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The Squirrel Inn   By: (1834-1902)

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[Illustration: THE SQUIRREL INN.]

THE SQUIRREL INN

BY

FRANK R. STOCKTON

AUTHOR OF "RUDDER GRANGE," "THE LADY, OR THE TIGER?" "THE LATE MRS. NULL," "THE CASTING AWAY OF MRS. LECKS AND MRS. ALESHINE," "THE MERRY CHANTER," "THE HUNDREDTH MAN," ETC.

[Illustration]

NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1891

COPYRIGHT, 1891, BY FRANK R. STOCKTON.

All rights reserved.

THE DE VINNE PRESS.

CONTENTS

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I THE STEAMBOAT PIER 1

II THE BABY, THE MAN, AND THE MASTERY 7

III MATTHEW VASSAR 16

IV LODLOE UNDERTAKES TO NOMINATE HIS SUCCESSOR 25

V THE LANDLORD AND HIS INN 32

VI THE GREEK SCHOLAR 40

VII ROCKMORES AHEAD 47

VIII MISS MAYBERRY 56

IX THE PRESERVATION OF LITERATURE 61

X ROSE VERSUS MAYBERRY 68

XI LANIGAN BEAM 78

XII LANIGAN CHANGES HIS CRAVAT 90

XIII DECREES OF EXILE 96

XIV BACKING OUT 101

XV THE BABY IS PASSED AROUND 110

XVI MESSRS. BEAM AND LODLOE DECLINE TO WAIT FOR THE SECOND TABLE 119

XVII BANANAS AND OATS 132

XVIII SWEET PEAS 138

XIX THE AROUSED ROSE 149

XX AN INGENUOUS MAID 157

XXI TWISTED TRYSTS 163

XXII THE BLOSSOM AND THE LITTLE JAR 175

XXIII HAMMERSTEIN 181

XXIV TRANSLATIONS 197

XXV MR. TIPPENGRAY MOUNTS HIGH 204

XXVI ANOTHER SQUIRREL IN THE TAP ROOM 213

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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THE SQUIRREL INN FRONTISPIECE

ON DECK 11

A WAGON LOAD OF NURSE MAIDS 28

STEPHEN PETTER 33

THE SIGN 38

A GREEK IN AN OUTHOUSE 42

MR. TIPPENGRAY 44

"I SUPPOSE THIS IS MRS. CRISTIE" 49

LODLOE IS INTRODUCED TO STEPHEN PETTER 53

"PASSING NEARER, MR. TIPPENGRAY STOPPED" 65

"TEACH THE OLD HENS GOOD MANNERS" 76

"DON'T GET EXCITED" 80

"HAVE YOU HAPPENED TO HEAR ANYBODY SPEAK OF ME?" 83

"I AM HERE FOR A PURPOSE" 92

IDA MAKES HERSELF COMFORTABLE 102

"BACK!" 108

"HE BEGAN SLOWLY TO PUSH IT TOWARDS THE SQUIRREL INN" 112

"I WILL WHEEL IT DOWN TO MY SUMMER HOUSE WHERE IT IS COOL AND SHADY" 113

"HE LEANED OVER THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CARRIAGE" 118

"CALTHY, THIS IS TRULY LIKE OLD TIMES" 129

"WILL YOU NOT TAKE THESE INSTEAD?" 143

"I HAVE DISSECTED ONE" 147

MRS. CRISTIE CONSIDERS 153

A MATRIMONIAL CONVERSATION 160

CALTHEA HOLDS HIM WITH HER LISTENING EAR 165

THE BABY AND THE SWEET PEA BLOSSOM 179

MISS CALTHEA STEPS OUT 187

"WHAT SKEERED HIM?" 191

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