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Avarice-Anger: two of the seven cardinal sins   By: (1804-1857)

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THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS

AVARICE

[Illustration: " Axe in hand. "

Original etching by Adrian Marcel.]

Illustrated Cabinet Edition

Avarice Anger Two of the Seven Cardinal Sins By Eugene Sue

Illustrated with Etchings by Adrian Marcel

Dana Estes & Company Publishers Boston

Copyright, 1899 BY FRANCIS A. NICCOLLS & CO.

Avarice Anger

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

AVARICE.

I. AN UNFORTUNATE CHOICE 13

II. A TOUCHING EXAMPLE OF UNSELFISH DEVOTION 25

III. A SHAMEFUL DECEPTION 36

IV. THE VOICE OF THE TEMPTER 46

V. FATHER AND SON 57

VI. A FATHER'S AMBITION 65

VII. THE FORGED LETTER 72

VIII. A STARTLING DISCOVERY 78

IX. COMMANDANT DE LA MIRAUDIÈRE'S ANTECEDENTS 86

X. THE MYSTERY EXPLAINED 97

XI. HIDDEN TREASURE 106

XII. A VOICE FROM THE GRAVE 113

XIII. THE MISER EXTOLLED 118

XIV. PLANS FOR THE FUTURE 122

XV. MADAME LACOMBE'S UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER 126

XVI. A CAPRICIOUS BEAUTY 132

XVII. THE HÔTEL SAINT RAMON 139

XVIII. A NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT 146

XIX. A CHANGE OF OWNERS 152

XX. THE RETURN 159

XXI. THE AWAKENING 166

ANGER.

I. THE DUEL 177

II. ANOTHER EBULLITION OF TEMPER 186

III. THE WARNING 194

IV. "THOSE WHOM THE GODS DESTROY THEY FIRST MAKE MAD" 199

V. DEADLY ENMITY 208

VI. A CUNNING SCHEME 217

VII. HOME PLEASURES 225

VIII. THE CAPTAIN'S NARRATIVE 234

IX. CONCLUSION OF THE CAPTAIN'S NARRATIVE 240

X. SEGOFFIN'S DISSIMULATION 248

XI. SABINE'S CONFESSION 255

XII. SUZANNE'S ENLIGHTENMENT 265

XIII. ONÉSIME'S CONQUEST 271

XIV. ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST 279

XV. AN UNWELCOME VISITOR 287

XVI. SEGOFFIN'S RUSE 294

XVII. THE VOICE OF THE TEMPTER 302

XVIII. "MY MOTHER'S MURDERER STILL LIVES!" 309

XIX. AFTER THE STORM 316

XX. THE MIDNIGHT ATTACK 322

XXI. A LAST APPEAL 329

XXII. CONCLUSION 338

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

PAGE

"AXE IN HAND" Frontispiece

"'GO AWAY AND LET ME ALONE'" 53

"'MY STAR HAS NOT DESERTED ME'" 155

"SEVERAL MEN RUSHED UPON HIM" 236

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