A Girl of the Limberlost
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOST
"Elnora knelt and, slipping her fingers through the leaves and grasses to the roots, gathered a few violets and gave them to Philip"
Gene Stratton Porter
Wladyslaw T. Benda
GROSSET & DUNLAP
Copyright, 1909, by
Doubleday, Page & Company
All rights reserved, including that of
translation into Foreign Languages,
including the Scandinavian
THE COUNTRY LIFE PRESS, GARDEN CITY, N. Y.
ALL GIRLS OF THE LIMBERLOST
JEANETTE HELEN PORTER
Elnora, who collects moths to pay for her education, and lives the Golden Rule.
Philip Ammon, who assists in moth hunting, and gains a new conception of love.
Mrs. Comstock, who lost a delusion and found a treasure.
Wesley Sinton, who always did his best.
Margaret Sinton, who "mothers" Elnora.
Billy, a boy from real life.
Edith Carr, who discovers herself.
Hart Henderson, to whom love means all things.
Polly Ammon, who pays an old score.
Tom Levering, engaged to Polly.
Terrence O'More, Freckles grown tall.
Mrs. O'More, who remained the Angel.
Terrence, Alice and Little Brother, the O'More children.
|I.||Wherein Elnora Goes to High School, and Learns Many Lessons not Found in Her Books||3|
|II.||Wherein Wesley and Margaret Go Shopping, and Elnora's Wardrobe Is Replenished|
|III.||Wherein Elnora Visits the Bird Woman, and Opens a Bank Account|
|IV.||Wherein the Sintons Are Disappointed, and Mrs. Comstock Learns that She Can Laugh|
|V.||Wherein Elnora Receives a Warning and Billy Appears on the Scene|
|VI.||Wherein Mrs. Comstock Indulges In "Frills," and Billy Reappears|
|VII.||Wherein Mrs. Comstock Manipulates Margaret, and Billy Acquires a Residence|
|VIII.||Wherein the Limberlost Tempts Elnora, and Billy Buries His Father|
|IX.||Wherein Elnora Discovers a Violin, and Billy Disciplines Margaret|
|X.||Wherein Elnora Has More Financial Troubles, and Mrs. Comstock Again Hears the Song of the
|XI.||Wherein Elnora Graduates, and Freckles and the Angel Send Gifts|
|XII.||Wherein Margaret Sinton Reveals a Secret, and Mrs. Comstock Possesses the
|XIII.||Wherein Mother Love Is Bestowed on Elnora, and She Finds an Assistant in Moth
|XIV.||Wherein a New Position Is Tendered Elnora, and Philip Ammon Is Shown
|XV.||Wherein Mrs. Comstock Faces the Almighty, and Philip Ammon Writes a Letter|
|XVI.||Wherein the Limberlost Sings for Ammon, and the Talking Trees Tell Great Secrets|
|XVII.||Wherein Mrs. Comstock Dances In the Moonlight, and Elnora Makes a Confession|
|XVIII.||Wherein Mrs. Comstock Experiments with Rejuvenation, and Elnora Teaches Natural History|
|XIX.||Wherein Philip Ammon Gives a Ball in Honour of Edith Carr, and Hart Henderson Appears on the
|XX.||Wherein the Elder Ammon Offers Advice, and Edith Carr Experiences Regrets|
|XXI.||Wherein Philip Ammon Returns to the Limberlost, and Elnora Studies the Situation|
|XXII.||Wherein Philip Ammon Kneels to the Queen of Love, and Chicago Comes to the Limberlost|
|XXIII.||Wherein Elnora Reaches a Decision, and Freckles and the Angel Appear|
|XXIV.||Wherein Edith Carr Wages a Battle and Hart Henderson Stands Guard|
|XXV.||Wherein Philip Finds Elnora, and Edith Carr Offers a Yellow Emperor|