The Small House at Allington

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The Small House at Allington Vol 1.djvu

THE


SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON.


BY


ANTHONY TROLLOPE.


WITH EIGHTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY J. E. MILLAIS, R.A.


IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.


LONDON:
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 65, CORNHILL.


M.DCCC.LXIV.

[The right of Translation is reserved.]

Frontispiece to Volume 1

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Mr. Palliser and Lady Dumbello.

Volume 1

CONTENTS.


CHAP. PAGE
I. The Squire of Allington 1
II. The Two Pearls of Allington 9
III. The Widow Dale of Allington 20
IV. Mrs. Roper's Boarding-House 31
V. About L. D. 41
VI. Beautiful Days 49
VII. The Beginning of Troubles 62
VIII. It Cannot Be 75
IX. Mrs. Dale's Little Party 83
X. Mrs. Lupex and Amelia Roper 95
XI. Social Life 103
XII. Lilian Dale Becomes a Butterfly 111
XIII. A Visit to Guestwick 126
XIV. John Eames takes a Walk 136
XV. The Last Day 143
XVI. Mr. Crosbie meets an Old Clergyman on his way to Courcy Castle 155
XVII. Courcy Castle 162
XVIII. Lily Dale's First Love-Letter 177
XIX. The Squire Makes a Visit to the Small House 185
XX. Dr. Crofts 195
XXI. John Eames encounters Two Adventures, and displays Great Courage in Both 203
XXII. Lord De Guest at Home 216
XXIII. Mr. Plantagenet Palliser 225
XXIV. A Mother-in-Law and a Father-in-Law 243
XXV. Adolphus Crosbie spends an Evening at his Club 249
XXVI. Lord De Courcy in the Bosom of his Family 259
XXVII. "On my Honour, I do not understand it." 269
XXVIII. The Board 280
XXIX. John Eames Returns to Burton Crescent 291
XXX. Is it from Him? 301

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.




Mr. Palliser and Lady Dumbello Frontispiece.
"Please, Ma'am, can we have the Peas to shell?" To face page 23
"And you love me!" said she {{{1}}} 44
"It's all the Fault of the naughty Birds." {{{1}}} 67
"Mr. Cradell, your hand," said Lupex {{{1}}} 104
"Why, it's young Eames." {{{1}}} 140
"He is of that sort that they make the Angels of," said the Verger {{{1}}} 159
"And have I not really loved you?" {{{1}}} 210
"Devotedly attached to the young Man!" {{{1}}} 267
The Board {{{1}}} 285

Frontispiece to Volume 2

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"Why, on earth, on Sunday?"

Volume 2

CONTENTS.


CHAP. PAGE
I. The Wounded Fawn 1
II. Pawkins's in Jermyn Street 10
III. "The Time will Come" 20
IV. The Combat 32
V. Væ Victis 40
VI. "See, the Conquering Hero Comes" 52
VII. An Old Man's Complaint 64
VIII. Dr. Crofts is called in 72
IX. Dr. Crofts is Turned Out 83
X. Preparations for the Wedding 95
XI. Domestic Troubles 109
XII. Lily's Bedside 118
XIII. Fie, Fie 127
XIV. Valentine's Day at Allington 139
XV. Valentine's Day in London 148
XVI. John Eames at his Office 160
XVII. The New Private Secretary 172
XVIII. Nemesis 181
XIX. Preparations for Going 192
XX. Mrs. Dale is Thankful for a Good Thing 202
XXI. John Eames does Things which he Ought not to have Done 210
XXII. The First Visit to the Guestwick Bridge 224
XXIII. Loquitur Hopkins 234
XXIV. The Second Visit to the Guestwick Bridge 243
XXV. Not very Fie Fie after all 254
XXVI. Showing how Mr. Crosbie became again a Happy Man 267
XXVII. Lilian Dale Vanquishes her Mother 276
XXVIII. The Fate of the Small House 286
XXIX. John Eames becomes a Man 296
XXX. Conclusion 306

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.




"Why, on earth, on Sunday?" Frontispiece.
"Won't you take some more Wine?" To face page 13
"And you went in at him on the Station?" {{{1}}} 53
"Let me beg you to think over the matter again" {{{1}}} 80
"That might do" {{{1}}} 100
"Mamma," she said at last, "it is over now, I'm Sure" {{{1}}} 144
"Bell, here's the Inkstand" {{{1}}} 198
"She has refused me, and it is all over" {{{1}}} 253

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.