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Bad Hugh   By: (1825-1907)

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BAD HUGH

by

MARY J. HOLMES

Author of "Lena Rivers", "Tempest and Sunshine", "Meadow Brook", "The English Orphans", etc., etc.

GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

1900

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. Spring Bank 5

II. What Rover Found 15

III. Hugh's Soliloquy 26

IV. Terrace Hill 29

V. Anna and John 37

VI. Alice Johnson 42

VII. Riverside Cottage 50

VIII. Mr. Liston and the Doctor 57

IX. Matters in Kentucky 60

X. Lina's Purchase and Hugh's 71

XI. Sam and Adah 77

XII. What Followed 81

XIII. How Hugh Paid His Debts 84

XIV. Mrs. Johnson's Letter 88

XV. Saratoga 96

XVI. The Columbian 101

XVII. Hugh 108

XVIII. Meeting of Alice and Hugh 111

XIX. Alice and Muggins 116

XX. Poor Hugh 118

XXI. Alice and Adah 126

XXII. Waking to Consciousness 133

XXIII. Lina's Letter. 138

XXIV. Foreshadowings 145

XXV. Talking with Hugh 149

XXVI. The Day of the Sale 153

XXVII. The Sale 161

XXVIII. The Ride 165

XXIX. Hugh and Alice 169

XXX. Adah's Journey 177

XXXI. The Convict 184

XXXII. Adah at Terrace Hill 189

XXXIII. Anna and Adah 196

XXXIV. Rose Markham 204

XXXV. The Result 212

XXXVI. Excitement 223

XXXVII. Matters at Spring Bank 227

XXXVIII. The Day of the Wedding 232

XXXIX. The Convict's Story 238

XL. Poor 'Lina 248

XLI. Tidings 255

XLII. Irving Stanley 259

XLIII. Letters from Hugh and Irving Stanley 268

XLIV. The Deserter 272

XLV. The Second Battle of Bull Run 286

XLVI. How Sam Came There 291

XLVII. Finding Hugh 300

XLVIII. Going Home 304

XLIX. Conclusion 314

BAD HUGH

CHAPTER I

SPRING BANK

A large, old fashioned, weird looking wooden building, with strangely shaped bay windows and stranger gables projecting here and there from the slanting roof, where the green moss clung in patches to the moldy shingles, or formed a groundwork for the nests the swallows built year after year beneath the decaying eaves. Long, winding piazzas, turning sharp, sudden angles, and low, square porches, where the summer sunshine held many a fantastic dance, and where the winter storm piled up its drifts of snow, whistling merrily as it worked, and shaking the loosened casement as it went whirling by... Continue reading book >>




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