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Dr. Sevier   By: (1844-1925)

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Transcriber's Notes: SO 3HO = 3 is subscripted [=u] = macron above "u"

GEORGE W. CABLE'S WRITINGS

BONAVENTURE. A Prose Pastoral of Arcadian Louisiana. 12mo, $1.25. DR. SEVIER. 12mo, $1.25. THE GRANDISSIMES. A Story of Creole Life. 12mo, $1.25. OLD CREOLE DAYS. 12mo, $1.25. STRANGE TRUE STORIES OF LOUISIANA. Illustrated. 12mo, $2.00. New Uniform Edition of the above five volumes, cloth, in a box, $6.00.

JOHN MARCH, SOUTHERNER, 12mo, $1.50. OLD CREOLE DAYS. Cameo Edition with Etching, $1.25. OLD CREOLE DAYS. 2 vols. 16mo, paper, each 30 cts. MADAME DELPHINE. 75 cts. THE CREOLES OF LOUISIANA. Illus. Small 4to, $2.50. THE SILENT SOUTH. 12mo, $1.00.

DR. SEVIER

BY GEORGE W. CABLE

AUTHOR OF "OLD CREOLE DAYS," "THE GRANDISSIMES," "MADAME DELPHINE," ETC.

NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1897

Copyright, 1883 and 1884 BY GEORGE W. CABLE

All rights reserved

TROW'S PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING COMPANY, NEW YORK.

TO MY FRIEND MARION A. BAKER

CONTENTS.

Chapter Page I. The Doctor 5 II. A Young Stranger 10 III. His Wife 17 IV. Convalescence and Acquaintance 22 V. Hard Questions 29 VI. Nesting 34 VII. Disappearance 45 VIII. A Question of Book keeping 52 IX. When the Wind Blows 61 X. Gentles and Commons 66 XI. A Pantomime 73 XII. "She's all the World" 81 XIII. The Bough Breaks 87 XIV. Hard Speeches and High Temper 94 XV. The Cradle Falls 99 XVI. Many Waters 107 XVII. Raphael Ristofalo 118 XVIII. How He Did It 127 XIX. Another Patient 134 XX. Alice 138 XXI. The Sun at Midnight 142 XXII. Borrower Turned Lender 160 XXIII. Wear and Tear 169 XXIV. Brought to Bay 177 XXV. The Doctor Dines Out 184 XXVI. The Trough of the Sea 194 XXVII. Out of the Frying Pan 207 XXVIII. "Oh, where is my Love?" 215 XXIX. Release. Narcisse 224 XXX. Lighting Ship 233 XXXI. At Last 243 XXXII. A Rising Star 248 XXXIII. Bees, Wasps, and Butterflies 258 XXXIV. Toward the Zenith 262 XXXV. To Sigh, yet Feel no Pain 268 XXXVI. What Name? 275 XXXVII. Pestilence 280 XXXVIII. "I must be Cruel only to be Kind" 286 XXXIX. "Pettent Prate" 294 XL. Sweet Bells Jangled 300 XLI. Mirage 310 XLII. Ristofalo and the Rector 317 XLIII. Shall she Come or Stay? 324 XLIV. What would you Do? 329 XLV. Narcisse with News 335 XLVI. A Prison Memento 340 XLVII. Now I Lay Me 345 XLVIII. Rise up, my Love, my Fair One! 351 XLIX. A Bundle of Hopes 357 L. Fall In! 366 LI. Blue Bonnets over the Border 372 LII. A Pass through the Lines 378 LIII. Try Again 384 LIV. "Who Goes There?" 394 LV. Dixie 412 LVI. Fire and Sword 425 LVII. Almost in Sight 435 LVIII... Continue reading book >>




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