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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 680 pages of information about The Lancashire Witches.
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Start of eBook1
BOOK THE SECOND.1
BOOK THE THIRD.1
INTRODUCTION.1
CHAPTER I.—­THE BEACON ON PENDLE HILL.1
CHAPTER II.—­THE ERUPTION.12
CHAPTER III.—­WHALLEY ABBEY.17
CHAPTER IV.—­THE MALEDICTION.25
CHAPTER V.—­THE MIDNIGHT MASS.29
CHAPTER VI.—­TETER ET FORTIS CARCER.34
CHAPTER VII.—­THE ABBEY MILL.39
CHAPTER VIII.—­THE EXECUTIONER.47
CHAPTER IX.—­WISWALL HALL.51
CHAPTER X.—­THE HOLEHOUSES.54
END OF THE INTRODUCTION.57
BOOK THE FIRST.57
CHAPTER I.—­THE MAY QUEEN.57
CHAPTER II.—­THE BLACK CAT AND THE WHITE DOVE.66
CHAPTER III.—­THE ASSHETONS.70
CHAPTER IV.—­ALICE NUTTER.84
CHAPTER V.—­MOTHER CHATTOX.93
CHAPTER VI.—­THE ORDEAL BY SWIMMING.109
CHAPTER VII.—­THE RUINED CONVENTUAL CHURCH.118
CHAPTER VIII.—­THE REVELATION.137
CHAPTER IX.—­THE TWO PORTRAITS IN THE BANQUETING-HALL.145
CHAPTER X.—­THE NOCTURNAL MEETING.174
END OF THE FIRST BOOK.190
BOOK THE SECOND.190
CHAPTER I.—­FLINT.190
CHAPTER II.—­READ HALL.199
CHAPTER III.—­THE BOGGART’S GLEN.205
CHAPTER IV.—­THE REEVE OF THE FOREST.211
CHAPTER V.—­BESS’S O’ TH’ BOOTH.218
CHAPTER VI.—­THE TEMPTATION.227
CHAPTER VII.—­THE PERAMBULATION OF THE BOUNDARIES.237
CHAPTER VIII.—­ROUGH LEE.252
CHAPTER IX.—­HOW ROUGH LEE WAS DEFENDED BY NICHOLAS.260
CHAPTER X.—­ROGER NOWELL AND HIS DOUBLE.268
CHAPTER XI.—­MOTHER DEMDIKE.274
CHAPTER XII.—­THE MYSTERIES OF MALKIN TOWER.283
CHAPTER XIII.—­THE TWO FAMILIARS.290
CHAPTER XIV.—­HOW ROUGH LEE WAS AGAIN BESIEGED.303
CHAPTER XV.—­THE PHANTOM MONK.311
CHAPTER XVI.—­ONE O’CLOCK!316
CHAPTER XVII.—­HOW THE BEACON FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED.325
END OF THE SECOND BOOK.333
BOOK THE THIRD.333
CHAPTER I.—­DOWNHAM MANOR-HOUSE.333
CHAPTER II.—­THE PENITENT’S RETREAT.354
CHAPTER III.—­MIDDLETON HALL.357
CHAPTER IV.—­THE GORGE OF CLIVIGER.366
CHAPTER V.—­THE END OF MALKIN TOWER.374
CHAPTER VI.—­HOGHTON TOWER.383
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CHAPTER IX.—­THE BANQUET.420
CHAPTER X.—­EVENING ENTERTAINMENTS.428
CHAPTER XI.—­FATALITY.436
CHAPTER XII.—­THE LAST HOUR.440
CHAPTER XIII.—­THE MASQUE OF DEATH.445
CHAPTER XIV.—­“ONE GRAVE.”448
CHAPTER XV.—­LANCASTER CASTLE.449
THE END.451
FOOTNOTES: 451
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