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Frank Fairlegh Scenes From The Life Of A Private Pupil   By: (1818-1864)

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FRANK FAIRLEGH

SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF A PRIVATE PUPIL

BY

FRANK E. SMEDLEY

"How now! good lack! what present have we here? A Book that goes in peril of the press; But now it's past those pikes, and doth appear To keep the lookers on from heaviness. What stuff contains it?"

Davies of Hereford

WITH TWENTY EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK

A NEW EDITION

METHUEN & CO. LONDON

1904

THIS Issue is founded on the First Edition, published by A. Hall, Virtue, & Co., in the year 1850.

I. All Right! Off We Go! 1

II. Loss and Gain 12

III. Cold water Cure for the Heartache 21

IV. Wherein is Commenced the Adventure of the Macintosh and Other Matters 28

V. Mad Bess 39

VI. Lawless Gets Thoroughly Pot Oot 46

VII. The Board of Green Cloth 59

VIII. Good Resolutions 71

IX. A Denouement 81

X. The Boating Party 93

XI. Breakers Ahead! 100

XII. Death and Change 106

XIII. Catching a Shrimp 114

XIV. The Ball 122

XV. Ringing the Curfew 129

XVI. The Roman Father 136

XVII. The Invisible Girl 145

XVIII. The Game in Barstone Park 150

XIX. Turning the Tables 155

XX. Alma Mater 160

XXI. The Wine Party 163

XXII. Taming a Shrew 173

XXIII. What Harry and I Found When We Lost Our Way 182

XXIV. How Oaklands Broke His Horsewhip 190

XXV. The Challenge 198

XXVI. Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before 205

XXVII. The Duel 212

XXVIII. The Substance of the Shadow 220

XXIX. The Struggle in Chesterton Meadow 229

XXX. Mr. Frampton's Introduction to a Tiger 234

XXXI. How I Rise a Degree, and Mr. Frampton Gets Elevated in More Ways Than One 242

XXXII. Catching Sight of an Old Flame 250

XXXIII. Woman's a Riddle 257

XXXIV. The Riddle Baffles Me! 264

XXXV. A Mysterious Letter 272

XXXVI. The Riddle Solved 280

XXXVII. The Forlorn Hope 288

XXXVIII. Facing the Enemy 296

XXXIX. The Council of War 304

XL. Lawless's Matinée Musicale 313

XLI. How Lawless Became a Lady's Man 322

XLII. The Meet at Eversley Gorse 331

XLIII. A Charade Not All Acting 340

XLIV. Confessions 350

XLV. Helping a Lame Dog Over a Stile 360

XLVI. Tears and Smiles 369

XLVII. A Cure for the Heartache 378

XLVHI. Paying Off Old Scores 389

XLIX. Mr. Frampton Makes a Discovery 399

L. A Ray of Sunshine 408

LI. Freddy Coleman Falls into Difficulties 417

LII. Lawless Astonishes Mr... Continue reading book >>




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