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Title: The Yeoman Adventurer
Author: George W. Gough
Release Date: January, 2005 [EBook #7326]
[Most recently updated: May 2, 2003]
Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1
*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK, THE YEOMAN ADVENTURER ***
I. THE GREAT JACK
II. THE SERGEANT OF DRAGOONS
III. MISTRESS MARGARET WAYNFLETE
IV. OUR JOURNEY COMMENCES
V. THE ANCIENT HIGH HOUSE
VI. MY LORD BROCTON
VII. THE RESULTS OF LOSING MY VIRGIL
VIII. THE CONJURER'S CAP
IX. MY CAREER AS A HIGHWAYMAN
XI. IN WHICH I SLIP
XII. THE GUEST-ROOM OF THE "RISING SUN"
XIII. PHARAOH'S KINE
XIV. "WAR HAS ITS RISKS"
XV. IN THE MOORLANDS
XVI. BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE
XVII. MY NEW HAT
XVIII. THE DOUBLE SIX
XIX. WHAT CAME OF FOPPERY
XX. THE COUNCIL AT DERBY
XXI. MASTER FREAKE KNOWS AT LAST
XXII. A BROTHER OF THE LAMP
XXIV. MY LORD BROCTON PILES UP HIS ACCOUNT
XXV. I SETTLE MY ACCOUNT WITH MY LORD BROCTON
XXVI. THE WAY OF A MAID WITH A MAN
EPILOGUE: THE LITTLE JACK
It began by my refusing point-blank to take Kate to the vicar's to watch the soldiers march by. I loved the
vicar, the grave, sweet, childless old man who had been a second father to me since the sad day which made
my mother a widow, and but for the soldiers nothing would have been more agreeable than to spend the
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