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The Tyranny of the Dark   By: (1860-1940)

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Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

[Illustration: See p. 243 "SHE CAME SLOWLY, WITH ONE SLIM HAND ON THE RAILING"]

THE TYRANNY OF THE DARK

BY

HAMLIN GARLAND

AUTHOR OF "THE CAPTAIN OF THE GRAY HORSE TROOP" "HESPER" "THE LIGHT OF THE STAR" ETC. ETC.

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LONDON AND NEW YORK HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS :: MCMV

Copyright, 1905, by HAMLIN GARLAND.

All rights reserved. Published May, 1905.

CONTENTS

BOOK I

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE SETTING 1

II. THE MAID ON THE MOUNTAIN SIDE 4

III. THE MAN 11

IV. A SECOND MEETING 15

V. PUPIL AND MASTER 23

VI. IN THE MARSHALL BASIN 42

VII. THE FORCES OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS 59

VIII. DR. BRITT EXPLAINS 68

IX. ANTHONY CLARKE, EVANGEL 83

X. CLARKE'S WOOING 94

BOOK II

I. THE MODERNISTS 103

II. NEWS OF VIOLA 112

III. BRITT COMES TO DINE 132

IV. THE PATRON OF PSYCHICS 146

V. KATE VISITS VIOLA 164

VI. SERVISS LISTENS SHREWDLY 188

VII. THE SLEEPING SIBYL 201

VIII. KATE'S INTERROGATION 213

IX. VIOLA'S PLEA FOR HELP 224

X. MORTON SENDS A TELEGRAM 245

XI. DR. BRITT PAYS HIS DINNER CALL 251

XII. VIOLA IN DINNER DRESS 262

XIII. THE TEST S√ČANCE 283

XIV. PUZZLED PHILOSOPHERS 307

XV. VIOLA REVOLTS FROM CLARKE 328

XVI. THE HOUSE OF DISCORD 337

XVII. WHEN DOCTORS DISAGREE 353

XVIII. LAMBERT INTERVENES 370

XIX. SERVISS ASSUMES CONTROL 386

XX. THE MOTHER'S FAITH 399

XXI. CLARKE SHADOWS THE FEAST 413

XXII. THE SPIRITUAL RESCUE 429

ILLUSTRATIONS

"SHE CAME SLOWLY, WITH ONE SLIM HAND ON THE RAILING" Frontispiece

"THERE WAS IN HIS LOOK AN EXPRESSION OF ACKNOWLEDGED KINSHIP" Facing p. 6

"SERVISS LISTENED WITH GROWING AMAZEMENT" Facing p. 36

"VIOLA, TOO, CAME BACK TO BEWITCH HIM FROM HIS READING" Facing p. 108

"'WHAT DO YOU MEAN? DO YOU WANT TO KILL THE PSYCHIC?'" Facing p. 212

"'BUT, TELL ME, HOW DID THE CHANGE COME? WHAT BEGAN TO HAPPEN?'" Facing p. 276

"THE GIRL'S EYES WERE OPENING AS FROM NATURAL SLUMBER" Facing p... Continue reading book >>




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