My Lady Nicotine - A Study in Smoke
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Title: My Lady Nicotine  A Study in Smoke
Author: J. M. Barrie
Illustrator: M. B. Prendergast
Release Date: July 29, 2006 [EBook #18934]
Language: English
Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1
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MY LADY
NICOTINE
A Study in Smoke
BY J. M. BARRIE AUTHOR OF "SENTIMENTAL TOMMY," ETC.
ILLUSTRATED BY M. B. PRENDERGAST
BOSTON KNIGHT AND MILLET PUBLISHERS
CHAP. I.MATRIMO NYANDSMO KINGCO MPARED II.MYFIRSTCIG AR III.THEARCADIAMIXTURE IV.MYPIPES V.MYTO BACCO-PO UCH VI.MYSMO KING-TABLE VII.GILRAY VIII.MARRIO T IX.JIMMY X.SCRYMG EO UR XI.HISWIFE'SCIG ARS XII.GILRAY'SFLO WER-PO T XIII.THEGRANDESTSCENEINHISTO RY XIV.MYBRO THERHENRY XV.HO USE-BO AT"ARCADIA" XVI.THEARCADIAMIXTUREAG AIN XVII.THERO MANCEO FAPIPE-CLEANER XXVIII.WHATCO ULDHEDO? XIX.PRIMUS XX.PRIMUSTOHISUNCLE XXI.ENG LISH-G RO WNTO BACCO
PAG E 1 11 18 27 38 45 52 60 70 78 87 94 103 116 124 133 143 151 159 168 177
XXII.HO WHERO ESSMO KE XXIII.THEGHO STO FCHRISTMASEVE XXIV.NO TTHEARCADIA XXV.A FACETHATHAUNTEDMARRIO T XXVI.ARCADIANSATBAY XXVII.JIMMY'SDREAM XXVIII.GILRAY'SDREAM XXIX.PETTIG REW'SDREAM XXX.THEMURDERINTHEINN XXXI.THEPERILSO FNO TSMO KING XXXII.MYLASTPIPE XXXIII.WHENMYWIFEISASLEEPANDALLTHEHO USEISSTILL
Half-Title
Frontispiece
Title-Page
Headpiece to Table of Contents
Tailpiece to Table of Contents
Headpiece to List of Illustrations
Tailpiece to List of Illustrations
Headpiece to Chap. I.
"As well as a spring bonnet and a nice dress"
"There are the Japanese fans on the
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xiii
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The Arcadia Mixture
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Tailpiece Chap. I. "My wife puts her hand on my shoulder"
Headpiece Chap. III. "Jimmy pins a notice on his door"
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33
Box of cigars
7
10
wall"
Pipes and pouch
"I fell in love with two little meerschaums"
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Tailpiece Chap. IV.
Tailpiece Chap. II. "I firmly lighted my first cigar"
Headpiece Chap. II.
have done"
Tailpiece Chap. VII. "The Arcadia had him for its own"
Headpiece Chap. VIII. "I let him talk on"
Tray of pipes and cigars
Tailpiece Chap. III.
"It never quite recovered from its night in the rain"
Tailpiece Chap. V.
"He 'strode away blowing great clouds into the air,'"
Pipes and jar of spills
Headpiece Chap. V. "They ... made tongs of their knitting-needles to lift it"
40, 41
"At last he jumped up"
"We are only to be distinguished by our pipes"
Headpiece Chap. IV. "Oh, see what I
"I ... cast my old pouch out at the window"
"Sometimes I had knocked it over accidentally"
Headpiece Chap. VII. "We met first in the Merediths' house-boat"
Tailpiece Chap. VI.
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Headpiece Chap VI. "My Smoking-Table"
115
"Ned Alleyn goes from tavern to tavern picking out his men"
"A packet of Celebros alighted on my head"
Tailpiece Chap. VIII.
"I caught my straw hat disappearing on the wings of the wind"
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Tailpiece Chap. XIV.
"A score of smaller letters were tumbling about my feet"
Headpiece Chap. XV. "House-boat Arcadia"
"Naturally in the circumstances you did not want to talk about Henry"
"In time ... the Arcadia Mixture made him more and more like the rest of us"
Headpiece Chap. IX. "The stem was a long cherry-wood"
"With shadowy reptiles crawling across the panels"
Headpiece Chap. XIII.
