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Title: Lorna Doone
A Romance of Exmoor
Author: R. D. Blackmore
Release Date: January 4, 2006 [EBook #17460]
Language: English
Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK LORNA DOONE ***
Produced by David WidgerLORNA DOONE,
A Romance of Exmoor
by R. D. Blackmore
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Contents
PREFACE
PREFACE TO THE SIXTH EDITION
PUBLISHERS' PREFACE
PREFACE BY MISS KATHARINE HILLARD
CHAPTER ICHAPTER II
CHAPTER III
CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER V
CHAPTER VI
CHAPTER VII
CHAPTER VIII
CHAPTER IX
CHAPTER X I. ELEMENTS OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER XI II. AN IMPORTANT ITEM
CHAPTER XII III. THE WARPATH OF THE DOONES
CHAPTER XIII IV. A VERY RASH VISIT
CHAPTER XIV V. AN ILLEGAL SETTLEMENT
CHAPTER XV VI. NECESSARY PRACTICE
CHAPTER XVI VII. HARD IT IS TO CLIMB
CHAPTER VIII. A BOY AND A GIRL
XVII
IX. THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME
CHAPTER
X. A BRAVE RESCUE AND A ROUGHXVIII
RIDE
CHAPTER XIX
XI. TOM DESERVES HIS SUPPER
CHAPTER XX
XII. A MAN JUSTLY POPULAR
CHAPTER XXI
XIII. MASTER HUCKABACK COMES IN
CHAPTER
XIV. A MOTION WHICH ENDS IN A MULLXXII
XV. QUO WARRANTO?CHAPTER
XXIII XVI. LORNA GROWS FORMIDABLE
CHAPTER XVII. JOHN IS BEWITCHED
XXIV
XVIII. WITCHERY LEADS TO
CHAPTER WITCHCRAFT
XXV
XIX. ANOTHER DANGEROUS
CHAPTER INTERVIEW
XXVI
XX. LORNA BEGINS HER STORY
CHAPTER
XXI. LORNA ENDS HER STORYXXVII
XXII. A LONG SPRING MONTHCHAPTER
XXVIII
XXIII. A ROYAL INVITATION
CHAPTER
XXIV. A SAFE PASS FOR KING'S
XXIX
MESSENGER
CHAPTER
XXV. A GREAT MAN ATTENDS TO
XXX
BUSINESS
CHAPTER
XXVI. JOHN IS DRAINED AND CAST
XXXI
ASIDE
CHAPTER
XXVII. HOME AGAIN AT LAST
XXXII
XXVIII. JOHN HAS HOPE OF LORNA
CHAPTER
XXXIII XXIX. REAPING LEADS TO REVELLING
CHAPTER XXX. ANNIE GETS THE BEST OF IT
XXXIV
XXXI. JOHN FRY'S ERRAND
CHAPTER
XXXII. FEEDING OF THE PIGSXXXV
XXXIII. AN EARLY MORNING CALLINGCHAPTER
XXXVIXXXVI XXXIV. TWO NEGATIVES MAKE AN
AFFIRMATIVECHAPTER
XXXVII XXXV. RUTH IS NOT LIKE LORNA
CHAPTER XXXVI. JOHN RETURNS TO BUSINESS
XXXVIII
XXXVII. A VERY DESPERATE VENTURE
CHAPTER
XXXVIII. A GOOD TURN FOR JEREMYXXXIX
XXXIX. A TROUBLED STATE AND ACHAPTER XL
FOOLISH JOKE
CHAPTER XLI
XL. TWO FOOLS TOGETHER
CHAPTER
XLI. COLD COMFORTXLII
XLII. THE GREAT WINTERCHAPTER
XLIII
XLIII. NOT TOO SOON
CHAPTER
XLIV. BROUGHT HOME AT LAST
XLIV
XLV. A CHANGE LONG NEEDED
CHAPTER
XLV XLVI. SQUIRE FAGGUS MAKES SOME
LUCKY HITS
CHAPTER
XLVI XLVII. JEREMY IN DANGER
CHAPTER XLVIII. EVERY MAN MUST DEFEND
XLVII HIMSELF
CHAPTER XLIX. MAIDEN SENTINELS ARE BEST
XLVIII
L. A MERRY MEETING A SAD ONE
CHAPTER
LI. A VISIT FROM THE COUNSELLORXLIX
LII. THE WAY TO MAKE THE CREAMCHAPTER L
RISE
CHAPTER LI
LIII. JEREMY FINDS OUT SOMETHING
CHAPTER LII
LIV. MUTUAL DISCOMFITURE
CHAPTER LIII
LV. GETTING INTO CHANCERY
CHAPTER LIV
LVI. JOHN BECOMES TOO POPULAR
CHAPTER LV
LVII. LORNA KNOWS HER NURSE
CHAPTER LVI
LVIII. MASTER HUCKABACK'S SECRET
CHAPTER
LIX. LORNA GONE AWAYLVII
LX. ANNIE LUCKIER THAN JOHNCHAPTER
LVIII LXI. THEREFORE HE SEEKS
