The Nest of the Sparrowhawk eBook

Baroness Emma Orczy
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 273 pages of information about The Nest of the Sparrowhawk.

PART I

Chapter
      I. The house of A Kentish squire
     II.  On A July afternoon
    III.  The exile
     IV.  Grinding poverty
      V. The legal aspect
     VI.  Under the shadow of the elms
    VII.  The stranger within the gates
   VIII.  Prince Amede D’ORLEANS
     IX.  Secret service
      X. Avowed enmity
     XI.  Surrender
    XII.  A woman’s heart
   XIII.  An idea

Part II
    XIV.  The house in London
     XV.  A game of primero
    XVI.  A conflict
   XVII.  RUS in URBE
  XVIII.  The Trap
    XIX.  Disgrace
     XX.  My lord protector’s patrol

Part III
    XXI.  In the meanwhile
   XXII.  Breaking the news
  XXIII.  The absent friend
   XXIV.  November the 2D
    XXV.  An interlude
   XXVI.  The outcast
  XXVII.  Lady Sue’s fortune
 XXVIII.  Husband and wife
   XXIX.  Good-bye
    XXX.  All because of the tinder-box
   XXXI.  The assignation
  XXXII.  The path near the cliffs

Part IV
 XXXIII.  The day after
  XXXIV.  Afterwards
   XXXV.  The smith’s forge
  XXXVI.  The girl-wife
 XXXVII.  The old woman
XXXVIII.  The voice of the dead
  XXXIX.  The home-coming of Adam Lambert
     XL.  Editha’s return
    XLI.  Their name
   XLII.  The return
  XLIII.  The sands of Epple
   XLIV.  The epilogue

PART I

The Nest of the Sparrowhawk

CHAPTER I

THE HOUSE OF A KENTISH SQUIRE

Master Hymn-of-Praise Busy folded his hands before him ere he spoke: 

“Nay! but I tell thee, woman, that the Lord hath no love for such frivolities! and alack! but ’tis a sign of the times that an English Squire should favor such evil ways.”

“Evil ways?  The Lord love you, Master Hymn-of-Praise, and pray do you call half an hour at the skittle alley ’evil ways’?”

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