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My Lady Nicotine A Study in Smoke   By: (1860-1937)

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MY LADY NICOTINE

=A Study in Smoke=

BY J. M. BARRIE

AUTHOR OF "SENTIMENTAL TOMMY," ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY M. B. PRENDERGAST

BOSTON KNIGHT AND MILLET PUBLISHERS

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I. MATRIMONY AND SMOKING COMPARED 1 II. MY FIRST CIGAR 11 III. THE ARCADIA MIXTURE 18 IV. MY PIPES 27 V. MY TOBACCO POUCH 38 VI. MY SMOKING TABLE 45 VII. GILRAY 52 VIII. MARRIOT 60 IX. JIMMY 70 X. SCRYMGEOUR 78 XI. HIS WIFE'S CIGARS 87 XII. GILRAY'S FLOWER POT 94 XIII. THE GRANDEST SCENE IN HISTORY 103 XIV. MY BROTHER HENRY 116 XV. HOUSE BOAT "ARCADIA" 124 XVI. THE ARCADIA MIXTURE AGAIN 133 XVII. THE ROMANCE OF A PIPE CLEANER 143 XXVIII. WHAT COULD HE DO? 151 XIX. PRIMUS 159 XX. PRIMUS TO HIS UNCLE 168 XXI. ENGLISH GROWN TOBACCO 177 XXII. HOW HEROES SMOKE 186 XXIII. THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS EVE 194 XXIV. NOT THE ARCADIA 202 XXV. A FACE THAT HAUNTED MARRIOT 209 XXVI. ARCADIANS AT BAY 216 XXVII. JIMMY'S DREAM 223 XXVIII. GILRAY'S DREAM 231 XXIX. PETTIGREW'S DREAM 239 XXX. THE MURDER IN THE INN 247 XXXI. THE PERILS OF NOT SMOKING 252 XXXII. MY LAST PIPE 260 XXXIII. WHEN MY WIFE IS ASLEEP AND ALL THE HOUSE IS STILL 269

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Half Title i Frontispiece iv Title Page v Headpiece to Table of Contents vii Tailpiece to Table of Contents viii Headpiece to List of Illustrations ix Tailpiece to List of Illustrations xiii Headpiece to Chap. I. 1 "As well as a spring bonnet and a nice dress" 6 "There are the Japanese fans on the wall" 7 Tailpiece Chap. I. "My wife puts her hand on my shoulder" 10 Headpiece Chap. II. 11 "At last he jumped up" 14 Box of cigars 15 Tailpiece Chap... Continue reading book >>




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