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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of Anthony Hope
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WORKS OF

ANTHONY HOPE
(SIR ANTHONY HOPE HAWKINS)


CONTENTS

##  THE PRISONER OF ZENDA

##  RUPERT OF HENTZAU

##  FRIVOLOUS CUPID

##  DOLLY DIALOGUES

##  THE SECRET OF THE TOWER

##  A MAN OF MARK

##  THE INDISCRETION OF THE DUCHESS

##  FATHER STAFFORD

##  QUISANTÉ

##  SIMON DALE

##  TRISTRAM OF BLENT

##  HALF A HERO

##  THE KING'S MIRROR

##  COMEDIES OF COURTSHIP

##  CAPTAIN DIEPPE

##  HELENA'S PATH

##  SECOND STRING

##  HOME FROM THE WARS

##  SOPHY OF KRAVONIA

##  THE CHRONICLES OF COUNT ANTONIO

##  THE GOD IN THE CAR

##  SPORT ROYAL

##  MRS. MAXON PROTESTS

##  THE HEART OF PRINCESS OSRA

##  MR. WITT'S WIDOW

##  PHROSO

##  DOUBLE HARNESS

##  A YOUNG MAN'S YEAR

##  A CHANGE OF AIR

##  THE INTRUSIONS OF PEGGY

##  A SERVANT OF THE PUBLIC

##  TALES OF TWO PEOPLE

##  LUCINDA



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



THE PRISONER OF ZENDA
by Anthony Hope



CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 	The Rassendylls-With a Word on the Elphbergs
CHAPTER 2 	Concerning the Colour of Men’s Hair
CHAPTER 3 	A Merry Evening with a Distant Relative
CHAPTER 4 	The King Keeps his Appointment
CHAPTER 5 	The Adventures of an Understudy
CHAPTER 6 	The Secret of a Cellar
CHAPTER 7 	His Majesty Sleeps in Strelsau
CHAPTER 8 	A Fair Cousin and a Dark Brother
CHAPTER 9 	A New Use for a Tea-Table
CHAPTER 10 	A Great Chance for a Villain
CHAPTER 11 	Hunting a Very Big Boar
CHAPTER 12 	I Receive a Visitor and Bait a Hook
CHAPTER 13 	An Improvement on Jacob's Ladder
CHAPTER 14 	A Night Outside the Castle
CHAPTER 15 	I Talk with a Tempter
CHAPTER 16 	A Desperate Plan
CHAPTER 17 	Young Rupert's Midnight Diversions
CHAPTER 18 	The Forcing of the Trap
CHAPTER 19 	Face to Face in the Forest
CHAPTER 20 	The Prisoner and the King
CHAPTER 21 	If Love Were All!
CHAPTER 22 	Present, Past-and Future?



RUPERT OF HENTZAU
FROM THE MEMOIRS OF FRITZ VON TARLENHEIM
Sequel to The Prisoner of Zenda
By Anthony Hope



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	THE QUEEN’S GOOD-BY
CHAPTER II. 	A STATION WITHOUT A CAB
CHAPTER III. 	AGAIN TO ZENDA
CHAPTER IV. 	AN EDDY ON THE MOAT
CHAPTER V. 	AN AUDIENCE OF THE KING
CHAPTER VI. 	THE TASK OF THE QUEEN’S SERVANTS
CHAPTER VII. 	THE MESSAGE OF SIMON THE HUNTSMAN
CHAPTER VIII. 	THE TEMPER OF BORIS THE HOUND
CHAPTER IX. 	THE KING IN THE HUNTING LODGE
CHAPTER X. 	THE KING IN STRELSAU
CHAPTER XI. 	WHAT THE CHANCELLOR’S WIFE SAW
CHAPTER XII. 	BEFORE THEM ALL!
CHAPTER XIII. 	A KING UP HIS SLEEVE
CHAPTER XIV. 	THE NEWS COMES TO STRELSAU
CHAPTER XV. 	A PASTIME FOR COLONEL SAPT
CHAPTER XVI. 	A CROWD IN THE KONIGSTRASSE
CHAPTER XVII. 	YOUNG RUPERT AND THE PLAY-ACTOR
CHAPTER XVIII. 	THE TRIUMPH OF THE KING
CHAPTER XIX. 	FOR OUR LOVE AND HER HONOR
CHAPTER XX. 	THE DECISION OF HEAVEN
CHAPTER XXI. 	THE COMING OF THE DREAM



FRIVOLOUS CUPID
By Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins
(Anthony Hope, Pseud.)



CONTENTS
I.   	RELUCTANCE
II.   	WHY MEN DON'T MARRY
III.   	A CHANGE OF HEART
IV.   	A REPENTANT SINNER
V.   	'TWIXT WILL AND WILL NOT
VI.   	WHICH SHALL IT BE?
VII.   	MARRIAGE BY COMPULSION
VIII.   	ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL



DOLLY DIALOGUES
By Anthony Hope



CONTENTS
A LIBERAL EDUCATION
CORDIAL RELATIONS
RETRIBUTION
THE PERVERSENESS OF IT
A MATTER OF DUTY
MY LAST CHANCE
THE LITTLE WRETCH
AN EXPENSIVE PRIVILEGE
A VERY DULL AFFAIR
STRANGE, BUT TRUE
THE VERY LATEST THING
AN UNCOUNTED HOUR
A REMINISCENCE
A VERY FINE DAY
THE HOUSE OPPOSITE
A QUICK CHANGE
A SLIGHT MISTAKE
THE OTHER LADY
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN
ONE WAY IN



