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ED.―in this transcription I have split some of Ackworth's very long paragraphs into smaller sections to ease problems in following long unbroken passages of text on the screen.  The illustrator of this edition is not identified.


 

"Her soul was burning with a sense of insult."


CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER I.
A LOVERS' QUARREL

CHAPTER II.
THE MOCKERY OF THE DEAD

CHAPTER III.
JEFFREY TWIGG WANTS A CROSS
―AND GETS ONE


CHAPTER IV.
SIMPSON CROUCH MAKES A
HELPFUL SUGGESTION


CHAPTER V.
UNDER HEAVY FIRE

CHAPTER VI.
A COMICAL CUPID

CHAPTER VII.
PHINEAS AT HIS WORST

CHAPTER VIII.
SIMPSON SHOWS HIS HORNS

CHAPTER IX.
THE NEW LANDLORD RECEIVES
A CHECK


CHAPTER X.
THE NEW SIGNBOARD

CHAPTER XI.
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK

CHAPTER XII.
CLARA'S OPPORTUNITY

CHAPTER XIII.
THE OFFENDED TWIGGS

CHAPTER XIV.
BILLY STIFF AWAKENS

CHAPTER XV.
A WALK TO THE TOLLHOUSE

CHAPTER XVI.
PHINEAS IN HIS GLORY

CHAPTER XVII.
A TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE

CHAPTER XVIII.
THE POWER OF CONSCIENCE

CHAPTER XIX.
SNELSBY SPEAKS ITS MIND

CHAPTER XX.
THE REAL BILLY

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ILLUSTRATIONS

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PAGE

Her soul was burning with a sense of insult.

Frontispiece

"It's there, woman, isn't it, in black and white?"

25.

Pouncing upon his visitor, he dragged him from
    his seat, crying, "Git out! git out!"

73.

"Oh, that men should put an enemy in their
    mouths to steal away their brains!"

89.

"Thou'll get no whisky here."

121.

"Now then, woman, look at that!  There's
    poethry for thee!"

165.

"He's not dead!  Oh, say he's not dead!"

189.

She caught sight of Jeff sitting in the corner, his
    doleful face propped upon his hand

201.

"Are you mad?  Are you mocking me?"

237.

She remarked in slow, mocking tones, "Oh, it's
     thee—at last!"

295.

"If you don't agree, the creditors will take legal
    proceedings"

321.

"It is one of the penalties of ray fall that I am not
    as other men are"

337.

 


 

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