The Siamese Cat

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THE SIAMESE CAT

BY

HENRY MILNER RIDEOUT


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Illustrations by W. F. Grefé


NEW YORK
McCLURE, PHILLIPS & CO
MCMVII

 


Copyright, 1907, McClure, Phillips & Company

 

Copyright, 1907, The Curtis Publishing Company

 

To my Brother
DUNNING HIDEOUT

 

 

CONTENTS

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  2. I
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    3
  3. II
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    33
  4. III
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    61
  5. IV
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    89
  6. V
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    115
  7. VI
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    141
  8. VII
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    173
  9. VIII
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    201
 
 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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  2. The big chap would fetch fifty to a hundred pounds in London
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    46
  3. "My word," he puffed, "that chap could run!"
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    74
  4. "So you will regretfully kill me"
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    98
  5. "Where did the cat stay last night?"
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    100
  6. "Now forget your father and give me the truth"
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    126
  7. "Past three-quarters," said Borkman
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    216
 



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The author died in 1927, 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.