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The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain The Works of William Carleton, Volume One   By: (1794-1869)

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THE BLACK BARONET;

OR, THE CHRONICLES OF BALLYTRAIN.

By William Carleton

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER

I. A Mail Coach by Night, and a Bit of Moonshine

II. The Town and its Inhabitants

III. Paudeen Gair's Receipt how to make a Bad Dinner a Good One The Stranger finds Fenton as Mysterious as Himself

IV. An Anonymous Letter Lucy Gourlay Avows a Previous Attachment

V. Sir Thomas Gourlay Fails in Unmasking the Stranger Mysterious Conduct of Fenton

VI. Extraordinary Scene between Fenton and the Stranger

VII. The Baronet attempts by Falsehood to urge his Daughter into an Avowal of her Lover's Name.

VIII. The Fortune Teller An Equivocal Prediction

IX. Candor and Dissimulation

X. A Family Dialogue and a Secret nearly Discovered

XI. The Stranger's Visit to Father MacMahon

XII. Crackenfudge Outwitted by Fenton The Baronet, Enraged at his Daughter's Firmness, strikes Her

XIII. The Stranger's Second Visit to Father MacMahon Something like an Elopement

XIV. Crackenfudge put upon a Wrong Scent Miss Gourlay takes Refuge with an Old Friead

XV. Interview between Lady Gourlay and the Stranger Dandy Dulcimer makes a Discovery The Stranger Receives Mysterious Communications

XVI. Conception and Perpetration of a Diabolical Plot against Fenton

XVII. A Scene in Jemmy Trailcudgel's Retributive Justice, or the Robber Robbed

XVIII. Dunphy visits the County Wicklow Old Sam and his Wife

XIX. Interview between Trailcudgel and the Stranger A Peep at Lord Dunroe and his Friend

XX. Interview between Lords Cullamore, Dunroe, and Lady Emily Tom Norton's Aristocracy fails him His Reception by Lord Cullamore

XXI. A Spy Rewarded Sir Thomas Gourlay Charged Home by the Stranger with, the Removal and Disappearance of his Brother's Son

XXII. Lucy at.Summerfield Cottage

XXIII. A Lunch in Summerfield Cottage.

XXIV. An Irish Watchhouse in the time of the "Charlies"

XXV. The Police Office Sir Spigot Sputter and Mr. Coke An "Unfortunate Translator Decision in "a Law Case"

XXVI. The Priest Returns Sir Thomas's Money and Pistols A Bit of Controversy A New Light Begins to Appear

XXVII. Sir Thomas, who Shams Illness, is too sharp for Mrs. Mainwaring, who visits Him Lucy calls upon Lady Gourlay, where she meets her Lover Affecting Interview between Lucy and Lady Gourlay

XXVIII. Innocence and Affection overcome by Fraud and Hypocrisy Lucy yields at Last

XXIX. Lord Dunroe's Affection for his Father Glimpse of a new Character Lord Cullamore's Rebuke to his Son, who greatly Refuses to give up his Friend

XXX. A Courtship on Novel Principles

XXXI. The Priest goes into Corbet's House very like a Thief a Sederunt, with a Bright look up for Mr. Gray

XXXII. Discovery of the Baronet's Son Who, however, is Shelved for a Time

XXXIII. The Priest asks for a Loan of Fifty Guineas, and Offers "Freney the Robber"as Security

XXXIV. Young Gourlay's Affectionate Interview with His Father Risk of Strangulation Movements of M'Bride

XXXV. Lucy's Vain but Affecting Expostulation with her Father Her Terrible Denunciation of Ambrose Gray

XXXVI. Which contains a variety of Matters, some to Laugh and some to Weep at

XXXVII. Dandy's Visit to Summerfield Cottage, where he Makes a most Ungallant Mistake Return with Tidings of both Mrs... Continue reading book >>


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