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Quicksands   By: (1823-1895)

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QUICKSANDS

FROM THE GERMAN OF ADOLPH STRECKFUSS

BY MRS. A. L. WISTER TRANSLATOR OF "THE OLD MAMSELLE'S SECRET," "GOLD ELSIE," "ONLY A GIRL," "A NOBLE NAME," "THE SECOND WIFE," "BANNED AND BLESSED," ETC.

PHILADELPHIA J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO. 1884

Copyright, 1884, by J. B. Lippincott & Co.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER

I. An Exchange

II. Osternau

III. The Castle's Lord and Lady

IV. A Cato In Golden Curls

V. Dinner And Dessert

VI. Soliman's Tricks

VII. The Harvest field

VIII. News From Berlin

IX. A Letter And Its Reply

X. Content And Peace

XI. Good Advice

XII. Bertha von Massenburg

XIII. A Wise Young Judge

XIV. Pastor Widman as a Correspondent

XV. Renewed Confidence

XVI. Robbed

XVII. Two Letters Again

XVIII. A Forced Resolve

XIX. The Prodigal's Return

XX. Linau

XXI. An Accident

XXII. An Old Acquaintance

XXIII. Mischief For Idle Hands

XXIV. Past And Present

XXV. At Home

XXVI. A Conspiracy

XXVII. A Mischievous Coquette

XXVIII. Clara To The Rescue

XXIX. Clara Dea Ex Machinâ

XXX. Conclusion

QUICKSANDS.

CHAPTER I. AN EXCHANGE.

Upon the short, thick grass of a small, secluded opening in a magnificent forest of firs and beeches a young man lay, his hands clasped under his head, buried in waking dreams... Continue reading book >>




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