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Daisy's Necklace And What Came of It   By: (1836-1907)

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DAISY'S NECKLACE: And What Came of It.

(A LITERARY EPISODE.)

BY

T. B. ALDRICH.

The little dogs and all, ........ see, they bark at me!

KING LEAR.

NEW YORK: DERBY & JACKSON, 119 NASSAU STREET. CINCINNATI: H. W. DERBY & CO.

1857.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1856, BY DERBY & JACKSON, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

TO C. L. F., THE NOBLE MERCHANT AND THE GOOD FRIEND, THIS BURLESQUE OF THINGS IN GENERAL, IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

CONTENTS.

PROLOGUE.

CHAPTER I.

THE LITTLE CASTLE BUILDERS.

The House by the Sea The Round Window God's eyes in Flowers The Day Dreamers A Picture An Angel Old Nanny On the Sea Shore Shell Hunting Bell's Freak and Mortimer's Dream Asleep.

CHAPTER II.

THE DEAD HOPE.

Time's Changes Fall down Castles Little Bell waiting When will Father come Home? Little Bell weary What the Sea said Nevermore.

CHAPTER III.

SOUL LAND.

Autumn and Winter By the Fireside Where little Bell is going Nanny sings about Chloe Bell reads a poem The flight of an Angel The Funeral The good Parson The two Grave stones.

CHAPTER IV.

A FEW SPECIMENS OF HUMANITY.

Down Town Messrs. Flint & Snarle Tim, the Office Boy, and the pale Book keeper The Escritoire The Purloined Package Mr. Flint goes Home Midnight Miss Daisy Snarle The Poor Author.

CHAPTER V.

DAISY SNARLE.

Sunday morning Harvey Snarle and Mortimer A Tale of Sorrow The Snow child Mortimer takes Daisy's hand Snarle's death.

CHAPTER VI.

THE PHANTOM AT SEA.

A Storm in the Tropics The Lone Ship The Man at the Wheel How he sang strange Songs The Apparition The drifting Bark.

CHAPTER VII.

IN WHICH THERE IS A MADMAN.

Mr. Flint sips vino d'oro The Stranger The Letter Mr. Flint Outwitted Mr. Flint's Photograph The Madman's Story The Wrecked Soul How Mr. Flint is troubled by his Conscience, and dreams of a Pair of Eyes.

CHAPTER VIII.

MR. FLINT IS PERFECTLY ASTONISHED, AND MORTIMER HAS A VISION.

The Light Heart A Scene The Sunny Heart A Dream of Little Bell A Hint.

CHAPTER IX.

DAISY AND THE NECKLACE.

Our petite Heroine How she talked to the Poets The Morocco Case Daisy's Eyes make Pictures Tears, idle Tears!

CHAPTER X.

ST. AGNES' EVE.

The Old Year St. Agnes Keats' Poem The Circlet of Pearls A Cloud The Promise Mrs. Snarle continues her Knitting.

CHAPTER XI.

MORTIMER HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH THE GREAT PUBLISHER, AND MR. FLINT MAKES A DISCOVERY.

H. H. Hardwill, Publisher Criminal Literature Alliterative Titles Goldwood Poor Authors A Heaven for them in the Perspective Flint's Discovery, and the Horns of his Dilemma.

CHAPTER XII.

WHAT DAISY DID.

The Arrest Doubt and Love Daisy and the Necklace The Search The Heart of Daisy Snarle.

CHAPTER XIII.

IN THE TOMBS.

The Author's Summer Residence The Egyptian Prison Without and Within A Picture Sunshine in shadow Joe Wilkes and his unique Proposal Gloomy Prospects The Face at the Cell window.

CHAPTER XIV.

A CLOUD WITH A SILVER LINING.

The Strange Visit The Lawyer Walters and Mr. Flint The Clouds A Strip of Sunshine Mortimer.

CHAPTER XV.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES.

A Picture The Lawyer's Note Mr. Hardwill once more The Scene at the Law Office Mr. Flint Hors du Combat Face to Face.

CHAPTER XVI.

THE OLD HOUSE BY THE SEA.

Clap trap John Flint The Old House Joe Wilkes Strephon and Chloe Tim enjoying himself Edward Walters and Little Bell A Last Word

EPILOGUE.

TO THE

UNFORTUNATE READER.

In this little Extravaganza, I have done just what I intended... Continue reading book >>




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