COMFORTCHAPTER LIX
LXII. THE KING MUST NOT BE PRAYEDCHAPTER LX
FOR
CHAPTER LXI
LXIII. JOHN IS WORSTED BY THE
CHAPTER WOMEN
LXII
LXIV. SLAUGHTER IN THE MARSHES
CHAPTER
LXV. FALLING AMONG LAMBSLXIII
LXVI. SUITABLE DEVOTIONCHAPTER
LXIV LXVII. LORNA STILL IS LORNA
CHAPTER LXVIII. JOHN IS JOHN NO LONGER
LXV
LXIX. NOT TO BE PUT UP WITH
CHAPTER
LXX. COMPELLED TO VOLUNTEERLXVI
LXXI. A LONG ACCOUNT SETTLEDCHAPTER
LXVII
LXXII. THE COUNSELLOR AND THE
CARVERCHAPTER
LXVIIILXVIII
LXXIII. HOW TO GET OUT OF CHANCERY
CHAPTER
LXXIV. BLOOD UPON THE ALTAR
LXIX
LXXV. GIVE AWAY THE GRANDEUR
CHAPTER
LXX
CHAPTER
LXXI
CHAPTER
LXXII
CHAPTER
LXXIII
CHAPTER
LXXIV
CHAPTER
LXXV
List of Illustrations
274.jpg Ha, Ha! Charlie Boy
277.jpg The Pigs
280.jpg Illustrated Capital
Cover
281.jpg Autumn's Mellow Hand
Frontispiece
283.jpg At Last Then, You Are
Titlepage
Come John
Frontispiece2
286.jpg Illustrated Capital
Map
290.jpg Gotten the Best of Mother
Autograph.jpg
292.jpg Carver Doone
xii.jpg Tailpiece
294.jpg Poor Ruth Huckaback
Herselfxiv.jpg Cheese-wring
296.jpg She Had Tears in Herxv.jpg Malmsmead
Eyes
Map
299.jpg Guy Fawkes
001a.jpg
304.jpg Nevertheless, I Went
001b.jpg Illustrated Capital Warily
Greek1.jpg 306.jpg Illustrated Capital
Greek2.jpg 318.jpg Illustrated Capital
002.jpg John Ridd's School Desk 328.jpg Illustrated Capital
005.jpg The School Room 339.jpg Hand Forth Your Money
014.jpg Illustrated Capital 341.jpg Tailpiece
019.jpg Great Coach and Six 342.jpg Illustrated Capital
Horses Labouring
351.jpg Illustrated Capital
021.jpg Where Be Us Now?
358.jpg Illustrated Capital
026.jpg Said It Was But a Pixie
361.jpg None Can Tell What the
028.jpg Illustrated Capital Labour Was
029.jpg He Rode at the Doone 368.jpg Tailpiece
Robber
369.jpg Illustrated Capital
030.jpg Father Was Found Dead
370.jpg Open Country370.jpg Open Countryon the Moor
378.jpg Tailpiece034.jpg Here is a Lady, Counsellor
379.jpg Illustrated Capital037.jpg Illustrated Capital
383.jpg Set All My Power Against042.jpg Tailpiece
the Door
043.jpg Illustrated Capital
387.jpg In the Settle Was My
045.jpg Won Skill in Target Lorna
Practice
389.jpg Marwood Whichehalse
051.jpg Illustrated Capital
397.jpg Illustrated Capital
058.jpg A Long Pale Slide of Water
399.jpg Jump in and Swim
062.jpg Illustrated Capital
401.jpg He Clad Her over the
063.jpg Sate Upright Loins
069.jpg Tailpiece 407.jpg "Master Faggus," Began
My Mother070.jpg Illustrated Capital
409.jpg Tailpiece072.jpg John Ridd at Supper
410.jpg Illustrated Capital077.jpg Illustrated Capital
411.jpg Something Fell on My079.jpg A Brave Rescue
Head
081.jpg Tom Faggus
413.jpg Tom Faggus Took It
083.jpg Bill Dadds Eagerly
084.jpg A Rough Ride 419.jpg With a Wave of his Hat
085.jpg Tailpiece 421.jpg Tailpiece
086.jpg Illustrated Capital 422.jpg The Bagworthy Water
092.jpg Tailpiece 432.jpg Illustrated Capital
093.jpg Tom Faggus 433.jpg The Moon Was High
100.jpg To Be Upon the Beach 437.jpg I Took Him by the Beard
102.jpg Tailpiece 440.jpg Annie Bound the Broken
Arm
103.jpg Illustrated Capital
441.jpg Tailpiece
105.jpg Uncle Ben in Our Warm
