDUCATION, 	  	341
LII. 	  	GREAT MARCH OF INTELLECT, 	  	347
LIII. 	  	BEATING UP FOR THE NAVY, 	  	356
LIV. 	  	TAMING OF THE SAVAGES, 	  	368
LV. 	  	UPON FOREIGN SERVICE, 	  	374
LVI. 	  	EXILES OF SOCIETY, 	  	380
LVII. 	  	MANY WEAK MOMENTS, 	  	387
LVIII. 	  	MORE HASTE, LESS SPEED, 	  	398
LIX. 	  	IN A ROCKY BOWER, 	  	403
LX. 	  	NELSON AND THE NILE, 	  	411
LXI. 	  	A SAVAGE DEED, 	  	415
LXII. 	  	A RASH YOUNG CAPTAIN, 	  	421
LXIII. 	  	POLLY AT HOME, 	  	430
LXIV. 	  	SUSAN QUITE ACQUITS HERSELF, 	  	438
LXV. 	  	SO DOES POOR OLD DAVY, 	  	447
LXVI. 	  	THE MAID AT LAST IS "DENTIFIED," 	  	453
LXVII. 	  	DOG EATS DOG, 	  	458
LXVIII. 	  	THE OLD PITCHER AT THE WELL AGAIN, 	  	465



THE REMARKABLE HISTORY
OF
SIR THOMAS UPMORE, BART., M.P.,
FORMERLY KNOWN AS "TOMMY UPMORE."
Non usitatâ, non tenui ferar
Pennâ——

[Pg vii]
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I. 	  Signs of Eminence 	1
II. 	  Itur ad Astra 	10
III. 	  The Dawn of Science 	16
IV. 	  The Pursuit of Science 	25
V. 	  "Grip" 	43
VI. 	  True Science 	54
VII. 	  The Great Washed 	65
VIII. 	  For Change of Air 	75
IX. 	  Thalatta! 	86
X. 	  The New Admiral 	96
XI. 	  Large Ideas 	106
XII. 	  Twentifold Towers 	119
XIII. 	  Whalebones 	131
XIV. 	  A Silly Pair 	145
XV. 	  Political Œconomy 	156
XVI. 	  No Extras 	166
XVII. 	  Self-defence 	178
XVIII. 	  Ah Me! 	189
XIX. 	  Comfort 	199
XX. 	  Boil no more 	209
XXI. 	  The Seat of Learning 	219
XXII. 	  Hereditary Laws 	229
[Pg viii]XXIII. 	  A County Meeting 	237
XXIV. 	  Old Bones, and Young Ones 	247
XXV. 	  On the Rocks 	256
XXVI. 	  Beneath them 	266
XXVII. 	  Pleasant, and Unpleasant Things 	277
XXVIII. 	  The Welfare of the Family 	286
XXIX. 	  Because he had no Pity 	295
XXX. 	  Perfidy 	303
XXXI. 	  Free Trade 	314
XXXII. 	  A Pair of Blue Eyes 	326
XXXIII. 	  Strong Intentions 	338
XXXIV. 	  Fames Famæ 	350
XXXV. 	  National Emergency 	362
XXXVI. 	  Vote for Tommy! 	371
XXXVII. 	  Sunny Bay 	379
XXXVIII. 	  Prepare 	386
XXXIX. 	  For Public and Private Benefit 	393
XL. 	  Fair Counsel 	398
XLI. 	  The Right Way to Surrender 	406
XLII. 	  Spars 	415
XLIII. 	  The Battle, and the Breeze 	421
XLIV. 	  The English Lion 	435



CRADOCK NOWELL

A Tale of the New forest.

BY

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE,

AUTHOR OF "CLARA VAUGHAN".

"You have said: whether wisely or no, let the forest judge".

As You Like It, Act III. Sc. 2.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

1866.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
Chapter 	Page
I. 	1
II. 	10
III. 	17
IV. 	26
V. 	42
VI. 	46
VII. 	54
VIII. 	66
IX. 	75
X. 	81
XI. 	95
XII. 	102
XIII. 	113
XIV. 	125
XV. 	134
XVI. 	145
XVII. 	158
XVIII. 	170
XIX. 	185
XX. 	195
XXI. 	204
XXII. 	210
XXIII. 	222
XXIV. 	239
XXV. 	265
XXVI. 	281
XXVII. 	293
XXVIII. 	309



CRADOCK NOWELL

A Tale of the New Forest.

BY

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE,

AUTHOR OF "CLARA VAUGHAN."

"You have said: whether wisely or no, let the forest judge."

