Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more ➡
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Add note
Save to My Library
Sync to mobile
Look up keyword or section
Like this
0Activity
×
P. 1
The White Blackbird

The White Blackbird

Ratings: (0)|Views: 544|Likes:
Published by Matzen Abdullah

More info:

Published by: Matzen Abdullah on Apr 26, 2012
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See More
See less

01/24/2013

pdf

text

original

 
The White Blackbird, by Hudson Douglas
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The White Blackbird, by Hudson Douglas This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.org/licenseTitle: The White BlackbirdAuthor: Hudson DouglasRelease Date: March 8, 2012 [EBook #39066]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE WHITE BLACKBIRD ***Produced by David Clarke, Mary Meehan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team athttp://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The InternetArchive/American Libraries.)THE WHITE BLACKBIRD
The White Blackbird, by Hudson Douglas1
 
BY HUDSON DOUGLASAUTHOR OF "A MILLION A MINUTE," "THE LANTERN OF LUCK," ETCWITH ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR BYHERMAN PFEIFERBOSTON LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY 1912
Copyright, 1912
, BY LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.
 All rights reserved, including those of translation into foreign languages, including the Scandinavian
Published, September, 1912THE COLONIAL PRESS C. H. SIMONDS & CO., BOSTON, U. S. A.FOR ISOBEL MY WIFE AND OUR DAUGHTER ISOBEL[Illustration: "Feel my pulse now, before you go," the pseudo-doctor's patient commanded.]CONTENTS
The White Blackbird, by Hudson Douglas2
 
CHAPTER PAGE
I. A TROPICAL DISCUSSION 1II. "DUTCH COURAGE" 11III. EL FARISH 18IV. THE MASQUE OF DEATH 28V. AFLOAT AND ASHORE 38VI. HOBSON'S CHOICE 51VII. THE WHITE BLACKBIRD 64VIII. UNMASKED 80IX. AN OVERDRAFT ON THE FUTURE 91X. THE GODDESS OF CHANCE 107XI. A FOOL AND HIS FORTUNE 119XII. THE PRICE OF FREEDOM 130XIII. A MASTERSTROKE 143XIV. "SALLIE HARRIS" 156XV. THE LAW--AND THE PROFITS 169XVI. "PLEASURES AND PALACES" 184XVII. THE MAN IN POSSESSION 195XVIII. THE LOSER 205XIX. THE WINNER 217XX. BEGGAR-MY-NEIGHBOUR 232XXI. THE JURA SUCCESSION 243XXII. THE PARTY OF THE FIRST PART 259XXIII. A NEW IDEA 271XXIV. BY RIGHT OF PURCHASE 280XXV. THE WHITE LADY 295
CHAPTER PAGE3

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->