The Lady of the Barge

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The Lady of the Barge  (1902)  by W. W. Jacobs
Title and contents
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HE DENIED IT AGAIN, HOTLY.

THE LADY
OF THE BARGE


By W. W. Jacobs


Author of "Many Cargoes," "Light Freights," Etc., Etc.

ILLUSTRATED


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New York
DODD, MEAD & COMPANY
1902

Copyright, 1902, by Dodd, Mead & Company.

Copyright, 1900, 1901, 1902, by W. W. Jacobs, Harper & Brothers, and the International News Company.

First edition published October, 1902.

CONTENTS

  1. PAGE
  2. The Lady of the Barge,
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    1
  3. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    27
  4. Bill's Paper Chase,
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    55
  5. The Well,
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    79
  6. Cupboard Love,
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    109
  7. In the Library,
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    133
  8. Captain Rogers,
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    155
  9. A Tiger's Skin,
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    181
  10. A Mixed Proposal,
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    207
  11. An Adulteration Act,
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    233
  12. A Golden Venture,
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    259
  13. Three at Table,
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    285