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The Dew of Their Youth   By: (1860-1914)

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THE DEW OF THEIR YOUTH

By S. R. CROCKETT

Author Of 'The Lilac Sunbonnet,' 'The Black Douglas,' 'Strong Mac,' 'Rose Of The Wilderness,' etc.

HODDER AND STOUGHTON LONDON MCMX

Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, Bread Street Hill, E.C., and Bungay, Suffolk.

CONTENTS

PART I

CHAPTER I PAGE The Haunted House of Marnhoul 1

CHAPTER II 'In the Name of the Law!' 10

CHAPTER III Miss Irma gives an Audience 18

CHAPTER IV First Foot in the Haunted House 22

CHAPTER V The Censor of Morals 33

CHAPTER VI The Apotheosis of Agnes Anne 42

CHAPTER VII The Doctor's Advent 51

CHAPTER VIII Kate of the Shore 62

CHAPTER IX The Eve of St. John 73

CHAPTER X The Crowbar in the Wood 82

CHAPTER XI Agnes Anne's Experiences as a Spy 87

CHAPTER XII The Fight in the Dark 96

CHAPTER XIII A World of Ink and Fire 101

CHAPTER XIV The White Free Traders 109

PART II

CHAPTER XV My Grandmother speaks her Mind 118

CHAPTER XVI Castle Connoway 127

CHAPTER XVII The Man 'Doon the hoose' 133

CHAPTER XVIII The Transfiguration of Aunt Jen 138

CHAPTER XIX Loaded pistol Pollixfen 146

CHAPTER XX The Real Mr. Poole 155

CHAPTER XXI While we sat by the Fire 162

PART III

CHAPTER XXII Boyd Connoway's Evidence 170

CHAPTER XXIII The Sharp Spur 184

CHAPTER XXIV The College of King James 193

CHAPTER XXV Satan Finds 201

CHAPTER XXVI Perfidy, thy Name is Woman! 209

CHAPTER XXVII Then, Heigh ho, the Molly!' 218

CHAPTER XXVIII Love and the Logician 227

CHAPTER XXIX The Avalanche. 233

CHAPTER XXX The Vanishing Lady 244

CHAPTER XXXI wice Married 254

CHAPTER XXXII The Little House on the Meadows 262

CHAPTER XXXIII And the Door was Shut 268

CHAPTER XXXIV A Visit from Boyd Connoway 274

CHAPTER XXXV The Valley of the Shadow 280

CHAPTER XXXVI The Supplanter 288

CHAPTER XXXVII The Return of the Serpent to Eden Valley 297

CHAPTER XXXVIII By Water and the Word 305

CHAPTER XXXIX The Wicked Flag 313

CHAPTER XL The Great 'Tabernacle' Revival 322

CHAPTER XLI In the Wood Parlour 330

CHAPTER XLII The Place of Dreams 338

PART I

CHAPTER I

THE HAUNTED HOUSE OF MARNHOUL

I, Duncan MacAlpine, school master's son and uncovenanted assistant to my father, stood watching the dust which the Highflyer coach had left between me and Sandy Webb, the little guard thereof, as he whirled onward into the eye of the west... Continue reading book >>




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