THE SECRET OF THE TOWER
By Anthony Hope
1919



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	DOCTOR MARY’S PAYING GUEST
CHAPTER II. 	THE GENERAL REMEMBERS
CHAPTER III. 	MR. SAFFRON AT HOME
CHAPTER IV. 	PROFESSIONAL ETIQUETTE
CHAPTER V. 	A FAMILIAR IMPLEMENT
CHAPTER VI. 	ODD STORY OF CAPTAIN DUGGLE
CHAPTER VII. 	A GENTLEMANLY STRANGER
CHAPTER VIII. 	CAPTAIN ALEC RAISES HIS VOICE
CHAPTER IX. 	DOCTOR MARY’S ULTIMATUM
CHAPTER X. 	THE MAGICAL WORD MOROCCO!
CHAPTER XI. 	THE CAR BEHIND THE TREES
CHAPTER XII. 	THE SECRET OF THE TOWER
CHAPTER XIII. 	RIGHT OF CONQUEST
CHAPTER XIV. 	THE SCEPTER IN THE GRAVE
CHAPTER XV. 	A NORMAL CASE
CHAPTER XVI. 	DEAD MAJESTY
CHAPTER XVII. 	THE CHIEF MOURNERS
CHAPTER XVIII. 	THE GOLD AND THE TREASURE
THE END.



A MAN OF MARK
By Anthony Hope
1895



CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. 	THE MOVEMENT AND THE MAN.
CHAPTER II. 	A FINANCIAL EXPEDIENT.
CHAPTER III. 	AN EXCESS OF AUTHORITY.
CHAPTER IV. 	OVERTURES FROM THE OPPOSITION.
CHAPTER V. 	I APPRECIATE THE SITUATION.
CHAPTER VI. 	MOURONS POUR LA PATRIE!
CHAPTER VII. 	THE MINE IS LAID.
CHAPTER VIII. 	JOHNNY CARR IS WILLFUL.
CHAPTER IX. 	A SUPPER PARTY.
CHAPTER X. 	TWO SURPRISES.
CHAPTER XI. 	DIVIDING THE SPOILS.
CHAPTER XII. 	BETWEEN TWO FIRES.
CHAPTER XIII. 	I WORK UPON HUMAN NATURE.
CHAPTER XIV. 	FAREWELL TO AUREATALAND.
CHAPTER XV. 	A DIPLOMATIC ARRANGEMENT.



THE INDISCRETION OF THE DUCHESS
By Anthony Hope
1894
CONTENTS
A Multitude of Good Reasons
The Significance of a Supper-Table
The Unexpected that Always Happened
The Duchess Defines Her Position
A Strategic Retreat
A Hint of Something Serious
Heard through the Door
I Find that I Care
An Unparalleled Insult
Left on My Hands
A Very Clever Scheme
As a Man Possessed
A Timely Truce
For an Empty Box
I Choose My Way
The Inn near Pontorson
A Reluctant Intrusion
A Strange Good Humor
Unsummoned Witnesses
The Duke’s Epitaph
A Passing Carriage
From Shadow to Sunshine



FATHER STAFFORD
By Anthony Hope
1895
CONTENTS.
I 	Eugene Lane and his Guests
II 	New Faces and Old Feuds
III 	Father Stafford Changes his Habits, and Mr. Haddington his Views
IV 	Sir Roderick Ayre Inspects Mr. Morewood's Masterpiece
V 	How Three Gentlemen Acted for the Best
VI 	Father Stafford Keeps Vigil
VII 	An Early Train and a Morning's Amusement
VIII 	Stafford in Retreat, and Sir Roderick in Action
IX 	The Battle of Baden
X 	Mr. Morewood is Moved to Indignation
XI 	Waiting Lady Claudia's Pleasure
XII 	Lady Claudia is Vexed with Mankind
XIII 	A Lover's Fate and a Friend's Counsel
XIV 	Some People are as Fortunate as they Deserve to Be
XV 	An End and a Beginning



QUISANTÉ
Anthony Hope



CONTENTS
Chapter 	Page
DICK BENYON'S OUTSIDER 	1
MOMENTS 	16
SANDRO'S WAY 	31
HE'S COMING! 	46
WHIMSY-WHAMSIES 	65
ON DUTY HILL 	84
ADVICE FROM AUNT MARIA 	101
CONTRA MUNDUM 	120
LEAD US NOT— 	137
PRACTICAL POLITICS 	155
SEVENTY-SEVEN AND SUSY SINNETT 	176
A HIGHLY CORRECT ATTITUDE 	196
NOT SUPERHUMAN 	215
OPEN EYES 	235
A STRANGE IDEA 	257
THE IRREVOCABLE 	279
DONE FOR? 	301
FOR LACK OF LOVE? 	321
DEATH DEFIED 	339
THE QUIET LIFE TO-MORROW 	355
A RELICT 	371



