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A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R Stockton

A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R Stockton

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Bicycle of Cathay, by Frank R. StocktonThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.netTitle: A Bicycle of CathayAuthor: Frank R. StocktonRelease Date: May 13, 2004 [eBook #12334]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: iso-8859-1***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A BICYCLE OF CATHAY***E-text prepared by Suzanne Shell, Asad Razzaki, and Project GutenbergDistributed ProofreadersNote: Project Gutenberg also has an HTML version of thisfile which includes the original illustrations.See 12334-h.htm or 12334-h.zip:(http://www.gutenberg.net/1/2/3/3/12334/12334-h/12334-h.htm)or(http://www.gutenberg.net/1/2/3/3/12334/12334-h.zip)A BICYCLE OF CATHAYA NovelBy Frank R. StocktonAuthor of "The Great Stone of Sardis," "The Associate Hermits" etc.Illustrated by Orson Lowell1900
 
[Illustration: The doctor's daughter]CONTENTSCHAPTERI. THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTERII. A BAD TWISTIII. THE DUKE'S DRESSING-GOWNIV. A BIT OF ADVICEV. THE LADY AND THE CAVALIERVI. THE HOLLY SPRIG INNVII. MRS. CHESTER IS TROUBLEDVIII. ORSOIX. A RUNAWAYX. THE LARRAMIE FAMILYXI. THE THREE MCKENNASXII. BACK TO THE HOLLY SPRIGXIII. A MAN WITH A LETTERXIV. MISS EDITH IS DISAPPOINTEDXV. MISS WILLOUGHBYXVI. AN ICICLEXVII. A FORECASTER OF HUMAN PROBABILITIESXVIII. REPENTANCE AVAILS NOTXIX. BEAUTY, PURITY, AND PEACEXX. BACK FROM CATHAYILLUSTRATIONS
 
THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTERHALF-TITLE"I PUT ON MY COAT""THE RAIN WAS COMING DOWN HARD""ON MY RIGHT A LIGHTED DOORWAY"A FEW THOUGHTS"THE BEAUTY OF HER TEETH""I KICKED OFF MY EMBROIDERED SLIPPERS""IT WOULD BE WELL FOR ME TO SWALLOW A CAPSULE""AS SOON AS I HAD SPOKEN THESE WORDS""I DISMOUNTED AND APPROACHED THE WALL""I THOUGHT FOR A FEW MOMENTS""I WENT OUT FOR A WALK"MRS. CHESTER"SHE BEGAN TO TALK ABOUT WALFORD""BUT WE WERE NOT ALONE""TO MY LEFT I SAW A LINE OF TREES""HE WAS RUNNING AWAY""HE SOON FELT THAT HE WAS UNDER CONTROL""A LITTLE ARMY HAD THROWN ITSELF UPON ME""'WOULD IT BE EASIER TO MANAGE A BOY OR A BEAR?'""I TAPPED MY LEFT PALM""THERE WAS A SUDDEN FLUSH UPON HER FACE""THE SCENE VIVIDLY RECURRED TO MY MIND"DECIPHERING THE DAGO'S LETTER"'I DON'T THINK YOU OUGHT TO TAKE THIS LETTER'""'DO YOU THINK YOU COULD HIT IT WITH AN APPLE?'""TALKING ABOUT BABY BEARS""I HELD THAT PICTURE A GOOD WHILE"

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