Tailpiece Chap. IX. "Mothers' pets"
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Tailpiece Chap. XI.
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Headpiece Chap. XI. "His wife's cigars"
"Raleigh ... introduced tobacco into this country"
The Arcadia Mixture
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"Scrymgeour sprang like an acrobat into a Japanese dressing-gown"
"Then Arcadians would drop in"
"I would ... light him to his sleeping-chamber with a spill"
"A few weeks later some one tapped me on the shoulder"
Headpiece Chap. XIV. "I was testing some new Cabanas"
Tailpiece Chap. X.
Tailpiece Chap. XII. "The can nearly fell from my hand"
Headpiece Chap. X. "Scrymgeour was an artist"
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"I told her the cigars were excellent"
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Tailpiece Chap. XIII.
"I wrote to him"
Headpiece Chap. XII. "Gilray's flower-pot"
113
"I smoked my third cigar very slowly"
Headpiece Chap. XVI. "The Arcadia Mixture again"
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"On the open window ... stood a round tin of tobacco"
135
Tailpiece Chap. XXI.
"A half-smoked cigar"
Tailpiece Chap. XX.
Headpiece Chap. XX.
"I should like to write you a line"
"It was the boy come back with the vegetables"
Tailpiece Chap. XV. "There was a row all round, which resulted in our division into five parties"
Tailpiece Chap. XVII. "He took the wire off me and used it to clean his pipe"
"Running after sheep, from which ladies were flying"
Headpiece Chap. XIX. "Primus"
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"Many tall hats struck, to topple in the dust"
"Then she burst into tears"
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Headpiece Chap. XVII. "He was in love again"
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Tailpiece Chap. XIX. "I am, respected sir, your diligent pupil"
Headpiece Chap. XXI. "English-grown tobacco"
Tailpiece Chap. XVIII. "A wall has risen up between us"
Headpiece Chap. XXII. "How heroes smoke"
"I heard him walking up and down the deck"
Headpiece Chap. XVIII. "I had walked from Spondinig to Franzenshohe"
"A pipe of the Mixture"
"Reading Primus's letters"
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Tailpiece Chap. XVI.
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"The lady was making pretty faces with a cigarette in her mouth"
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"On the middle of the plank she had turned to kiss her hand"
"Once, indeed, we do see Strathmore smoking a good cigar"
Headpiece Chap. XXIII.
"My brier, which I found beneath my pillow"
Tailpiece Chap. XXIII.
"My pipe"
"The ghost of Christmas eve"
Tailpiece Chap. XXII.
"The tall, scornful gentleman who leans lazily against the door"
Tailpiece Chap. XXVII.
Headpiece Chap. XXVIII.
"These indefatigable amateurs began to dance a minuet"
A friendly favor
Pipes
Headpiece Chap. XXIX. "Pettigrew's dream"
Headpiece Chap. XXVI. "Arcadians at bay"
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223
Tailpiece Chap. XXVIII.
195
Headpiece Chap. XXIV. "But the pipes were old friends"
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202
Headpiece Chap. XXVII. "Jimmy's dream"
"There was the French girl at Algiers"
"It had the paper in its mouth"
Tailpiece Chap. XXV.
Headpiece Chap. XXV. "A face that haunted Marriot"
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Tailpiece Chap. XXVI. "Jimmy began as follows"
"His wife ... filled his pipe for him"
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"Council for defence calls attention to the prisoner's high and unblemished character"
226
Headpiece Chap. XXX. "Sometimes I think it is all a dream"
229
"Mrs. Pettigrew sent one of the children to the study"
"He went round the morning-room"
Tailpiece Chap. XXIX. "I awarded the tin of Arcadia to Pettigrew"
Tailpiece Chap. XXIV. "I was pleased that I had lost"
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205
Pipes and tobacco-jar
Tailpiece Chap. XXX.
Headpiece Chap. XXXI. "They thought I had weakly yielded"
"They went one night in a body to Pettigrew's"
Tailpiece Chap. XXXI.
Headpiece Chap. XXXII.
"Then we began to smoke"
"I conjured up the face of a lady"
"Not even Scrymgeour knew what my pouch had been to me"
Tailpiece Chap. XXXII.
Headpiece Chap. XXXIII. "When my wife is asleep and all the house is still"
"The man through the wall"
Pipes
Tailpiece Chap. XXXIII.
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