Chimney-corner 442.jpg Illustrated Capital
113.jpg Illustrated Capital 454.jpg Tailpiece
114.jpg Farmer Snow Sat up in the 455.jpg Counsellor
Chair
464.jpg Illustrated Capital
118.jpg Illustrated Capital
472.jpg Illustrated Capital
120.jpg Hugh de Whichehalse
474.jpg Snug Little House
127.jpg Tailpiece Blinked on Me
128.jpg Illustrated Capital 482.jpg Tailpiece
129.jpg Let Annie Scold Me Well 483.jpg Illustrated Capital
131.jpg The Meadow Ruffled in 494.jpg Tailpiece
The Breeze
495.jpg Devonshire Town
132.jpg Willow-bushes over the
502.jpg In a Shower of DamaskStream
Roses
136.jpg Tailpiece
504.jpg Tailpiece
137.jpg Illustrated Capital
505.jpg Lorna
142.jpg Mother Melldrum
517.jpg Tailpiece
143.jpg Tarr-steps
518.jpg Illustrated Capital
145.jpg The Devil's Cheese-wring
519.jpg In the Churchyard
146.jpg Illustrated Capital
524.jpg Kept My Eyes from Her
150.jpg "Lie Down!" I Shouted150.jpg "Lie Down!" I Shouted
531.jpg Little Ruth Was at the
152.jpg Illustrated Capital Bridle
153.jpg Fields Spread With Growth 534.jpg Master Huckaback Cast
Back his Coat
157.jpg Here Be Some Mistress
Lorna 535.jpg Illustrated Capital
159.jpg Tailpiece 541.jpg Never Had Seen the Like
Before
160.jpg Illustrated Capital
544.jpg Swung Me on High
162.jpg I Went to Wipe Her Eyes
546.jpg Illustrated Capital
163.jpg Jewels Lately Belonging to
Others 547.jpg Wizard
165.jpg Gwenny Carfax 559.jpg Illustrated Capital
168.jpg Tailpiece 566.jpg Tailpiece
169.jpg Illustrated Capital 567.jpg Dulvertin Church and
Street
172.jpg She Led Me in a Courtly
Manner 572.jpg What is Your Advice to
Me?
178.jpg Glen Doone
575.jpg Lynmouth
179.jpg Marwood de Whichehase
582.jpg Waved a Blue Flag
182.jpg Spring Was in Our Valley
Vehemently
185.jpg Illustrated Capital
586.jpg Tailpiece
186.jpg Mistress Ridd
587.jpg Illustrated Capital
190.jpg Read, Read Read!
595.jpg Tailpiece
194.jpg Tailpiece
596.jpg James I.
195.jpg Illustrated Capital
604.jpg Illustrated Capital
197.jpg Jeremy Kept Me in Jokes
612.jpg Tailpiece
203.jpg Tailpiece
613.jpg Illustrated Capital
204.jpg Westminster Hall, 1650
623.jpg Illustrated Capital
212.jpg Tailpiece
631.jpg Old London Bridge
213.jpg His Lordship Busy With
632.jpg Illustrated Capital
Letters
639.jpg Two Bad Men
221.jpg Exmoor Hills
644.jpg Coat of Arms
222.jpg The Luttrell Arms
645.jpg John Ridd Admiring his
223.jpg Home at Last
Coat of Arms
225.jpg Tailpiece
652.jpg Siezed Poor Margery
226.jpg Illustrated Capital
654.jpg Illustrated Capital
236.jpg The Signal
657.jpg Disdainful Smile
237.jpg A Wealth of Harvest
660.jpg Volley Sang With a Roar
242.jpg Annie and Lizzie
663.jpg Having Pipes and
Schnapps243.jpg Harvest
664.jpg Tailpiece245.jpg Tailpiece
665.jpg Illustrated Capital246.jpg Illustrated Capital
671.jpg Law and Justice248.jpg Spare Pipe
677.jpg Rising Moonlight253.jpg Maidens Are Such
Wondrous Things
679.jpg Tailpiece
256.jpg Illustrated Capital
680.jpg Illustrated Capital
267.jpg Tailpiece
685.jpg Tailpiece
268.jpg Charles II.
686.jpg Entrance to Oare Church
271.jpg Thatching of the Ricks
693.jpg Tailpiece