As You Like It, Act III. Sc. 2.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

1866.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.
Chapter 	Page
I. 	1
II. 	35
III. 	52
IV. 	72
V. 	91
VI. 	111
VII. 	128
VIII. 	147
IX. 	172
X. 	190
XI. 	217
XII. 	236
XIII. 	245
XIV. 	253
XV. 	274
XVI. 	287
XVII. 	300



CRADOCK NOWELL

A Tale of the New Forest.

BY

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE,

"You have said: whether wisely or no, let the forest judge."

As You Like It, Act III. Sc. 2.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

1866.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.
Chapter 	Page
I. 	1
II. 	10
III. 	21
IV. 	49
V. 	64
VI. 	80
VII. 	102
VIII. 	122
IX. 	142
X. 	163
XI. 	173
XII. 	190
XIII. 	202
XIV. 	219
XV. 	234
XVI. 	264
XVII. 	276
XVIII. 	298



ALICE LORRAINE:



A TALE OF THE SOUTH DOWNS

.
BY

RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE,



1893
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I.— 	ALL IN THE DOWNS 	1
II.— 	COOMBE LORRAINE 	3
III.— 	LINEAGE AND LINEAMENTS 	5
IV.— 	FATHER AND FAVOURITE 	7
V.— 	THE LEGEND OF THE ASTROLOGER 	11
VI.— 	THE LEGEND CONTINUED 	14
VII.— 	THE LEGEND CONCLUDED 	17
VIII.— 	ASTROLOGICAL FORECAST 	20
IX.— 	THE LEGACY OF THE ASTROLOGER 	24
X.— 	A BOY AND A DONKEY 	27
XI.— 	CHAMBER PRACTICE 	35
XII.— 	WITH THE COSTERMONGERS 	45
XIII.— 	TO THE CHERRY-ORCHARDS 	49
XIV.— 	BEAUTIES OF THE COUNTRY 	55
XV.— 	OH, RUDDIER THAN THE CHERRY! 	59
XVI.— 	OH, SWEETER THAN THE BERRY! 	66
XVII.— 	VERY SHY THINGS 	72
XVIII.— 	THE KEY OF THE GATE 	78
XIX.— 	FOUR YOUNG LADIES 	84
XX.— 	A RECTOR OF THE OLDEN STYLE 	92
XXI.— 	A NOTABLE LADY 	96
XXII.— 	A MALIGNANT CASE 	100
XXIII.— 	THE BAITER BAITED 	105
XXIV.— 	A FATHERLY SUGGESTION 	109
XXV.— 	THE WELL OF THE SIBYL 	112
XXVI.— 	AN OPPORTUNE ENVOY 	117
XXVII.— 	A GOOD PARSONâ?TS HOLIDAY 	121
XXVIII.— 	NOT TO BE RESISTED 	126
XXIX.— 	ABSURD SURDS 	130
XXX.— 	OUR LAD STEENIE 	135
XXXI.— 	IN A MARCHING REGIMENT 	139
XXXII.— 	PUBLIC AND PRIVATE OPINION 	144
XXXIII.— 	RAGS AND BONES 	149
XXXIV.— 	UNDER DEADLY FIRE 	157
XXXV.— 	HOW TO FRY NO PANCAKES 	161
XXXVI.— 	LADY COKE UPON LITTLETON 	166
XXXVII.— 	ACHES v. ACRES 	172
XXXVIII.— 	IN THE DEADLY BREACH 	177
XXXIX.— 	SHERRY SACK 	183
XL.— 	BENEATH BRIGHT EYES 	191
XLI.— 	DONNAS PRAY AND PRACTISE 	195
XLII.— 	AN UNWELCOME ESCORT 	200
XLIII.— 	IN AMONG THE BIG-WIGS 	209
XLIV.— 	HOW TO TAKE BAD TIDINGS 	216
XLV.— 	INNOCENCE IN NO SENSE 	220
XLVI.— 	HARD RIDING AND HARD READING 	226
XLVII.— 	TRY TO THINK THE BEST OF ME 	234
XLVIII.— 	SOMETHING WORTH KISSING 	239
XLIX.— 	A DANGEROUS COMMISSION 	245
L.— 	STERLING AND STRIKING AFFECTION 	250
LI.— 	EMPTY LOCKERS 	259
LII.— 	BE NO MORE OFFICER OF MINE 	264
LIII.— 	FAREWELL, ALL YOU SPANISH LADIES 	268
LIV.— 	GOING UP THE TREE 	275
LV.— 	THE WOEBURN 	281
LVI.— 	GOING DOWN THE HILL 	290
LVII.— 	THE PLEDGE OF A LIFE 	297
LVIII.— 	A HEROâ?TS RETURN 	304
LIX.— 	THE GRAVE OF THE ASTROLOGER 	312
LX.— 	COURTLY MANNERS 	316
LXI.— 	A SAMPLE FROM KENT 	322
LXII.— 	A FAMILY ARRANGEMENT 	327
LXIII.— 	BETTER THAN THE DOCTORS 	332
LXIV.— 	IMPENDING DARKNESS 	335
LXV.— 	A FINE CHRISTMAS SERMON 	341
LXVI.— 	COMING DOWN IN EARNEST 	344
LXVII.— 	THE LAST CHANCE LOST 	348
LXVIII.— 	THE DEATH-BOURNE 	353
LXIX.— 	BOTTLER BEATS THE ELEMENTS 	357
LXX.— 	OH, HARO! HARO! HARO! 	361
LXXI.— 	AN ARGUMENT REFUTED 	367
LXXII.— 	ON LETHEâ?TS WHARF 	370
LXXIII.— 	POLLYâ?TS DOLL 	374
LXXIV.— 	FROM HADESâ?T GATES 	377
LXXV.— 	SOMETHING LIKE A LEGACY 	380
LXXVI.— 	SCIENTIFIC SOLUTION 	385
LXXVII.— 	HER HEART IS HIS 	387
LXXVIII.— 	THE LAST WORD COMES FROM BONNY 	390



