Verner's Pride

Verner's Pride
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Henry Wood. Verner's Pride

CHAPTER I. RACHEL FROST

CHAPTER II. THE WILLOW POND

CHAPTER III. THE NEWS BROUGHT HOME

CHAPTER IV. THE CROWD IN THE MOONLIGHT

CHAPTER V. THE TALL GENTLEMAN IN THE LANE

CHAPTER VI. DINAH ROY'S "GHOST."

CHAPTER VII. THE REVELATION AT THE INQUEST

CHAPTER VIII. ROBIN'S VOW

CHAPTER IX. MR. VERNER'S ESTRANGEMENT

CHAPTER X. LADY VERNER

CHAPTER XI. LUCY TEMPEST

CHAPTER XII. DR. WEST'S HOME

CHAPTER XIII. A CONTEMPLATED VOYAGE

CHAPTER XIV. THE NIGHT BEFORE THE WEDDING

CHAPTER XV. A TROUBLED MIND

CHAPTER XVI. AN ALTERED WILL

CHAPTER XVII. DISAPPEARED

CHAPTER XVIII. PERPLEXITY

CHAPTER XIX. THE REVELATION TO LADY VERNER

CHAPTER XX. DRY WORK

CHAPTER XXI. A WHISPERED SUSPICION

CHAPTER XXII. PECKABY'S SHOP

CHAPTER XXIII. DAYS AND NIGHTS OF PAIN

CHAPTER XXIV. DANGEROUS COMPANIONSHIP

CHAPTER XXV. HOME TRUTHS FOR LIONEL

CHAPTER XXVI. THE PACKET IN THE SHIRT-DRAWER

CHAPTER XXVII. DR. WEST'S SANCTUM

CHAPTER XXVIII. MISS DEBORAH'S ASTONISHMENT

CHAPTER XXIX. AN INTERCEPTED JOURNEY

CHAPTER XXX. NEWS FROM AUSTRALIA

CHAPTER XXXI. ROY EATING HUMBLE PIE

CHAPTER XXXII "IT'S APPLEPLEXY."

CHAPTER XXXIII. JAN'S REMEDY FOR A COLD

CHAPTER XXXIV. IMPROVEMENTS

CHAPTER XXXV. BACK AGAIN

CHAPTER XXXVI. A MOMENT OF DELIRIUM

CHAPTER XXXVII. NEWS FOR LADY VERNER: AND FOR LUCY

CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE MISSES WEST EN PAPILLOTES

CHAPTER XXXIX. BROTHER JARRUM

CHAPTER XL. A VISIT OF CEREMONY

CHAPTER XLI. A SPECIAL VISION TOUCHING MRS. PECKABY

CHAPTER XLII. A SURPRISE FOR MRS. TYNN

CHAPTER XLIII. LIONEL'S PRAYER FOR FORGIVENESS

CHAPTER XLIV. FARMER BLOW'S WHITE-TAILED PONY

CHAPTER XLV. STIFLED WITH DISHONOUR

CHAPTER XLVI. SHADOWED-FORTH EMBARRASSMENT

CHAPTER XLVII. THE YEW-TREE ON THE LAWN

CHAPTER XLVIII. MR. DAN DUFF IN CONVULSIONS

CHAPTER XLIX "I SEE'D A DEAD MAN!"

CHAPTER L. MR. AND MRS. VERNER

CHAPTER LI. COMMOTION IN DEERHAM

CHAPTER LII. MATTHEW FROST'S NIGHT ENCOUNTER

CHAPTER LIII. MASTER CHEESE'S FRIGHT—OTHER FRIGHTS

CHAPTER LIV. MRS. DUFF'S BILL

CHAPTER LV. SELF WILL

CHAPTER LVI. A LIFE HOVERING IN THE BALANCE

CHAPTER LVII. A WALK IN THE RAIN

CHAPTER LVIII. THE THUNDER-STORM

CHAPTER LIX. A CASUAL MEETING ON THE RIVER

CHAPTER LX. MISS DEB'S DISBELIEF

CHAPTER LXI. MEETING THE NEWS

CHAPTER LXII. TYNN PUMPED DRY

CHAPTER LXIII. LOOKING OUT FOR THE WORST

CHAPTER LXIV. ENDURANCE

CHAPTER LXV. CAPTAIN CANNONBY

CHAPTER LXVI "DON'T THROTTLE ME, JAN!"

CHAPTER LXVII. DRESSING UP FOR A GHOST

CHAPTER LXVIII. A THREAT TO JAN

CHAPTER LXIX. NO HOME

CHAPTER LXX. TURNING OUT

CHAPTER LXXI. UNPREMEDITATED WORDS

CHAPTER LXXII. JAN'S SAVINGS

CHAPTER LXXIII. A PROPOSAL

CHAPTER LXXIV. GOING TO NEW JERUSALEM ON A WHITE DONKEY

CHAPTER LXXV. AN EXPLOSION OF SIBYLLA'S

CHAPTER LXXVI. AN UNEXPECTED ARRIVAL

CHAPTER LXXVII. AN EVENING AT LADY VERNER'S

CHAPTER LXXVIII. AN APPEAL TO JOHN MASSINGBIRD

CHAPTER LXXIX. A SIN AND A SHAME

CHAPTER LXXX. RECOLLECTIONS OF A NIGHT GONE BY

CHAPTER LXXXI. A CRISIS IN SIBYLLA'S LIFE

CHAPTER LXXXII. TRYING ON WREATHS

CHAPTER LXXXIII. WELL-NIGH WEARIED OUT

CHAPTER LXXXIV. GOING TO THE BALL

CHAPTER LXXXV. DECIMA'S ROMANCE

CHAPTER LXXXVI. WAS IT A SPECTRE?

CHAPTER LXXXVII. THE LAMP BURNS OUT AT LAST

CHAPTER LXXXVIII. ACHING HEARTS

CHAPTER LXXXIX. MASTER CHEESE BLOWN UP

CHAPTER XC. LIGHT THROWN ON OBSCURITY

CHAPTER XCI. MEDICAL ATTENDANCE GRATIS, INCLUDING PHYSIC

CHAPTER XCII. AT LAST!

CHAPTER XCIII. LADY VERNER'S "FEAR."

CHAPTER XCIV. IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN JAN!

CHAPTER XCV. SUNDRY ARRIVALS

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Before the sun had well set, the family at Verner's Pride were assembling for dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Verner, and John Massingbird: neither Lionel Verner nor Frederick Massingbird was present. The usual custom appeared somewhat reversed on this evening: while roving John would be just as likely to absent himself from dinner as not, his brother and Lionel Verner nearly always appeared at it. Mr. Verner looked surprised.

"Where are they?" he cried, as he waited to say grace.

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Rachel laughed. Her conscience told her that she enjoyed a joke at Luke's undersize. She took a shower of kisses from the little girl, put her down, and rose.

"I must go," she said. "Mrs. Verner may be calling for me."

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