The Shoes of Fortune
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The Shoes of Fortune

By Neil Munro
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Table of Contents
  • THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
  • Illustrated by A. S. Boyd
  • THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
  • CHAPTER I
    • NARRATES HOW I CAME TO QUIT THE STUDY OF LATIN AND THE LIKE, AND TAKE TO HARD WORK IN A MOORLAND COUNTRY
  • CHAPTER II
    • MISS FORTUNE'S TRYST BY WATER OF EARN, AND HOW I MARRED THE SAME UNWITTINGLY
  • CHAPTER III
    • OF THE COMING OF UNCLE ANDREW WITH A SCARRED FOREHEAD AND A BRASS-BOUND CHEST, AND HOW I TOOK AN INFECTION
  • CHAPTER IV
    • I COME UPON THE RED SHOES
  • CHAPTER V
    • A SPOILED TRYST, AND OTHER THINGS THAT FOLLOWED ON THE OPENING OF THE CHEST
  • CHAPTER VI
    • MY DEED ON THE MOOR OF MEARNS
  • CHAPTER VII
    • QUENTIN GREIG LOSES A SON, AND I SET OUT WITH A HORSE AS ALL MY FORTUNE
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • I RIDE BY NIGHT ACROSS SCOTLAND, AND MEET A MARINER WITH A GLEED EYE
  • CHAPTER IX
    • WHEREIN THE "SEVEN SISTERS" ACTS STRANGELY, AND I SIT WAITING FOR THE MANACLES
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE STRUGGLE IN THE CABIN, AND AN EERIE SOUND OF RUNNING WATER
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE SCUTTLED SHIP
  • CHAPTER XII
    • MAKES PLAIN THE DEEPEST VILLAINY OF RISK AND SETS ME ON A FRENCHMAN
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • WHEREIN APPEARS A GENTLEMANLY CORSAIR AND A FRENCH-IRISH LORD
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • IN DUNKERQUE—A LADY SPEAKS TO ME IN SCOTS AND A FAT PRIEST SEEMS TO HAVE SOMETHING ON HIS MIND
  • CHAPTER XV
    • WHEREIN A SITUATION OFFERS AND I ENGAGE TO GO TRAVELLING WITH THE PRIEST
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • RELATES HOW I INDULGED MY CURIOSITY AND HOW LITTLE CAME OF IT
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • WITNESSES THE LAST OF A BLATE YOUNG MAN
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • A RAP IN THE EARLY MORNING AWAKENS ME AND I START IN A GLASS COACH UPON THE ODDEST OF JOURNEYS
  • CHAPTER XX
    • LEADS ME TO THE FRONT OF A COFFEE-HOUSE WHERE I AM STARTLED TO SEE A FACE I KNOW
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • THE ATTEMPT ON THE PRINCE
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • OF A NIGHT JOURNEY AND BLACK BICETRE AT THE END OF IT
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • PHILOSOPHY IN A FELON'S CELL
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • WE ATTEMPT AN ESCAPE
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • A RIMEY NIGHT ON ROOF-TOPS, AND A NEW USE FOR AN OLD KIRK BELL
  • CHAPTER XXVII
    • WE ENTER PARIS AND FIND A SANCTUARY THERE
  • CHAPTER XXVIII
    • THE MAN WITH THE TARTAN WAISTCOAT
  • CHAPTER XXIX
    • WHEREIN THE PRIEST LEAVES ME, AND I MAKE AN INLAND VOYAGE
  • CHAPTER XXX
    • A GUID CONCEIT OF MYSELF LEADS ME FAR ASTRAY
    • === MISSING PAGES (274-288) ===
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • THE BARD OF LOVE WHO WROTE WITH OLD MATERIALS
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • THE DUEL IN THE AUBERGE GARDEN
  • CHAPTER XXXIII
    • FAREWELL TO MISS WALKINSHAW
  • CHAPTER XXXIV
    • OF MY WINTER CAMPAIGN IN PRUSSIA, AND ANOTHER MEETING WITH MACKELLAR OF KILBRIDE
  • CHAPTER XXXV
    • BRINGS ME TO HELVOETSLUYS IN WINTER WEATHER
  • CHAPTER XXXVI
    • FATHER HAMILTON IS THREATENED BY THE JESUITS AND WE ARE FORCED TO FLY AGAIN
  • CHAPTER XXXVII
    • I OVERHEAR THE PLAN OF BRITAIN'S INVASION
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII
    • THUROT'S PRISONER. MY FRIEND THE WATCH
  • CHAPTER XXXIX
    • DISCLOSES THE MANNER OF MY ESCAPE AND HOW WE SET SAIL FOR ALBION
  • CHAPTER XL
    • MY INTERVIEW WITH PITT
  • CHAPTER XLI
    • TREATS OF FATHER HAMILTON'S DEATH
  • CHAPTER XLII
    • I DEPART IN THE MIDST OF ILLUMINATION AND COME TO A JAIL, BAD NEWS, AND AN OLD ENEMY
  • CHAPTER XLIII
    • BACK TO THE MOORLAND
  • CHAPTER XLIV
    • WHEREIN THE SHOES OF FORTUNE BRING ME HOME
    • THE END
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