“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

“On The Art of Reading”

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  • 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