SIMON DALE
By Anthony Hope



CONTENTS
I. 	The Child of Prophecy 	3
II. 	The Way of Youth 	18
III. 	The Music of the World 	33
IV. 	Cydaria revealed 	49
V. 	I am forbidden to forget 	65
VI. 	An Invitation to Court 	84
VII. 	What came of Honesty 	103
VIII. 	Madness, Magic, and Moonshine 	122
IX. 	Of Gems and Pebbles 	140
X. 	Je Viens, Tu Viens, Il Vient 	160
XI. 	The Gentleman from Calais 	180
XII. 	The Deference of His Grace the Duke 	201
XIII. 	The Meed of Curiosity 	222
XIV. 	The King's Cup 	244
XV. 	M. de Perrencourt whispers 	263
XVI. 	M. de Perrencourt wonders 	283
XVIII.[Pg 2] 	Some Mighty Silly Business 	324
XIX. 	A Night on the Road 	345
XX. 	The Vicar's Proposition 	362
XXI. 	The Strange Conjuncture of Two Gentlemen 	378
XXII. 	The Device of Lord Carford 	396
XXIII. 	A Pleasant Penitence 	414
XXIV. 	A Comedy before the King 	434
XXV. 	The Mind of M. de Fontelles 	451
XXVI. 	I come Home 	468



TRISTRAM OF BLENT
An Episode in the Story of an Ancient House
By Anthony Hope
CONTENTS
PAGE
I   	A Suppressed Passage 	1
II   	Mr Cholderton's Imp 	10
III   	On Guard 	22
IV   	She Could an' She Would 	34
V   	The First Round 	48
VI   	The Attraction of It 	61
VII   	The Moment Draws Near 	74
VIII   	Duty and Mr Neeld 	88
IX   	The Man in Possession 	101
X   	Behold the Heir! 	114
XI   	A Phantom by the Pool 	129
XII   	Fighters and Doubters 	143
XIII   	In the Long Gallery 	158
XIV   	The Very Same Day 	173
XV   	An Inquisition Interrupted 	190
XVI   	The New Life 	205
XVII   	River Scenes and Bric-à-Brac 	220
XVIII   	Conspirators and a Crux 	233
XIX   	In the Matter of Blinkhampton 	248
XX   	The Tristram Way—A Specimen 	264
XXI   	The Persistence of Blent 	279
XXII   	An Insult to the Blood 	296
XXIII   	A Decree of Banishment 	312
XXIV   	After the End of All 	328
XXV   	There's the Lady Too! 	342
XXVI   	A Business Call 	358
XXVII   	Before Translation 	375
XXVIII   	The Cat and the Bell 	391
XXIX   	The Curmudgeon 	407
XXX   	Till the Next Generation 	420



HALF A HERO
By Anthony Hope
1911



CONTENTS
CHAP. 	  	PAGE
I. 	THE IMPOSSIBLE—INEVITABLE 	1
II. 	A POPULAR DEMONSTRATION 	11
III. 	HOSPITALITY EX OFFICIO 	19
IV. 	WEEDING OUT THE WEAK-KNEED 	30
V. 	A TALK AT A DANCE 	41
VI. 	A CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE 	50
VII. 	A COMMON SPECTACLE 	59
VIII. 	FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER 	69
IX. 	TWO HASTY UTTERANCES 	80
X. 	THE SMOKE OF HIDDEN FIRES 	90
XI. 	A CONSCIENTIOUS MAN'S CONSCIENCE 	100
XII. 	AN ABSURD AMBITION 	110
XIII. 	OUT OF HARM'S WAY 	121
XIV. 	A FATAL SECESSION 	133
XV. 	AN ATTEMPT AT TERRORISM 	144
XVI. 	A LEAKY VESSEL 	153
XVII. 	THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MAN 	162
XVIII. 	BY AN OVERSIGHT OF SOCIETY'S 	173
XIX. 	LAST CHANCES 	183
XX. 	THE LAW VERSUS RULE 3 	196
XXI. 	ALL THERE WAS TO TELL 	205
XXII. 	THE STORY OF A PHOTOGRAPH 	215
XXIII. 	AN ORATOR'S RIVAL 	227
XXIV. 	THREE AGAINST THE WORLD 	236
XXV. 	THE TRUTH TOO LATE 	244
XXVI. 	THE UNCLEAN THING 	255
XXVII. 	THE DECISION OF THE ORACLE 	268
XXVIII. 	STEALING A MARCH 	280
XXIX. 	A BEATEN MAN'S THOUGHTS 	291
XXX. 	THE END OF A TUMULT 	300



THE KING'S MIRROR
By Anthony Hope
1899
CONTENTS.
CHAPTER   	  	PAGE
I.— 	A pious hyperbole 	1
II.— 	A bird without wings 	11
III.— 	Some secret opinions 	22
IV.— 	Two of my makers 	34
V.— 	Something about Victoria 	47
VI.— 	A student of love affairs 	60
VII.— 	Things not to be noticed 	73
VIII.— 	Destiny in a pinafore 	84
IX.— 	Just what would happen 	96
X.— 	Of a political appointment 	109
XI.— 	An act of abdication 	122
XII.— 	King at a price 	136
XIII.— 	I promise not to laugh 	151
XIV.— 	Pleasure takes leave to protest 	165
XV.— 	The hair-dresser waits 	179
XVI.— 	A chase of two phantoms 	193
XVII.— 	Decidedly mediæval 	207
XVIII.— 	William Adolphus hits the mark 	219
XIX.— 	Great promotion 	233
XX.— 	An interesting parallel 	248
XXI.— 	On the art of falling soft 	261
XXII.— 	Ut puto, vestis fio 	275
XXIII.— 	A paradox of sensibility 	290
XXIV.— 	What a question! 	304
XXV.— 	A smack of repetition 	318
XXVI.— 	The secret of the Countess 	334
XXVII.— 	Of grazes on the knee 	349
XXVIII.— 	As Bederhof arranged 	363



