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Samantha at Coney Island and a Thousand Other Islands   By: (1836-1926)

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SAMANTHA AT CONEY ISLAND

[Illustration: Marietta Holley [ Samantha ]]

SAMANTHA AT CONEY ISLAND

AND

A THOUSAND OTHER ISLANDS

BY

JOSIAH ALLEN'S WIFE

(Marietta Holley)

THE CHRISTIAN HERALD

Bible House, New York

COPYRIGHT, 1911

THE CHRISTIAN HERALD

THE PLIMPTON PRESS NORWOOD MASS U.S.A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER ONE

In Which the Coney Island Microbe Enters Our Quiet Home 1

CHAPTER TWO

We set sail for Thousand Island Park and have a real good time, but Josiah murmurs about Coney. 23

CHAPTER THREE

We seek Quiet and Happiness in their beautiful hants and mingle with the pleasure seekers of Alexandria Bay. 39

CHAPTER FOUR

We enjoy the hospitalities of Whitfield's aunt's boardin' house at the Park, and my pardner goes a fishin' 57

CHAPTER FIVE

Josiah's imagination about his fishin' exploits carries him to a pint where I have to rebuke him, which makes him dretful huffy 73

CHAPTER SIX

In which I draw the matrimonial line round my pardner and also keep my eye on Mr. Pomper 87

CHAPTER SEVEN

In which Josiah proposes to dance and Mr. Pomper makes an advance 101

CHAPTER EIGHT

In which Mr. Pomper declares his intenshuns an' gives his views on matrimony 123

CHAPTER NINE

In which Mr. Pomper makes a offer of marriage and Faith has a wonderful experience 147

CHAPTER TEN

We Hear a Great Temperance Sermon, but Josiah Still Hankers for Coney Island 163

CHAPTER ELEVEN

In Which We Return Home, and I Perswaide Josiah to Build a Cottage for Tirzah Ann 183

CHAPTER TWELVE

In Which Josiah Still Works at His Plan for Tirzah Ann's Cottage, and Decides to Send His Lumber C. O. W. 201

CHAPTER THIRTEEN

In Which Josiah and Serenus Depart Sarahuptishusly for Coney Island and I Start in Pursuit 211

CHAPTER FOURTEEN

The Curious Sights I Seen An' the Hair Raisin' Episodes I Underwent in My Agonizin' Search for My Pardner 221

CHAPTER FIFTEEN

I Visit the Moon, the Witchin' Waves, Open Air Circus, Advise the Monkeys, Make the Male Statute Laugh, but Do Not Find Josiah 233

CHAPTER SIXTEEN

The Wonderful and Mysterious Sights I Saw in Steeple Chase Park, and My Search There for My Pardner 249

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

In Which I Continue My Search for Josiah Through Dreamland, Huntin' for Him in Vain, and Return to Bildad's at Night, Weary and Despairin' 273

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN

Josiah Found at Last! the Awful Fire at Dreamland and the Terrible Sights I Saw There 293

CHAPTER NINETEEN

We Return to Jonesville and Josiah Builds Tirzah Ann's Cottage With Strange Inventions and Additions 309

CHAPTER TWENTY

Faith Comes to Visit Us. We Attend the Camp Meetin' at Piller Pint, and Faith Meets the Lover of Her Youth 327

ILLUSTRATIONS

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Marietta Holley [ Samantha ] Frontispiece

" Serenus Gowdey tramped up and down our kitchen floor swingin' his arms and describin' the wonders of Coney Island. " 8

" The old deacon couldn't stand such talk. He turned him outdoors, slammed the door in his face, and forbid Faith to speak to him again. " 14

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