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Mabel's Mistake   By: (1810-1886)

Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens

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MABEL'S MISTAKE.

BY

MRS. ANN S. STEPHENS.

AUTHOR OF "FASHION AND FAMINE," "THE SOLDIER'S ORPHANS," "DOUBLY FALSE," "SILENT STRUGGLES," "THE OLD HOMESTEAD," "THE REJECTED WIFE," "THE HEIRESS," "THE GOLD BRICK," "MARY DERWENT," "THE WIFE'S SECRET," ETC., ETC.

"Imagine something purer far, More free from stain of clay, There friendship, love, or passion are, Yet human still as they: And if thy lips for love like this No mortal word can frame, Go ask of angels what it is, And call it by that name."

PHILADELPHIA: T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS; 306 CHESTNUT STREET.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by

T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

ANN S. STEPHENS' WORKS.

Each work complete in one vol., 12mo.

THE CURSE OF GOLD. WIVES AND WIDOWS. THE REJECTED WIFE. FASHION AND FAMINE. THE GOLD BRICK. SILENT STRUGGLES. THE OLD HOMESTEAD. MARY DERWENT. THE SOLDIER'S ORPHANS. THE WIFE'S SECRET. MABEL'S MISTAKE. DOUBLY FALSE. THE HEIRESS.

Price of each, $1.75 in Cloth; or $1.50 in Paper Cover.

Above books are for sale by all Booksellers. Copies of any or all of the above books will be sent to any one, to any place, postage pre paid, on receipt of their price by the Publishers,

T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS, 306 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA.

TO

MY DEAR, YOUNG FRIEND, MISS EUDORA J. HART,

OF NEW YORK,

THIS VOLUME IS MOST AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED.

ANN S. STEPHENS.

WASHINGTON, D. C., OCTOBER 17, 1868.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE STEP MOTHER AND STEP SON 23

II. OLD MR. HARRINGTON 29

III. THE HILL SIDE ADVENTURE 32

IV. LINA COMES OUT OF HER FAINTING FIT 38

V. ON THE BANKS AND ON THE RIVER 45

VI. THE LITTLE HOUSE ON THE HILL 51

VII. THE UNEXPECTED PASSENGER 57

VIII. OUT OF THE STORM 63

IX. THE BURNING CEDAR 70

X. HOME IN SAFETY 75

XI. GENERAL HARRINGTON IS SHOCKED 82

XII. LOVE DREAMS 85

XIII. THE BROKEN CONFESSION 93

XIV. RALPH'S LOVE DREAM 101

XV. THE STOLEN JOURNAL 107

XVI. JAMES HARRINGTON'S RIDE 111

XVII. THAT WOMAN 117

XVIII. OLD HEADS AND YOUNG HEARTS 125

XIX. THE LOVER'S CONFESSION 131

XX. THE BOUQUET OF ROSES 136

XXI. BEN BENSON GIVES AN OPINION 139

XXII. A RENEWAL OF CONFIDENCE 147

XXIII. THE LOVE SONG 152

XXIV. A MEETING IN THE HILLS 155

XXV. CONTINUED PLOTTING 160

XXVI. THE NOTE WITH A GREEN SEAL 165

XXVII. GENERAL HARRINGTON'S CONFESSION 168

XXVIII. THE NOTE ON THE BREAKFAST TABLE 172

XXIX. FATHER AND DAUGHTER 179

XXX. BROTHER AND SISTER 186

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