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  	FACING
PAGE
"I'm not a king for my own pleasure" 	Frontispiece
Hammerfeldt came to me and kissed my hand 	43
The firelight played on the hand that held the screen 	102
"My ransom," said I. "The price of my freedom" 	148
"On my honour, a pure accident," said Varvilliers 	215
"Why, what brings you here?" I cried 	262
"My dear friend, have you forgotten me?" 	293
"I'll try—I'll try to make you happy" 	342



COMEDIES OF COURTSHIP
By Anthony Hope
1894



CONTENTS
THE WHEEL OF LOVE
CHAPTER I. 	THE VIRTUOUS HYPOCRITES
CHAPTER II. 	SYMPATHY IN SORROW
CHAPTER III. 	A PROVIDENTIAL DISCLOSURE
CHAPTER IV. 	THE TALE OF A POSTMARK
CHAPTER V. 	A SECOND EDITION
CHAPTER VI. 	A MAN WITH A THEORY
CHAPTER VII. 	THE SIGHTS OF AVIGNON
CHAPTER VIII. 	MR. AND MRS. ASHFORTH (1)
CHAPTER IX. 	MR. AND MRS. ASHFORTH (2)
CHAPTER X. 	MR. AND NOT MRS. ASHFORTH
CHAPTER XI. 	A DYNAMITE OUTRAGE
CHAPTER XII. 	ANOTHER!
CHAPTER XIII. 	FAITHFUL TO DEATH
THE LADY OF THE POOL
CHAPTER I. 	A FIRM BELIEVER
CHAPTER II. 	MISS WALLACE’S FRIEND
CHAPTER III. 	ALL NONSENSE
CHAPTER IV. 	A CATASTROPHE AT THE POOL
CHAPTER V. 	AN UNFORESEEN CASE
CHAPTER VI. 	THERE WAS SOMEBODY
CHAPTER VII. 	THE INEVITABLE MEETING
CHAPTER VIII. 	THE MORAL OF IT
CHAPTER IX. 	TWO MEN OF SPIRIT
CHAPTER X. 	THE INCARNATION OF LADY AGATHA
THE CURATE OF POLTONS
A THREE-VOLUME NOVEL
THE PHILOSOPHER IN THE APPLE ORCHARD
THE DECREE OF DUKE DEODONATO



CAPTAIN DIEPPE
By Anthony Hope
1906
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I.   	THE HOUSE ON THE BLUFF
II.   	THE MAN BY THE STREAM
III.   	THE LADY IN THE GARDEN
IV.   	THE INN IN THE VILLAGE
V.   	THE RENDEZVOUS BY THE CROSS
VI.   	THE HUT IN THE HOLLOW
VII.   	THE FLOOD ON THE RIVER
VIII.   	THE CARRIAGE AT THE FORD
IX.   	THE STRAW IN THE CORNER
X.   	THE JOURNEY TO ROME
XI.   	THE LUCK OF THE CAPTAIN



HELENA'S PATH
Anthony Hope
1912
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 	  	PAGE
I 	Ambrose, Lord Lynborough 	3
II 	Largely Topographical 	15
III 	Of Law and Natural Rights 	33
IV 	The Message of a Padlock 	52
V 	The Beginning of War 	70
VI 	Exercise Before Breakfast 	90
VII 	Another Wedge! 	110
VIII 	The Marchesa Moves 	127
IX 	Lynborough Drops a Catch 	148
X 	In the Last Resort 	171
XI 	An Armistice 	186
XII 	An Embassage 	206
XIII 	The Feast of St. John Baptist 	223



SECOND STRING
By Anthony Hope
1910



CONTENTS
I. 	Home Again 	5
II. 	A Very Little Hunting 	27
III. 	The Potent Voice 	45
IV. 	Settled Programmes 	66
V. 	Broadening Life 	87
VI. 	The Worlds of Meriton 	106
VII. 	Entering for the Race 	128
VIII. 	Wonderful Words 	148
IX. 	"Interjection" 	169
X. 	Friends in Need 	190
XI. 	The Shawl by the Window 	212
XII. 	Concerning a Stolen Kiss 	235
XIII. 	A Lover Looks Pale 	256
XIV. 	Saving the Nation 	278
XV. 	Love and Fear 	300
XVI. 	A Choice of Evils 	321
XVII.
	Reformation 	342
XVIII. 	Penitence and Problems 	362
XIX. 	Marked Money 	384
XX. 	No Good? 	404
XXI. 	The Empty Place 	424
XXII. 	Grubbing Away 	446
XXIII. 	A Stop-Gap 	468
XXIV. 	Pretty Much the Same! 	490
XXV. 	The Last Fight 	512
XXVI. 	Tales out of School for Once 	533
XXVII. 	Not of his Seeking 	555



BEAUMAROY HOME FROM THE WARS
By Anthony Hope
1919



CONTENTS
CHAPTER 		PAGE
I. 	Doctor Mary's Paying Guest 	1
II. 	The General Remembers 	13
III. 	Mr. Saffron at Home 	27
IV. 	Professional Etiquette 	39
V. 	A Familiar Implement 	53
VI. 	Odd Story of Captain Duggle! 	66
VII. 	A Gentlemanly Stranger 	80
VIII. 	Captain Alec raises his Voice 	94
IX. 	Doctor Mary's Ultimatum 	107
X. 	That Magical Word Morocco! 	123
XI. 	The Car behind the Trees 	138
XII. 	The Secret of the Tower 	151
XIII. 	Right of Conquest 	163
XIV. 	The Sceptre in the Grave 	178
XV. 	A Normal Case 	192
XVI. 	Dead Majesty 	206
XVII. 	The Chief Mourners 	220
XVIII. 	The Gold and the Treasure 	234



