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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Deadham Hard, by Lucas MaletThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Deadham HardAuthor: Lucas MaletRelease Date: June 4, 2004 [eBook #12520]Language: English***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK DEADHAM HARD***E-text prepared by Charles Aldarondo, Project Gutenberg Beginners' Projects, Mary Meehan, and the Project GutenbergOnline Distributed Proofreading TeamDEADHAM HARDA RomanceBY LUCAS MALET(MARY ST. LEGER HARRISON)Author of "Sir Richard Calmady," "The Wages of Sin," etc.1919"Youth has no boundaries, age has the grave."—BULGARIAN PROVERBTO MY DEAR FRIEND ACROSS THE OCEAN C. E. O. VEVEY 1899 LONDON1919CONTENTSBOOK I THE HOUSE OF THE TAMARISKSCHAPTERI. TELLING HOW, UNDER STRESS OF CIRCUMSTANCES, A HUMANIST TURNED HERMITII. ENTER A YOUNG SCHOLAR AND GENTLEMAN OF A HAPPY DISPOSITION AND GOOD PROSPECTSIII. THE DOUBTFULLY HARMONIOUS PARTS OF A WHOLEIV. WATCHERS THROUGH THE SMALL HOURSV. BETWEEN RIVER AND SEAVI. IN WHICH THE PAST LAYS AN OMINOUS HAND ON THE PRESENTVII. A CRITIC IN CORDUROYBOOK II THE HARD SCHOOL OF THINGS AS THEY AREI. IN MAIDEN MEDITATIONII. WHICH CANTERS ROUND A PARISH PUMPIII. A SAMPLING OF FREEDOMIV. OUT ON THE BARV. WHEREIN DAMARIS MAKES SOME ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE HIDDEN WAYS OF ...

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Deadham Hard, by
Lucas Malet
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at
no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the
terms of the Project Gutenberg License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net
Title: Deadham Hard
Author: Lucas Malet
Release Date: June 4, 2004 [eBook #12520]
Language: English
***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG
EBOOK DEADHAM HARD***
E-text prepared by Charles Aldarondo, Project
Gutenberg Beginners' Projects, Mary Meehan, and
the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed
Proofreading Team
DEADHAM HARDA Romance
BY LUCAS MALET
(MARY ST. LEGER HARRISON)
Author of "Sir Richard Calmady," "The Wages of
Sin," etc.
1919
"Youth has no boundaries, age has the grave."—
BULGARIAN PROVERBTO MY DEAR FRIEND ACROSS
THE OCEAN C. E. O. VEVEY
1899 LONDON 1919CONTENTS
BOOK I THE HOUSE OF THE TAMARISKS
CHAPTER
I. TELLING HOW, UNDER STRESS OF
CIRCUMSTANCES, A HUMANIST TURNED
HERMIT
II. ENTER A YOUNG SCHOLAR AND
GENTLEMAN OF A HAPPY DISPOSITION AND
GOOD PROSPECTS
III. THE DOUBTFULLY HARMONIOUS PARTS
OF A WHOLE
IV. WATCHERS THROUGH THE SMALL HOURS
V. BETWEEN RIVER AND SEA
VI. IN WHICH THE PAST LAYS AN OMINOUS
HAND ON THE PRESENT
VII. A CRITIC IN CORDUROY
BOOK II THE HARD SCHOOL OF THINGS ASTHEY ARE
I. IN MAIDEN MEDITATION
II. WHICH CANTERS ROUND A PARISH PUMP
III. A SAMPLING OF FREEDOM
IV. OUT ON THE BAR
V. WHEREIN DAMARIS MAKES SOME
ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE HIDDEN WAYS OF
MEN
VI. RECOUNTING AN ASTONISHING
DEPOSITION
VII. A SOUL AT WAR WITH FACT
VIII. TELLING HOW TWO PERSONS, OF VERY
DIFFERENT MORAL CALIBRE, WERE
COMPELLED TO WEAR THE FLOWER OF
HUMILIATION IN THEIR RESPECTIVE
BUTTONHOLES
IX. AN EXPERIMENT IN BRIDGE-BUILDING OF
WHICH TIME ALONE CAN FIX THE VALUES
X. TELLING HOW MISS FELICIA VERITY
UNSUCCESSFULLY ATTEMPTED A RESCUEUNSUCCESSFULLY ATTEMPTED A RESCUE
XI. IN WHICH DAMARIS RECEIVES
INFORMATION OF THE LOST SHOES AND
STOCKINGS—ASSUMPTION OF THE GOD-
HEAD
XII. CONCERNING A SERMON WHICH NEVER
WAS PREACHED AND OTHER MATTERS OF
LOCAL INTEREST
BOOK III THE WORLD BEYOND THE FOREST
I. AN EPISODE IN THE EMOTIONAL
EXPERIENCE OF THE MAN WITH THE BLUE
EYES
II. TELLING HOW DAMARIS RENEWED HER
ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE BELOVED LADY OF
HER INFANCY
III. WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF, INCIDENTALLY,
WITH THE GRIEF OF A VICTIM OF
CIRCUMSTANCE AND THE RECEPTION OF A
BELATED CHRISTMAS GREETING
IV. BLOWING ONE'S OWN TRUMPET
PRACTISED AS A FINE ART
V. IN WHICH HENRIETTA PULLS THE STRINGSVI. CARNIVAL—AND AFTER
VII. TELLING HOW DAMARIS DISCOVERED THE
TRUE NATURE OF A CERTAIN SECRET TO THE
DEAR MAN WITH THE BLUE EYES
VIII. FIDUS ACHATES
IX. WHICH FEATURES VARIOUS PERSONS
WITH WHOM THE READER IS ALREADY
ACQUAINTED
X. WHICH IT IS TO BE FEARED SMELLS
SOMEWHAT POWERFULLY OF BILGE WATER
XI. WHEREIN DAMARIS MEETS HERSELF
UNDER A NOVEL ASPECT
XII. CONCERNING ITSELF WITH A GATHERING
UP OF FRAGMENTS
XIII. WHICH RECOUNTS A TAKING OF
SANCTUARY
BOOK IV THROUGH SHADOWS TOWARDS THE
DAWN
I. WHICH CARRIES OVER A TALE OF YEARS,
AND CARRIES ONII. RECALLING, IN SOME PARTICULARS, THE
EASIEST RECORDED THEFT IN HUMAN
HISTORY
III. BROTHER AND SISTER
IV. WHEREIN MISS FELICIA VERITY
CONCLUSIVELY SHOWS WHAT SPIRIT SHE IS
OF
V. DEALING WITH EMBLEMS, OMENS AND
DEMONSTRATIONS
VI. SHOWING HOW SIR CHARLES VERITY WAS
JUSTIFIED OF HIS LABOURS
VII. TELLING HOW CHARLES VERITY LOOKED
ON THE MOTHER OF HIS SON
CHAPTER THE EIGHTH WHICH IS ALSO
CHAPTER THE LASTBOOK I
THE HOUSE OF THE TAMARISKS