In the Valley

Harold Frederic


In the Valley

In the Valley

  • Title: In the Valley
  • Author: Harold Frederic
  • ISBN: 9781408625095
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Paperback



IN THE VALLEY 1890 When, after years of preparation, the pleasant task of writing this tale was begun, I had my hie f delight in the hope that tRe camp leted book would gratify a venerable friend, to wRose inspiration my first idea of fb work was due, and that 1 might be allowed to f k c his Ronored name upon this page Tlze ambition was af once lofty and intelligible THE VALLEY 1890 When, after years of preparation, the pleasant task of writing this tale was begun, I had my hie f delight in the hope that tRe camp leted book would gratify a venerable friend, to wRose inspiration my first idea of fb work was due, and that 1 might be allowed to f k c his Ronored name upon this page Tlze ambition was af once lofty and intelligible While he was the foremost citizen of W York State, we of tRe Mohawk Valley thoaght of him as peculiarly our own Although born elsewhere, his whole adult l v e was spent among us, and he led allothers in his love for the Valley, Aisfridt in i f s noble Ri rtoyy, and his broad asfirations for the welfare and progress in wise andgood ways of its people His approval fi f this book would have been the highest honor it couldpossiblj, Rave won Long be fore it was finished, he Rad been laid in his last sleep upon the bosom o f t h e hills that watch over our beautzful 9 iver With reverent afection the v o l m t is brought now to lay as a wreath upon his grave dtdicated to tht memory of Horatio Seyrnour H P LONDON September zz, 1890 CONTENTS CHAPTER I PAGS CHAPTER 11 SETTINGFO RTH H OW THE GIRLC HILD W AS BROUGH T T O U S 8 CHAPTER 111 MASTERP HILIP M AKES HIS BOW AND BEHAVE B S A DLY 21 CHAPTER IV IN WHICH I BECOME THE SON O F THE HOUSE 35 CHAPTER V HOW A STATELYN AME W AS SHORTENE A D N D SWEETENED 44 CHAPTER VI WITHINS OUND O F THE SHOUTINWG ATERS 54 CHAPTER VII THROUG H H A PP Y Y O UTH T O MANSE STATE 64 CHAPTER VIII ENTER M Y LADYB ERENICICAR OSS 74 viii CHAPTER TX PAGE CHAPTER XI As I MAKE MYADIEUXM R PHILIY C OMES IN 107 CHAPTER XII OLD TIMEP OLITICS P ONDERE U D ND ER THE FOREST S TAR LIGHT I14 CHAPTER XIII To THE FAR L AKEC OUNTRY AN D HOMEA GAIN 126 CHAPTER XIV How I SEEM T O FEEL A WANTINGN OTE IN THE CHORUS O F CHAPTER XV THE R UDEA WAKENIN F G R OM MY DREAM 148 CHAPTER XVI TULP G ETS A BROKENH EAD T O MATCH M Y HEART 159 CHAPTER XVII I PERFORC S E A Y F AREWE T L O L M Y OLD HOME 170 CHAPTER XVIII THE F AIR B EGINNIN O G F A NEW LIFE I N ANCIENTA LBANY 185 Contents ix CHAPTER XIX PAGE I GO TO A FAMOU G S A THERING AT THE PATROON M S A NOR C H A P T E R XX A FOOLIS A H N D VEXATIOUQS UARRE IS L THRUS U T P ON ME 206 CHAPTER XXI CONTAININ O G T HER NEWS B ESIDES THAT FROM BUNKER H IU 222 CHAPTER XXII THEM ASTER A ND MISTRESS OF CAIRNCROS S 23 CHAPTER XXIII IOW PHILIP IN RATH, DAISY IN ANGUISH, FLY THEIR HOME 244 CHAPTER XXIV THE R IGHT A TTACK U PON QUEBEC AND M Y SHARE IN IT 256 C H A P T E R XXV A CRESTFALLE R N E TURN TO ALBANY 269 C H A P T E R XXVI I SEE DAISY A ND THE OLD HOME O NCE MORE 278 C H A P T E R XXVII THE A RREST O F POOR L ADY JO HNSON 288 CHAPTER XXVIII AN OLD ACQUAINTANC TU E R NS UP IN MANACLES 299 CHAPTER XXIX THEM ESSAG S E E NT AHEAD FR OM THE INVADAINRMGY P 3 A 1 GE 1 CHAPTER XXX FROM TH E SCYTH A E N D REAPER TO THE MUSKET 324 CHAPTER XXXI THER ENDEZVO O U F S F IGHTINGM EN A T FORTD AYTON 336 CHAPTERXXXII


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