SOPHY OF KRAVONIA
A Novel
By Anthony Hope
1906
CONTENTS
	Introduction 	v
Part I
MORPINGHAM
I. 	Enoch Grouch's Daughter 	3
II. 	The Cook and the Catechism 	10
III. 	Beautiful Julia—and my Lord 	19
IV. 	Fate's Way—or Lady Meg's 	29
V. 	The Vision of "Something Bright" 	40
PART II
PARIS
I. 	Pharos, Mantis, and Co. 	45
II. 	The Lord of Youth 	55
III. 	The Note—and no Reasons 	64
IV. 	The Picture and the Star 	72
PART III
KRAVONIA
I. 	The Name-Day of the King 	79
II. 	At the Golden Lion 	90
III. 	The Virgin with the Lamp 	101
IV. 	The Message of the Night 	110
V. 	A Question of Memory 	118
VI. 	"Impossible" or "Immediate"? 	129
VII. 	The Baroness Goes to Court 	139
VIII. 	Monseigneur's Uniform 	149
IX. 	Countess Ellenburg Prays 	159
X. 	The Sound of a Trumpet 	169
XI. 	M. Zerkovitch's Bedroom Fire 	180
XII. 	Joyful of Heart 	193
XIII. 	A Delicate Duty 	203
XIV. 	His Majesty Dies—To-Morrow! 	216
XV. 	A Job for Captain Hercules 	225
XVI. 	A Frenchman and a Mattress 	235
XVII. 	Ingenious Colonel Stafnitz 	246
XVIII. 	To the Faithful City 	258
XIX. 	The Silver Ring 	267
XX. 	They Have Colds in Slavna 	280
XXI. 	On Saturday at Miklevni! 	292
XXII. 	Jealous of Death 	303
XXIII. 	A Woman and a Ghost 	313
XXIV. 	True to Her Love 	325



THE CHRONICLES OF COUNT ANTONIO
By Anthony Hope
1895
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 		PAGE
I.— 	How Count Antonio took to the hills 	1
II.— 	Count Antonio and the traitor prince 	39
III.— 	Count Antonio and the Prince of Mantivoglia 	71
IV.— 	Count Antonio and the wizard's drug 	116
V.— 	Count Antonio and the sacred bones 	158
VI.— 	Count Antonio and the hermit of the vault 	202
VII.— 	Count Antonio and the Lady of Rilano 	245
VIII.— 	The manner of Count Antonio's return 	290



THE GOD IN THE CAR
By Anthony Hope
1894



CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
I. 	An Insolent Memory 	1
II. 	The Coining of a Nickname 	14
III. 	Mrs. Dennison's Orders 	26
IV. 	Two Young Gentlemen 	39
V. 	A Telegram to Frankfort 	52
VI. 	Whose shall it be? 	66
VII. 	An Attempt to stop the Wheels 	81
VIII. 	Converts and Heretics 	96
IX. 	An Oppressive Atmosphere 	108
X. 	A Lady's Bit of Work 	120
XI. 	Against his Coming 	134
XII. 	It can wait 	148
XIII. 	A Spasm of Penitence 	160
XIV. 	The Thing or the Man 	173
XV. 	The Work of a Week 	185
XVI. 	The Last Barriers 	200
XVII. 	A Sound in the Night 	217
XVIII. 	On the Matter of a Railway 	231
XIX. 	Past praying for 	248
XX. 	The Baron's Contribution 	258
XXI. 	A Joint in his Armour 	271
XXII. 	A Toast in Champagne 	287
XXIII. 	The Cutting of the Knot 	304
XXIV. 	The Return of a Friend 	317
XXV. 	The Moving Car 	332



SPORT ROYAL
Anthony Hope
1895



CONTENTS
  	  	PAGE
Sport Royal:
Chapter I. 	The Sequel to the Ball, 	1
“II. 	At the Hôtel Magnifique, 	31
“III. 	The Mission of the Ruby, 	54
A Tragedy in Outline, 	99
A Malapropos Parent, 	102
How they Stopped the “Run,” 	115
A Little Joke, 	126
A Guardian of Morality, 	139
Not a Bad Deal, 	154
Middleton’s Model, 	169
My Astral Body, 	185
The Nebraska Loadstone, 	204
A Successful Rehearsal, 	216



MRS. MAXON PROTESTS
By Anthony Hope
1911



CONTENTS
CHAP. 		PAGE
I. 	"INKPAT!" 	1
II. 	A CASE OF NECESSITY 	10
III. 	'IN SOLUTION' 	20
IV. 	KEEPING A PROMISE 	31
V. 	THE GREAT ALLIES 	42
VI. 	FRUIT OF THE TREE 	53
VII. 	A CODE AND A THEORY 	64
VIII. 	SUBVERSIVE 	74
IX. 	NO PROCEEDINGS! 	85
X. 	MAUVE ENVELOPES 	96
XI. 	AN UNMENTIONED NAME 	107
XII. 	CHRISTMAS IN WOBURN SQUARE 	119
XIII. 	CHRISTMAS AT SHAYLOR'S PATCH 	131
XIV. 	A COUNSEL OF PERFECTION 	143
XV. 	MRS. NOBODY 	155
XVI. 	A WORD TAKEN AT PLEASURE 	167
XVII. 	THE TRACK OF THE RAIDER 	180
XVIII. 	NOTHING SERIOUS 	193
XIX. 	A POINT OF HONOUR 	206
XX. 	AN HEROIC OFFER 	219
XXI. 	IS HE A BULLY? 	233
XXII. 	JUDGMENT ACCORDINGLY 	247
XXIII. 	THE REGIMENT 	261
XXIV. 	AN ENLIGHTENMENT 	274
XXV. 	"PERHAPS!" 	286
XXVI. 	A FRIEND DEPARTS 	300
XXVII. 	A PHILOSOPHICAL PROJECT 	311
XXVIII. 	THE VIEW FROM A HOUSE 	323
XXIX. 	IN THE RESULT 	337



