Love and Mr. Lewisham

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Love and Mr. Lewisham  (1899) 
by H. G. Wells

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Love and Mr Lewisham By H. G. Wells Cover
Love and Mr Lewisham By H. G. Wells Cover

Love and

The Story of a Very Young Couple


H. G. Wells

Author of "The Time Machine," "The Wonderful Visit,"
and "When the Sleeper Wakes."

"Great Spirits and Great Businesse doe keepe out this weak Passion
. . . yet Love can finde Entrance not only into an open Heart but
also into a Heart well fortified, if Watch be not well kept."—Bacon

Second Edition.

Frederick A. Stokes Company
Frederick A. Stokes Company

New York



Copyright, 1899, by


I. Introduces Mr. Lewisham 1
II. "As the Wind Blows" 11
III. The Wonderful Discovery 22
IV. Raised Eyebrows 28
V. Hesitations 37
VI. The Scandalous Ramble 43
VII. The Reckoning 58
VIII. The Career Prevails 70
IX. Alice Heydinger 78
X. In the Gallery of Old Iron 85
XI. Manifestations 91
XII. Lewisham is Unaccountable 106
XIII. Lewisham Insists 109
XIV. Mr. Lagune's Point of View 119
XV. Love in the Streets 126
XVI. Miss Heydinger's Private Thoughts 136
XVII. In the Raphael Gallery 141
XVIII. The Friends of Progress Meet 147
XIX. Lewisham's Solution 162
XX. The Career is Suspended 171
XXI. Home! 181
XXII. Epithalamy 184
XXIII. Mr. Chaffery at Home 191
XXIV. The Campaign Opens 216
XXV. The First Battle 226
XXVI. The Glamour Fades 247
XXVII Concerning a Quarrel 256
XXVIII. The Coming of the Roses 272
XXIX. Thorns and Rose Petals 282
XXX. A Withdrawal 297
XXXI. In Battersea Park 309
XXXII. The Crowning Victory 318