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Haworth's  (1879) 
by Frances Hodgson Burnett
(transcription project)
Haworth's (10).jpg

HE WAS SO NEAR THAT HER DRESS ALMOST TOUCHED HIM.

HAWORTH'S


BY


FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT,


AUTHOR OF "THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'S."




NEW YORK:
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS,
743 AND 745 BROADWAY.
1879.

COPYRIGHT BY
FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT,
1879
(All rights reserved.)



TROW'S
PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING Co.,
205–213 East l2th St.,
NEW YORK.

CONTENTS.




page
CHAPTER I
Twenty Years. 1
CHAPTER II
Thirty Years. 11
CHAPTER III
"Not Finished". 16
CHAPTER IV
Janey Briarley. 21
CHAPTER V
The Beginning of a Friendship. 25
CHAPTER VI
Miss Ffrench. 30
CHAPTER VII
The "Who'd Ha' Thowt It?" 39
CHAPTER VIII
Mr. Ffrench. 45
CHAPTER IX
"Not for One Hour". 49
CHAPTER X
Christian Murdoch. 59
CHAPTER XI
Miss Ffrench Returns. 66

CHAPTER XII.
Granny Dixon. 74
CHAPTER XIII.
Mr. Ffrench visits the Works. 82
CHAPTER XIV.
Nearly an Accident. 90
CHAPTER XV.
"It would be a Good Thing". 97
CHAPTER XVI.
"A Poor Chap as is allus i' Trouble". 101
CHAPTER XVII.
A Flower. 107
CHAPTER XVIII.
"Haworth & Co." 115
CHAPTER XIX.
An Unexpected Guest. 123
CHAPTER XX.
Miss Ffrench makes a Call. 130
CHAPTER XXI.
In which Mrs. Briarley's Position is Delicate. 137
CHAPTER XXII.
Again. 142
CHAPTER XXIII.
"Ten Shillings' Worth". 152
CHAPTER XXIV.
At an End. 160
CHAPTER XXV.
"I Shall not turn Back". 165

CHAPTER XXVI.
A Revolution. 169
CHAPTER XXVII.
The Beginning. 178
CHAPTER XXVIII.
A Speech. 186
CHAPTER XXIX.
"Sararann". 192
CHAPTER XXX.
Mrs. Haworth and Granny Dixon. 198
CHAPTER XXXI.
Haworth's Defender. 205
CHAPTER XXXII.
Christian Murdoch. 211
CHAPTER XXXIII.
A Seed Sown. 220
CHAPTER XXXIV.
A Climax. 227
CHAPTER XXXV.
"I am not ready for it yet". 241
CHAPTER XXXVI.
Settling an Account. 245
CHAPTER XXXVII.
A Summer Afternoon. 254
CHAPTER XXXVIII.
"God Bless You!" 261
CHAPTER XXXIX.
"It is done with". 267

CHAPTER XL.
"Look Out!" 274
CHAPTER XLI.
"It has all been a Lie". 284
CHAPTER XLII.
"Another Man!" 290
CHAPTER XLIII.
"Even". 294
CHAPTER XLIV.
"Why do you cry for Me?" 299
CHAPTER XLV.
"It is Worse than I Thought". 305
CHAPTER XLVI.
Once Again. 311
CHAPTER XLVII.
A Footstep. 316
CHAPTER XLVIII.
Finished 322
CHAPTER XLIX.
"If Aught's for Me, Remember It". 327
CHAPTER L.
An After-Dinner Speech. 336
CHAPTER LI.
"Th' On'y One as is na a Foo'!" 343
CHAPTER LII.
"Haworth's is done with". 350
CHAPTER LIII.
"A Bit o' Good Black". 363
CHAPTER LIV.
"It will be to You". 369

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.




He was so near that Her Dress almost touched Him. Frontispiece.
Haworth's First Appearance 1
"Yo're th' very Moral on Him 80
"sit down," She said, "and Talk to Me" 116
"I Stand Here, my Lad," He answered 182
She Turned her Face toward Him. "Good-Night," She
 answered
278
"You've been Here all Night" 323
It was Reddy who aimed the Blow 330


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1924, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.