THE HEART OF PRINCESS OSRA
By ANTHONY HOPE
1895



CONTENTS.
CHAP. 	PAGE.
I. The Happiness of Stephen the Smith 	1
II. The Wager of the Marquis de Mérosailles 	51
III. The Madness of Lord Harry Culverhouse 	79
IV. The Courtesy of Christian the Highwayman 	100
V. The Sin of the Bishop of Modenstein 	131
VI. The Device of Giraldo the Painter 	175
VII. The Indifference of the Miller of Hofbau 	201
VIII. The Love of the Prince of Glottenberg 	226
IX. The Victory of the Grand Duke of Mittenheim 	258
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  	PAGE.
"'Kill him for me, then; kill him for me'" 	Frontispiece
"'Take her and be happy'" 	11
"Stephen stood on the threshold with his staff in his hand" 	37
The physician receives Princess Osra 	56
"'Madame, if you will, you can do me a great service'" 	101
"With either hand he drew a silver-mounted pistol" 	114
"She asked the officer why a throng of people hastened
to the city" 	118
"'My lord, where is the Princess?'" 	160
"He drove his sword into his body, and the Count gave
back before it" 	165
"He walked with his head down and his eyes on the ground" 	171
"He took it and drained it" 	204
"On either side of it sat the priest of the village and the
Miller of Hofbau" 	215
"'Forgive me, forgive me!'" 	252
"A young man sprang up, and, with a low bow, drew
aside to let her pass" 	259
"'You are the beauty of the world,' he answered smiling" 	263



MR. WITT’S WIDOW
A FRIVOLOUS TALE
By Anthony Hope
1912



CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	  	PAGE
I. 	How George Neston jumped 	1
II. 	Why George Neston jumped 	15
III. 	“What are Quarter Sessions?” 	26
IV. 	A Serpent in Eden 	38
V. 	The First Paragraph—and Others 	52
VI. 	A Successful Ordeal 	65
VII. 	An Impossible Bargain 	82
VIII. 	The Fracas at Mrs. Pocklington’s 	95
IX. 	Gerald Neston satisfies himself 	109
X. 	Reminiscences of a Nobleman 	122
XI. 	Presenting an Honest Woman 	136
XII. 	Not before those Girls! 	150
XIII. 	Containing more than one Ultimatium 	162
XIV. 	Neaera’s Last Card 	172
XV. 	A Letter for Mr. Gerald 	183
XVI. 	There is an Explosion 	197[vi]
XVII. 	Laura differs 	208
XVIII. 	George nearly goes to Brighton 	219
XIX. 	Some one to speak to 	227
XX. 	Fate’s Instruments 	237



MR. WITT’S WIDOW
A FRIVOLOUS TALE
By Anthony Hope
1912



CONTENTS.
CHAPTER 	  	PAGE
I. 	How George Neston jumped 	1
II. 	Why George Neston jumped 	15
III. 	“What are Quarter Sessions?” 	26
IV. 	A Serpent in Eden 	38
V. 	The First Paragraph—and Others 	52
VI. 	A Successful Ordeal 	65
VII. 	An Impossible Bargain 	82
VIII. 	The Fracas at Mrs. Pocklington’s 	95
IX. 	Gerald Neston satisfies himself 	109
X. 	Reminiscences of a Nobleman 	122
XI. 	Presenting an Honest Woman 	136
XII. 	Not before those Girls! 	150
XIII. 	Containing more than one Ultimatium 	162
XIV. 	Neaera’s Last Card 	172
XV. 	A Letter for Mr. Gerald 	183
XVI. 	There is an Explosion 	197[vi]
XVII. 	Laura differs 	208
XVIII. 	George nearly goes to Brighton 	219
XIX. 	Some one to speak to 	227
XX. 	Fate’s Instruments 	237



PHROSO
By Anthony Hope
With Eight Illustrations By H. R. Millar
1897



CONTENTS
CHAP. 	  	PAGE
I. 	A LONG THING ENDING IN ‘POULOS,’ 	1
II. 	A CONSERVATIVE COUNTRY, 	20
III. 	THE FEVER OF NEOPALIA, 	41
IV. 	A RAID AND A RAIDER, 	60
V. 	THE COTTAGE ON THE HILL, 	79
VI. 	THE POEM OF ONE-EYED ALEXANDER, 	98
VII. 	THE SECRET OF THE STEFANOPOULOI, 	118
VIII. 	A KNIFE AT A ROPE, 	137
IX. 	HATS OFF TO ST TRYPHON! 	155
X. 	THE JUSTICE OF THE ISLAND, 	177
XI. 	THE LAST CARD, 	197
XII. 	LAW AND ORDER, 	215
XIII. 	THE SMILES OF MOURAKI PASHA, 	235
XIV. 	A STROKE IN THE GAME, 	257
XV. 	A STRANGE ESCAPE, 	277
XVI. 	AN UNFINISHED LETTER, 	298
XVII. 	IN THE JAWS OF THE TRAP, 	319
XVIII. 	THE UNKNOWN FRIEND, 	340
XIX. 	THE ARMENIAN DOG! 	357
XX. 	A PUBLIC PROMISE, 	378
XXI. 	A WORD OF VARIOUS MEANINGS, 	398
XXII. 	ONE MORE RUN, 	419
XXIII. 	THE ISLAND IN A CALM, 	440
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
A SHOT WHISTLED BY ME, 	Frontispiece
  	PAGE
‘WHO STABBED HIM?’ 	44
WE TOOK SPIRO’S BODY AND FLUNG IT DOWN, 	135
‘WHAT IS HIS LIFE TO YOU, LADY?’ 	196
‘A THOUSAND PARDONS, MY LORD!’ 	270
‘WE ARE READY FOR—ANYTHING—NOW,’ 	302
‘AT LAST, MY GOD, AT LAST!’ 	356
BACK TO NEOPALIA, 	450



