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The Yeoman Adventurer by Gough, George W.

The Yeoman Adventurer by Gough, George W.

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Title: The Yeoman Adventurer
Author: George W. Gough
Release Date: January, 2005 [EBook #7326]

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The Yeoman Adventurer
By George Gough
To
A. D. Steel-Maitland, M.P.
In Gratitude and Admiration
CONTENTS

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
X. SULTAN

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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
XXIII. DONALD
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

CHAPTER I
THE GREAT JACK
Our Kate, Joe Braggs, and I all had a hand in the beginning, and as great results grew in the end out of the
small events of that December morning, I will set them down in order.

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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