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The Farringdons –by: Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

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THE FARRINGDONS BY ELLEN THORNEYCROFT FOWLER

AUTHOR OF CONCERNING ISABEL CARNABY, A DOUBLE THREAD, ETC.

NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1900 COPYRIGHT, 1900, All rights reserved.

DEDICATION

For all such readers as have chanced to be Either in Mershire or in Arcady, I write this book, that each may smile, and say, "Once on a time I also passed that way."

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Sunny Slopes

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SUNNY SLOPES

by

ETHEL HUESTON

Author of Prudence of the Parsonage, Prudence Says So, Etc.

Illustrated by Arthur William Brown

[Frontispiece: "A minister's wife! You look more like a little girl's baby doll."]

Grosset & Dunlap Publishers New York Copyright 1917 The Bobbs Merrill Company

This Book Is Written in Memory of My Husband Eager in Service, Patient in Illness Unfaltering in Death, and Is Dedicated to The St. Louis Presbytery To Which I Owe a Debt of Interest Of Sympathy and of Unfailing Friendship I Can Ever Hope to P...

The Courting Of Lady Jane

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THE COURTING OF LADY JANE

By Josephine Daskam

Copyright, 1903, by Charles Scribner's Sons

The colonel entered his sister's room abruptly, sat down on her bed, and scattered a drawerful of fluffy things laid out for packing.

"You don't seem to think about my side of the matter," he said gloomily. "What am I to do here all alone, for Heaven's sake?"

"That is so like a man," she murmured, one arm in a trunk. "Let me see: party boots, the children's arctics, Dick's sweater did you think I could live here forever, Cal?"

"Then you shouldn't have come at all. J...

The Trumpeter Swan

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[Illustration: "WHEN I AM MARRIED WILL YOU SOUND YOUR TRUMPET HIGH UP NEAR THE MOON?"]

The Trumpeter Swan

By

TEMPLE BAILEY

Author of "The Tin Soldier" "Contrary Mary" "Mistress Anne" "Glory of Youth"

Sonus ex nubibus te revocabit a mundo A sound from the clouds shall call thee from this earth

Illustrated by ALICE BARBER STEPHENS

THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY PHILADELPHIA 1920

COPYRIGHT 1920 BY THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY

CONTENTS

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I. A Major and Two Minors 7 II. Stuffed Birds ...

The Ne er-Do-Well

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THE NE'ER DO WELL

By REX BEACH

Author of "THE SILVER HORDE" "THE SPOILERS" "THE IRON TRAIL" Etc.

Illustrated

TO

MY WIFE

CONTENTS

I. VICTORY

II. THE TRAIL DIVIDES

III. A GAP

IV. NEW ACQUAINTANCES

V. A REMEDY IS PROPOSED

VI. IN WHICH KIRK ANTHONY IS GREATLY SURPRISED

VII. THE REWARD OF MERIT

VIII. EL COMANDANTE TAKES A HAND

IX. SPANISH LAW

X. A CHANGE OF PLAN

XI. THE TRUTH ABOUT MRS. CORTLANDT

XII. A NIGHT AT TABOGA

XIII. CHIQUITA

XIV. THE PATH THAT LED NOWHERE

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Physiologie de l amour moderne

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PHYSIOLOGIE DE L'AMOUR MODERNE

par

PAUL BOURGET

DE L'ACAD'EMIE FRANCAISE

'Edition définitive

PR'EFACE

Au mois de septembre 1888, la Vie Parisienne , ce curieux journal d'observation et de raillerie, d'élégance mondaine et de philosophie profonde, l'image en un mot de Marcelin, ce dandy camarade de Taine, et que son esprit anime encore, publiait la lettre suivante, adressée à son directeur par le signataire de la présente préface:

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Beyond The Rocks A Love Story

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Beyond the Rocks

[Illustration: Rodolph Valentino, as Lord Bracondale and Elinor Glyn, the author.]

Beyond the Rocks

A Love Story

by

Elinor Glyn

Author of "Three Weeks"

With illustrations From the Paramount Photo Play

Produced by Famous Players Lasky Corp.

starring Gloria Swanson with Rodolph Valentino

New York The Macaulay Company Printed in the U.S.A.

ILLUSTRATIONS FACING PAGE

Rodolph Valentino, as Lord Bracondale and Elinor Glyn, the author ...

A College Girl

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A College Girl

By Mrs George de Horne Vaizey Here is a book about the young girl and her awakening to the world by this talented author. Darsie, the heroine, is selected by an old aunt to come and spend a year or so as her companion. The old woman tries to coach Darsie in matters of deportment and behaviour. This would be pretty odious if it were not for the presence locally of a young family of boys and girls of Darsie's age, whom, being rich and living rather grandly, the aunt allows Dars...

Love and Intrigue –by: Friedrich Schiller

Ferdinand is an army major and son of President von Walter, a high-ranking noble in a German duke's court, while Luise Miller is the daughter of a middle-class musician. The couple fall in love with each other, but both their fathers tell them to end their affair. The President instead wants to expand his own influence by marrying Ferdinand to Lady Milford, the duke's mistress, but Ferdinand rebels against his father's plan and tries to persuade Luise to elope with him.

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LOVE AND INTRIGUE.

A TRAGEDY.

By Frederich Schille...

The Missing Bride –by: E.D.E.N. Southworth

Prepare yourself for a journey, full of adventures and plot twists which will keep you guessing until the very end. This is psychological romance at its best. In the war of 1814, an American heiress falls in love with a British officer. This ill-fated marriage brings together a large group of interesting people who would never have met in other circumstances.

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THE MISSING BRIDE

A Novel

by

MRS. E. D. E. N. SOUTHWORTH

Author of Self Raised , Ishmael , Retribution , The Bridal Eve , The Bride's Fate , Mother in Law , The Haunted Homestead , The Bride's ...

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