DOUBLE HARNESS
By Anthony Hope
CONTENTS
  	CHAPTER 	PAGE
I. 	Some Views of the Institution 	1
II. 	The Fairy Ride 	12
III. 	The Worldly Mind 	24
IV. 	Initiation 	36
V. 	The Birth of Strife 	49
VI. 	Not Peace but a Sword 	62
VII. 	A Vindication of Conscience 	73
VIII. 	Ideals and Aspirations 	85
IX. 	A Successful Mission 	98
X. 	The Flinty Wall 	112
XI. 	The Olive Branch 	126
XII. 	Images and their Work 	139
XIII. 	The Dead and its Dead 	152
XIV. 	For His Love and His Quarrel 	165
XV. 	In the Teeth of the Storm 	181
XVI. 	The Upper and the Nether Stone 	196
XVII. 	Wandering Wits 	210
XVIII. 	The Rising Generation 	224
XIX. 	In the Corner 	238
XX. 	The Hour of Wrath 	252
XXI. 	An Uncompromising Expression 	265
XXII. 	Aspirations and Common Sense 	278
XXIII. 	A Thing of Fear 	293
XXIV. 	Friends 	304
XXV. 	Picking up the Pieces 	320
XXVI. 	The Great Wrong 	335
XXVII. 	Samples of the Bulk 	351
XXVIII. 	To Life and Light Again 	365
XXIX. 	With Open Eyes 	379



A YOUNG MAN'S YEAR
By Anthony Hope
1915



CONTENTS
CHAPTER 		PAGE
I. 	Of the Middle Temple, Esquire 	1
II. 	Miss Sarradet's Circle 	11
III. 	In Touch with the Law 	19
IV. 	A Grateful Friend 	28
V. 	The Tender Diplomatist 	37
VI. 	A Timely Discovery 	46
VII. 	All of a Flutter 	54
VIII. 	Nothing Venture, Nothing Have! 	62
IX. 	A Complication 	71
X. 	The Hero of the Evening 	80
XI. 	Household Politics 	89
XII. 	Lunch at the Lancaster 	98
XIII. 	Settled 	108
XIV. 	The Battle with Mr. Tiddes 	118
XV. 	The Man for a Crisis 	127
XVI. 	A Shadow on the House 	136
XVII. 	For no Particular Reason! 	146
XVIII. 	Going to Rain! 	156
XIX. 	The Last Entrenchment 	166
XX. 	A Prudent Counsellor 	175
XXI. 	Idol and Devotee 	185
XXII. 	Pressing Business 	194
XXIII. 	Facing the Situation 	204
XXIV. 	"Did you say Mrs.?" 	213
XXV. 	The Old Days End 	224
XXVI. 	Rather Romantic! 	233
XXVII. 	In the Hands of the Gods 	244
XXVIII. 	Taking Medicine 	254
XXIX. 	Tears and a Smile 	264
XXX. 	A Variety Show 	274
XXXI. 	Start and Finish 	284
XXXII. 	Wisdom Confounded 	294
XXXIII. 	A New Vision 	304
XXXIV. 	The Lines of Life 	314
XXXV. 	Hilsey and its Fugitive 	324
XXXVI. 	In the Spring 	335



A CHANGE OF AIR.
By Anthony Hope
1894



CONTENTS
CHAPTER 	  	PAGE
  	"Anthony Hope", 	vii
I. 	A Mission to the Heathen, 	1
II. 	The New Man at Littlehill, 	7
III. 	Denborough Determines to Call, 	16
IV. 	A Quiet Sunday Afternoon, 	26
V. 	The Necessary Scapegoat, 	36
VI. 	Littlehill Goes into Society, 	47
VII. 	"To a Pretty Saint," 	57
VIII. 	An Indiscreet Disciple, 	67
IX. 	Dale's Own Opinion, 	77
X. 	A Prejudiced Verdict, 	87
XI. 	A Fable About Birds, 	98
XII. 	A Dedication—and a Desecration, 	106
XIII. 	The Responsibilities of Genius, 	114
XIV. 	Mr. Delane Likes the Idea, 	123
XV. 	How it Seemed to the Doctor, 	132
XVI. 	"No More Kings," 	141
XVII. 	Dale Tries His Hand at an Ode, 	153
XVIII. 	Delilah Johnstone, 	161
XIX. 	A Well-Paid Poem, 	169
XX. 	An Evening's End, 	177
XXI. 	"The Other Girl Did," 	183
[Pg vi]XXII. 	The Fitness of Things, 	191
XXIII. 	A Morbid Scruple, 	200
XXIV. 	The Heroine of the Incident, 	208
XXV. 	The Scene of the Outrage, 	219
XXVI. 	Against Her Better Judgment, 	229
XXVII. 	A Villain Unmasked, 	237
XXVIII. 	A Vision, 	245



