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SIR TOM

BY

MRS. OLIPHANT

AUTHOR OF "THE WIZARD'S SON," "HESTER," ETC.

London

MACMILLAN AND CO.

AND NEW YORK

1893

All rights reserved

First Edition (3 Vols. Crown 8vo) Sept. 1884

Second Edition (1 Vol. Crown 8vo) 1884

Reprinted (Globe 8vo) 1888, (Crown 8vo) 1893

CONTENTS.

PAGE

CHAPTER I.

HOW SIR TOM BECAME A GREAT PERSONAGE 1

CHAPTER II.

HIS WIFE 9

CHAPTER III.

OLD MR. TREVOR'S WILL 20

CHAPTER IV.

YOUNG MR. TREVOR 29

CHAPTER V.

CONSULTATIONS 39

CHAPTER VI.

A SHADOW OF COMING EVENTS 48

CHAPTER VII.

A WARNING 58

CHAPTER VIII.

THE SHADOW OF DEATH 67

CHAPTER IX.

A CHRISTMAS VISIT 77

CHAPTER X.

LUCY'S ADVISERS 86

CHAPTER XI.

AN INNOCENT CONSPIRACY 96

CHAPTER XII.

THE FIRST STRUGGLE 105

CHAPTER XIII.

AN IDLE MORNING 115

CHAPTER XIV.

AN UNWILLING MARTYR 126

CHAPTER XV.

ON BUSINESS 135

CHAPTER XVI.

AN UNEXPECTED ARRIVAL 146

CHAPTER XVII.

FOREWARNED 157

CHAPTER XVIII.

THE VISITORS 167

CHAPTER XIX.

THE OPENING OF THE DRAMA 179

CHAPTER XX.

AN ANXIOUS CRITIC 189

CHAPTER XXI.

AN UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTER 200

CHAPTER XXII.

A PAIR OF FRIENDS 211

CHAPTER XXIII.

THE BREAKFAST TABLE 221

CHAPTER XXIV.

THE ORACLE SPEAKS 230

CHAPTER XXV.

THE CONTESSA'S BOUDOIR 242

CHAPTER XXVI.

THE TWO STRANGERS 259

CHAPTER XXVII.

AN ADVENTURESS 269

CHAPTER XXVIII.

THE SERPENT AND THE DOVE 280

CHAPTER XXIX.

THE CONTESSA'S TRIUMPH 291

CHAPTER XXX.

DIFFERENT VIEWS 301

CHAPTER XXXI.

TWO FRIENDS 311

CHAPTER XXXII.

YOUTHFUL UNREST 321

CHAPTER XXXIII.

THE CONTESSA PREPARES THE WAY 332

CHAPTER XXXIV.

IN SUSPENSE 342

CHAPTER XXXV.

THE D√ČBUT 354

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