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Stories And Tales Of The Irish   By: (1794-1869)

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By William Carleton



Willy Reilly Fardorougha, The Miser Black Baronet The Evil Eye Jane Sinclair Lha Dhu The Dead Boxer Ellen Duncan The Proctor's Daughter Valentine M'Clutchy The Tithe Proctor The Emigrants Of Ahadarra Ned M'Keown The Three Tasks Shane Fadh's Wedding Larry M'Farland's Wake The Battle Of The Factions The Station The Party Fight And Funeral The Lough Derg Pilgrim The Hedge School The Midnight Mass The Donagh Phil Purcel, The Pig Driver The Geography Of An Irish Oath The Lianhan Shee Going To Maynooth The Poor Scholar The Black Prophet Phelim Otoole's Courtship Wildgoose Lodge Tubber Derg (The Red Well) Neal Malone Art Maguire (The Broken Pledge)


Willy Reilly PREFACE To The Second Edition CHAPTER I. An Adventure and an Escape. CHAPTER II. The Cooleen Baum. CHAPTER III. Daring Attempt of the Red Rapparee CHAPTER IV. His Rival makes his Appearance, and its Consequences CHAPTER V. The Plot and the Victims. CHAPTER VI. The Warning an Escape CHAPTER VII. An Accidental Incident favorable to Reilly CHAPTER VIII. A Conflagration An Escape And an Adventure CHAPTER IX. A Prospect of Bygone Times CHAPTER X. Scenes that took place in the Mountain Cave CHAPTER XI. The Squire's Dinner and his Guests. CHAPTER XII. Sir Robert Meets a Brother Sportsman CHAPTER XIII. Reilly is Taken, but Connived at by the Sheriff CHAPTER XIV. Reilly takes Service with Squire Folliard. CHAPTER XV. More of Whitecraft's Plots and Pranks CHAPTER XVI. Sir Robert ingeniously extricates Himself out of difficulty CHAPTER XVII. Awful Conduct of Squire Folliard CHAPTER XVIII. Something not very Pleasant for all Parties. CHAPTER XIX. Reilly's Disguise Penetrated CHAPTER XX. The Rapparee Secured CHAPTER XXI. Sir Robert Accepts of an Invitation. CHAPTER XXII. The Squire Comforts Whitecraft in his Affliction. CHAPTER XXIII. The Squire becomes Theological and a Proselytizer CHAPTER XXIV. Jury of the Olden Time CHAPTER XXV. Reilly stands his Trial List of Illustrations

Page 11— Is It a Double Murder You Are About to Execute?

Page 18— Looked With Her Dark Eyes Upon Reilly

Page 28 (and Frontispiece)— You Must Endeavor to Convert Him from Popery

Page 29— Readjustment of his Toilet, at the Large Mirror

Page 35— Touch Me Not, Sir

Page 65— Dashed up to the Scene of Struggle

Page 65a— I Entreat You, to Show These Men Mercy Now

Page 91— Here, Now, I Spread out My Arms—fire!

Age 115— Isn't he a Nice Bit of Goods to Run Away With A Pretty Girl?

Page 140— Discharged a Pistol at Our Hero

Page 143— No, Sir Robert, I Cannot Take Your Hand

Page 157— There is Not a Toss up Between Them

Page 175— Give That Ring to the Prisoner

Page 176— What, What is This? What Do You Mean?

Page 182— It is He! It Is He!

Page 183— My Son! My Son!

Fardorougha, The Miser








PART VIII. AND LAST. List of Illustrations

Page 191— Imprinted the Father's First Kiss

Page 245— He Rattled, and Thumped, And Screamed

Page 282— O'donovan Took the Beloved One in his Arms

Page 311— Most Frightful of All Precipices—death

Black Baronet PREFACE. CHAPTER I. A Mail coach by Night, and a Bit of Moonshine. CHAPTER II. The Town and its Inhabitants. CHAPTER III. Pauden Gair's Receipt how to make a Bad Dinner a Good One CHAPTER IV. An Anonymous Letter CHAPTER V. Sir Thomas Gourlay fails in unmasking the Stranger CHAPTER VI. Extraordinary Scene between Fenton and the Stranger. CHAPTER VII. The Baronet attempts by Falsehood CHAPTER VIII. The Fortune Teller—An Equivocal Prediction. CHAPTER IX. Candor and Dissimulation CHAPTER X... Continue reading book >>

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