THE INTRUSIONS OF PEGGY
By Anthony Hope
1902



CONTENTS
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I. 	  LIFE IS RECOMMENDED 	1
II. 	  COMING NEAR THE FIRE 	12
III. 	  IN DANES INN 	23
IV. 	  'FROM THE MIDST OF THE WHIRL' 	36
V. 	  THE WORLD RECALCITRANT 	48
VI. 	  CHILDREN OF SHADOW 	62
VII. 	  A DANGEROUS GAME 	75
VIII. 	  USURPERS ON THE THRONE 	89
IX. 	  BRUISES AND BALM 	103
X. 	  CONCERNING A CERTAIN CHINA VASE 	116
XI. 	  THE MIXTURE AS BEFORE 	128
XII. 	  HOT HEADS AND COOL 	141
XIII. 	  JUSTIFICATION NUMBER FOUR 	155
XIV. 	  A HOUSE OF REFUGE 	169
XV. 	  NOT EVERYBODY'S FOOTBALL 	183
XVI. 	  MORAL LESSONS 	197
XVII. 	  THE PERJURER 	210
[Pg vi]XVIII. 	  AN AUNT—AND A FRIEND 	225
XIX. 	  NO MORE THAN A GLIMMER 	240
XX. 	  PURELY BUSINESS 	256
XXI. 	  THE WHIP ON THE PEG 	271
XXII. 	  THE PHILOSOPHY OF IT 	286
XXIII. 	  THE LAST KICK 	302
XXIV. 	  TO THE SOUL SHOP 	315
XXV. 	  RECONCILIATION 	331



A SERVANT OF THE PUBLIC
By Anthony Hope
1905
CONTENTS
Chapter 	  	Page
I. 	Muddock and Mead 	1
II. 	First Impressions 	15
III. 	An Arrangement for Sunday 	29
IV. 	By Way of Precaution 	43
V. 	A Day in the Country 	55
VI. 	Away with the Ribbons! 	70
VII. 	Under the Nosegay 	86
VIII. 	The Legitimate Claimant 	102
IX. 	Renunciation: A Drama 	118
X. 	The Licence of Virtue 	133
XI. 	What is Truth? 	149
XII. 	At Close Quarters 	164
XIII 	The Heroine fails 	179
XIV. 	As Mr. Flint said 	194
XV. 	The Man Upstairs 	210
XVI. 	Morality smiles 	227
XVII. 	At Sea and in Port 	243
XVIII. 	The Play and the Part 	257
XIX. 	Collateral Effects 	270
XX. 	The Ways divide 	286
XXI. 	What does it Mean? 	301
XXII. 	Other Worlds 	316
XXIII. 	The Most Natural Thing 	332
XXIV. 	"A Good Sight" 	348
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  	Page
"I SHOULD BE RATHER AFRAID NEVER TO CHANGE TO A PERSON. IT WOULD MAKE HIM MEAN SO TERRIBLY MUCH TO ME, WOULDN'T IT?" 	Frontispiece
"SOMEBODY'LL BE GLAD TO SEE ME, ANYHOW," HE ENDED, WITH A LAUGH 	224
THE CONTRACT PUNCTILIOUSLY SIGNED BY ALL THE PARTIES AND WITNESSED BY JANET THE MAID ... THEY HAD OPENED A BOTTLE OF CHAMPAGNE 	301
WALKED IN SILENCE SIDE BY SIDE 	360



TALES OF TWO PEOPLE
By Anthony Hope
1907



CONTENTS
  	PAGE
HELENA'S PATH 	1
MRS THISTLETON'S PRINCESS 	102
THE NECESSARY RESOURCES 	129
MISS GLADWIN'S CHANCE 	149
THE PRINCE CONSORT 	174
WHAT WAS EXPECTED OF MISS CONSTANTINE 	183
SLIM-FINGERED JIM 	207
THE GREY FROCK 	220
FOREORDAINED 	234
PRUDENCE AND THE BISHOP 	245
THE OPENED DOOR 	253
LOVE'S LOGIC 	258
LA MORT À LA MODE 	267
THE RIDDLE OF COUNTESS RUNA 	275
THE LADY AND THE FLAGON 	288
THE DUKE'S ALLOTMENT 	310



LUCINDA
By Anthony Hope
1920
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 	PAGE
I. 	The Face in the Taxi 	1
II. 	The Signal 	13
III. 	A High Explosive 	26
IV. 	The Fourth Party 	38
V. 	Catch Who Catch Can! 	52
VI. 	Venice 	64
VII. 	Self-Defense 	78
VIII. 	The Needlewoman 	91
IX. 	Like to Like 	103
X. 	Her Ladyship 	116
XI. 	Dundrannanization 	131
XII. 	A Secret Visit 	144
XIII. 	An Introduction 	157
XIV. 	For Auld Lang Syne 	171
XV. 	The System Works 	186
XVI. 	Purple—and Fine Linen 	199
XVII. 	Rebellion 	211
XVIII. 	The Winning Ticket 	225
XIX. 	Views and Whims 	239
XX. 	Living Funnily 	252
XXI. 	Partie Carrée 	264
XXII. 	Suitable Surroundings 	276
XXIII. 	The Banquet 	288
XXIV. 	The Mascot 	299
XXV. 	Homage 	312
XXVI. 	The Air on the Coast 	325
XXVII. 	In Five Years 	339





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