“The Delectable Duchy”

A. Quiller-Couch, “The Delectable Duchy”.

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Chapters:

  • Prologue
  • The spinster’s maying
  • Daphnis
  • When The sap rose
  • The paupers
  • Cuckoo valley railway
  • The conspiracy aboard the midas
  • Legends of St. Piran
  • In the train
  • Woon gate
  • From a cottage in gantick
  • The drawn blind
  • A golden wedding
  • School friends
  • Parents and children
  • Two Monuments
  • Egg-stealing
  • Seven-an’-six
  • The Regent’s wager
  • Love of naomi
  • The prince of Abyssinia’s post-bag

“Poison Island”

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Chapters:

  • I. How I First Met With Captain Coffin
  • II. I Am Entered At Copenhagen Academy
  • III. A Street Fight, And What Came Of It
  • IV. Captain Coffin Studies Navigation
  • V. The Whaleboat
  • VI. My First Glimpse Of The Chart
  • VII. Enter The Returned Prisoner
  • VIII. The Hunted End The Hunter
  • IX. Chaos In The Captain’s Lodgins
  • X. News
  • XI. The Crime In The Summer-House
  • XII. The Bloodstain On The Stile
  • XIII. Clues In A Tangle
  • XIV. How I Broke Out The Bed Ensign
  • XV. Captain Branscome’s Confession — The Man In The Lane
  • XVI. Captain Branscome’s Confession — The Flag And The Cashbox
  • XVII. The Chart Of Mortallone
  • XVIII. The Contents Of The Corner Cupboard
  • XIX. Captain Coffin’s Log
  • XX. Captain Coffin’s Log — Continued
  • XXI. In Which Plinny Surprises Everyone
  • XXII. A Strange Man In The Garden
  • XXIII. How We Sailed To The Island
  • XXIV. We Anchor Off The Island
  • XXV. I Take French Leave Ashore
  • XXVI. The Women In The Graveyard
  • XXVII. The Man In Black
  • XXVIII. The Master Of The Island
  • XXIX. A Boat On The Beach
  • XXX. The Scream On The Cliff
  • XXXI. Aaron Glass
  • XXXII. We Come To Dr. Beauregard’s House
  • XXXIII. We Find The Treasure
  • XXXIV. Doctor Beauregard
  • Notes

“The Splendid Spur”

A. Quiller-Couch, “The Splendid Spur”.

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  • To Edward Gwynne Eardley-Wilmot
  • I. The Bowling-Green Of The “Crown”
  • II. The Young Man In The Cloak Of Amber Satin
  • III. I Find Myself In A Tavern Brawl: And Barely Escape
  • IV. I Take The Road
  • V. My Adventure At The “Three Cups”
  • VI. The Flight In The Pine Wood
  • VII. I Find A Comrade But I must go back a little and tell you what befell in my expedition.
  • VIII. I Lose The King’s Letter; And Am Carried To Bristol
  • IX. I Break Out Of Prison
  • X. Captain Pottery And Captain Settle
  • XI. I Ride Down Into Temple: And Am Well Treated There
  • XII. How Joan Saved The Army Of The West; And Saw The Fight On Braddock Down
  • XIII. I Buy A Looking Glass At Bodmin Fair: And Meet With Mr. Hannibal
  • XIV. I Do No Good In The House Of Gleys
  • XV. I Leave Joan And Ride To The Wars
  • XVI. The Battle Of Stamford Heath
  • XVII. I Meet With A Happy Adventure By Burning Of A Green Light
  • XVIII. Joan Does Me Her Last Service
  • XIX. The Adventure Of The Hearse
  • XX. The Adventure Of The Ledge; And How I Shook Hands With My Comrade

“The Blue Pavilions”

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Chapters:

  • To a former Schoolfellow
  • I. Captain John And Captain Jemmy
  • II. The Dice-Box
  • III. The Two Pavillions
  • IV. The Two Pavilions (continued)
  • V. A Swarm Of Bees
  • VI. The Earl Of Marlborough Seeks Recruits
  • VII. The Captains Make A False Start
  • VIII. Father And Son
  • IX. The Four Men At The “White Lamb”
  • X. The Tribulations Of Tristram
  • XI. The Galley “L’Heureuse”
  • XII. William Of Orange
  • XIII. Captain Salt Effects One Surprise And Plans Two More
  • XIV. The Galleys And The Frigate
    I. The Frigate.
    II. The Galleys.
    III. The Frigate.
    IV. The Galleys.
    V. The Galley (in the hold).
    VI. The Frigate.
    VII. The Galley.
    VIII. The Galley (in the hold).
    IX. At Sheerness.
  • XV. Back At The Blue Pavilions

“On The Art of Reading”

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A. Quiller-Couch, “On The Art of Reading”.

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Chapters:

  • Preface
  • Lecture I

    INTRODUCTORY

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
    XI.
  • Lecture II

    APPREHENSION VERSUS COMPREHENSION

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
  • Lecture III
    CHILDREN’S READING (I).
  • Lecture IV

    CHILDREN’S READING (II).

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
  • Lecture V

    ON READING FOR EXAMINATIONS.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
  • Lecture VI

    ON A SCHOOL OF ENGLISH.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
  • Lecture VII

    THE VALUE OF GREEK AND LATIN IN ENGLISH LITERATURE.

    I.
    II.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
  • Lecture VIII

    ON READING THE BIBLE (I).

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
  • Lecture IX

    ON READING THE BIBLE (II).

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
  • Lecture X

    ON READING THE BIBLE (III).

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
  • Lecture XI

    OF SELECTION.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
    X.
  • Lecture XII

    ON THE USE OF MASTERPIECES.

    I.
    II.
    III.
    IV.
    V.
    VI.
    VII.
    VIII.
    IX.
  • Notes