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The Laird’s Luck by Arthur Quiller-Couch

Produced by Ted Garvin, Josephine Paolucci and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE LAIRD’S LUCK AND OTHER FIRESIDE TALES BY A.T. QUILLER-COUCH (Q) CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS NEW YORK 1901 THE LAIRD’S LUCK THE TWO SCOUTS I THE FORD OF THE TORMES In the following chapters I shall leave speaking of my own adventures and say

The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-CouchStories, Studies and Sketches

Produced by Ted Garvin, Josephine Paolucci and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE DELECTABLE DUCHY BY Q 1906 SHORT STORY To ALFRED PARSONS CONTENTS PROLOGUE THE SPINSTER’S MAYING DAPHNIS WHEN THE SAP ROSE THE PAUPERS CUCKOO VALLEY RAILWAY THE CONSPIRACY ABOARD THE “MIDAS” LEGENDS OF ST. PIRAN. I St. Piran: the Millstone II St. Piran:

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Produced by Ted Garvin, Susan Woodring and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. POETRY By _Arthur Quiller-Couch_ “Trust in good verses then: They only shall aspire, When pyramids, as men Are lost i’the funeral fire.” As the tale is told by Plato, in the tenth book of his _Republic_, one Er the son of Arminius, a

Poetry by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Produced by Ted Garvin, Susan Woodring and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. POETRY By _Arthur Quiller-Couch_ “Trust in good verses then: They only shall aspire, When pyramids, as men Are lost i’the funeral fire.” As the tale is told by Plato, in the tenth book of his _Republic_, one Er the son of Arminius, a
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