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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 594 pages of information about Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent.
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PREFACE1
CHAPTER I.—­An Irish Pair and Spoileen Tent3
CHAPTER II.—­Birth and Origin of Mr. M’Clutchy16
CHAPTER III.—­Solomon M’Slime, a Religious Attorney25
CHAPTER IV.—­Poll Doolin, the Child Cadger31
CHAPTER V.—­A Mysterious Meeting40
CHAPTER VI.—­The Life and Virtues of an Irish Absentee49
CHAPTER VII.—­Reflections on Absenteeism70
CHAPTER VIII.—­Poverty and Sorrow88
CHAPTER IX.—­A Dialogue, exhibiting Singular Principles of Justice109
CHAPTER X.—­A Dutiful Grandson and a Respectable Grandmother124
CHAPTER XI.—­Darby and Solomon at Prayer138
CHAPTER XII.—­Interview between Darby and Mr. Lucre161
CHAPTER XIII.—­Darby’s Brief Retirement from Public Life.175
CHAPTER XIV.—­Poll Doolin’s Honesty, and Phil’s Gallantry179
CHAPTER XV.—­Objects of an English Traveller189
CHAPTER XVI.—­Solomon in Trouble201
CHAPTER XVII.—­A Moral Survey, or a Wise Man led by a Fool211
CHAPTER XVIII.—­An Execution by Val’s Blood-Hounds225
GENERAL DECLARATION OF THE OBJECTS OF THE ORANGE INSTITUTION.238
CHAPTER XIX.—­An Orange Lodge at Full Work244
CHAPTER XX.—­Sobriety and Loyalty254
CHAPTER XXI.—­Darby’s Piety Rewarded261
CHAPTEK XXII.—–­Castle Cumber Grand Jury Room266
CHAPTER XXIII.—­A Rent Day279
CHAPTEK XXIV.—­Raymond’s Sense of Justice299
CHAPTER XXV.—­Val and his Son brought to Trial308
CHAPTER XXVI.—­Harman’s Interview with Mary M’Loughlin316
CHAPTER XXVII.—­Bob Beatty’s Last Illness323
CHAPTER XXVIII.—­Darby is a Spiritual Ganymede328
CHAPTER XXIX.—­Solomon Suffers a Little Retribution345
CHAPTER XXX.—­The Mountain Grave-Yard369
CHAPTER XXXI.—­Richard Topertoe and his Brother380
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