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Sunrise   By: (1841-1898)

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SUNRISE.

BY

WILLIAM BLACK.

Author of "Shandon Bells," "Yolande," "Strange Adventures of a Phaeton," "Madcap Violet" etc., etc.

NEW YORK: JOHN B. ALDEN, PUBLISHER, 1883.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. A FIRST INTERVIEW. 1 II. PLEADINGS. 8 III. IN A HOUSE IN CURZON STREET. 14 IV. A STRANGER. 23 V. PIONEERS. 29 VI. BON VOYAGE! 37 VII. IN SOLITUDE. 44 VIII. A DISCOVERY. 51 IX. A NIGHT IN VENICE. 58 X. VACILLATION. 64 XI. A COMMISSION. 72 XII. JACTA EST ALEA. 79 XIII. SOUTHWARD. 86 XIV. A RUSSIAN EPISODE. 94 XV. NEW FRIENDS. 101 XVI. A LETTER. 108 XVII. CALABRESSA. 115 XVIII. HER ANSWER. 123 XIX. AT THE CULTURVEREIN. 129 XX. FIDELIO. 137 XXI. FATHER AND DAUGHTER. 144 XXII. EVASIONS. 151 XXIII. A TALISMAN. 158 XXIV. AN ALTERNATIVE. 165 XXV. A FRIEND'S ADVICE. 172 XXVI. A PROMISE. 179 XXVII. KIRSKI. 186 XXVIII. A CLIMAX. 193 XXIX. A GOOD NIGHT MESSAGE. 201 XXX. SOME TREASURES. 208 XXXI. IN A GARDEN AT POSILIPO. 215 XXXII. FRIEND AND SWEETHEART. 223 XXXIII. INTERVENTION. 230 XXXIV. AN ENCOUNTER. 237 XXXV. THE MOTHER. 245 XXXVI. THE VELVET GLOVE. 252 XXXVII. SANTA CLAUS. 259 XXXVIII. A SUMMONS. 266 XXXIX. A NEW HOME. 274 XL. A CONCLAVE. 280 XLI. IN THE DEEPS. 288 XLII. A COMMUNICATION. 295 XLIII. A QUARREL. 302 XLIV. A TWICE TOLD TALE. 308 XLV. SOUTHWARD. 316 XLVI. THE BEECHES. 321 XLVII. AT PORTICI. 329 XLVIII. AN APPEAL. 337 XLIX. AN EMISSARY. 345 L. A WEAK BROTHER. 352 LI. THE CONJURER. 359 LII. FIAT JUSTITIA. 366 LIII. THE TRIAL. 373 LIV. PUT TO THE PROOF. 380 LV. CONGRATULATIONS. 387 LVI. A COMMISSION. 394 LVII. FAREWELL! 401 LVIII. A SACRIFICE. 409 LIX. NATALIE SPEAKS. 416 LX. NEW SHORES. 424

CHAPTER I.

A FIRST INTERVIEW.

One chilly afternoon in February, while as yet the London season had not quite begun, though the streets were busy enough, an open barouche was being rapidly driven along Piccadilly in the direction of Coventry Street; and its two occupants, despite the dull roar of vehicles around them, seemed to be engaged in eager conversation... Continue reading book >>




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