KIT AND KITTY


A Story of West Middlesex


BY R. D. BLACKMORE

1894
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I.- 	UNCLE CORNY 	1
II.- 	MY KITTY 	3
III.- 	THE TIMBER-BRIDGE 	7
IV.- 	PEACHES, AND PEACHING 	12
V.- 	A LITTLE TIFF 	18
VI.- 	THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE 	22
VII.- 	DE GUSTIBUS 	29
VIII.- 	BAD COUNSEL 	37
IX.- 	A DOG VIOLATE 	42
X.- 	AN UPWARD STROKE 	50
XI.- 	THE FINE ARTS 	55
XII.- 	AN EMPTY PILE 	61
XIII.- 	MY UNCLE BEGINS 	67
XIV.- 	AND ENDS WITH A MORAL 	74
XV.- 	MORAL SUPPORT 	82
XVI.- 	TRUE LOVE 	89
XVII.- 	TRUE FATHER 	96
XVIII.- 	FALSE MOTHER 	102
XIX.- 	DOE DEM. ROE 	109
XX.- 	AUNT PARSLOW 	115
XXI.- 	A TULIP BLOOM 	122
XXII.- 	COLDPEPPER HALL 	128
XXIII.- 	AT BAY, AND IN THE BAY 	135
XXIV.- 	HARO! 	141
XXV.- 	ON THE SHELF 	149
XXVI.- 	A DOWNY COVE 	155
XXVII.- 	OFF THE SHELF 	162
XXVIII.- 	OUT OF ALL REASON 	168
XXIX.- 	A FINE TIP 	175
XXX.- 	BASKETS 	183
XXXI.- 	THE GIANT OF THE HEATH 	189
XXXII.- 	A DREAM 	199
XXXIII.- 	URGENT MEASURES 	206
XXXIV.- 	TWO TO ONE 	214
XXXV.- 	UNDER THE GARDEN WALL 	219
XXXVI.- 	FROST IN MAY 	226
XXXVII.- 	COLD COMFORT 	233
XXXVIII.- 	NONE 	241
XXXIX.- 	ON TWO CHAIRS 	248
XL.- 	JOB'S COMFORT 	256
XLI.- 	TRUE COMFORT 	262
XLII.- 	BEHIND THE FIDDLE 	268
XLIII.- 	THE GREAT LADY 	275
XLIV.- 	MET AGAIN 	282
XLV.- 	ROGUES FALL OUT 	288
XLVI.- 	TONY TONKS 	296
XLVII.- 	TOADSTOOLS 	303
XLVIII.- 	THE DUCHESS 	310
XLIX.- 	CRAFTY, AND SIMPLE 	317
L.- 	A POCKETFUL OF MONEY 	325
LI.- 	NOT IN A HURRY 	332
LII.- 	A WANDERING GLEAM 	338
LIII.- 	A BAD NIGHT 	343
LIV.- 	PRINCE'S MANSION 	350
LV.- 	RELIEF OF MIND 	356
LVI.- 	ANOTHER TRACE 	359
LVII.- 	A VAIN APPEAL 	366
LVIII.- 	UNCLE CORNY'S LOVE-TALE 	373
LXIX.- 	A COOL REQUEST 	380
LX.- 	ALIVE IN DEATH 	387
LXI.- 	ZINKA 	396
LXII.- 	HASTE TO THE WEDDING 	402
LXIII.- 	THERE SAT KITTY 	408
LXIV.- 	A MENSÂ ET TORO 	414
LXV.- 	HER OWN WAY 	420
LXVI.- 	ONE GOOD WISH 	427





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