The Child Wife
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The Child Wife

By Mayne Reid
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Table of Contents
  • Captain Mayne Reid
  • "The Child Wife"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Isle of Peace.
    • The Isle of Peace.
    • Chapter Two.
      • A Brace of Naiads.
    • A Brace of Naiads.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Two Poetasters.
    • The Two Poetasters.
    • Chapter Four.
      • “Help! Help!”
    • “Help! Help!”
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Scathed Retriever.
    • The Scathed Retriever.
    • Chapter Six.
      • A Loving Couple.
    • A Loving Couple.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • A Dutiful Daughter.
    • A Dutiful Daughter.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Nobleman Incog.
    • A Nobleman Incog.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Avant le Bal.
    • Avant le Bal.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • A Previous Engagement.
    • A Previous Engagement.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Ball-Room Emotions.
    • Ball-Room Emotions.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • “Après le Bal.”
    • “Après le Bal.”
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Challenging the Challenger.
    • Challenging the Challenger.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • A Request for a Quick Fight.
    • A Request for a Quick Fight.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • A Parting Glance.
    • A Parting Glance.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • A Safe Challenge.
    • A Safe Challenge.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • “The Coward!”
    • “The Coward!”
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Down with the Despots!
    • Down with the Despots!
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Blanche and Sabina.
    • Blanche and Sabina.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • “The Wondering Eyes.”
    • “The Wondering Eyes.”
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A Short-Lived Triumph.
    • A Short-Lived Triumph.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The Conspiracy of Crowns.
    • The Conspiracy of Crowns.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • The Programme of the Great Powers.
    • The Programme of the Great Powers.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • A Treacherous Staging.
    • A Treacherous Staging.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Fifth Avenue House.
    • The Fifth Avenue House.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Eljen Kossuth!
    • Eljen Kossuth!
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • The Broken Swords.
    • The Broken Swords.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • A Tour in Search of a Title.
    • A Tour in Search of a Title.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • The Lost Lord.
    • The Lost Lord.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Inside the Tuileries.
    • Inside the Tuileries.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • In the Hotel de Louvre.
    • In the Hotel de Louvre.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • On the Boulevards.
    • On the Boulevards.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • A Nation’s Murder.
    • A Nation’s Murder.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • “I’ll Come to you!”
    • “I’ll Come to you!”
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • To the Prison.
    • To the Prison.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • To the Embassy.
    • To the Embassy.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Death upon the Drum-Head.
    • Death upon the Drum-Head.
    • Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • The Two Flags.
    • The Two Flags.
    • Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • Once More in Westbourne.
    • Once More in Westbourne.
    • Chapter Forty.
      • A Cautious Baronet.
    • A Cautious Baronet.
    • Chapter Forty One.
      • A Scene in Park Lane.
    • A Scene in Park Lane.
    • Chapter Forty Two.
      • The Power of a Pretty Face.
    • The Power of a Pretty Face.
    • Chapter Forty Three.
      • To the Country.
    • To the Country.
    • Chapter Forty Four.
      • At the Meet.
    • At the Meet.
    • Chapter Forty Five.
      • In the Cover.
    • In the Cover.
    • Chapter Forty Six.
      • A Recreant Sportsman.
    • A Recreant Sportsman.
    • Chapter Forty Seven.
      • Just Fifteen.
    • Just Fifteen.
    • Chapter Forty Eight.
      • The Dinner.
    • The Dinner.
    • Chapter Forty Nine.
      • The Dance.
    • The Dance.
    • Chapter Fifty.
      • A Jealous Cousin.
    • A Jealous Cousin.
    • Chapter Fifty One.
      • Under the Deodara.
    • Under the Deodara.
    • Chapter Fifty Two.
      • The Illustrious Exile.
    • The Illustrious Exile.
    • Chapter Fifty Three.
      • A Kingly Scheme of Revolution.
    • A Kingly Scheme of Revolution.
    • Chapter Fifty Four.
      • A Desirable Neighbourhood.
    • A Desirable Neighbourhood.
    • Chapter Fifty Five.
      • A Tenant Secured.
    • A Tenant Secured.
    • Chapter Fifty Six.
      • A Dress Rehearsal.
    • A Dress Rehearsal.
    • Chapter Fifty Seven.
      • Patron and Protégé.
    • Patron and Protégé.
    • Chapter Fifty Eight.
      • Improved Prospects.
    • Improved Prospects.
    • Chapter Fifty Nine.
      • A Distinguished Dinner-Party.
    • A Distinguished Dinner-Party.
    • Chapter Sixty.
      • A Parting Present.
    • A Parting Present.
    • Chapter Sixty One.
      • An Informer.
    • An Informer.
    • Chapter Sixty Two.
      • Unsociable Fellow-Travellers.
    • Unsociable Fellow-Travellers.
    • Chapter Sixty Three.
      • “It is sweet—so sweet.”
    • “It is sweet—so sweet.”
    • Chapter Sixty Four.
      • A Painful Promise.
    • A Painful Promise.
    • Chapter Sixty Five.
      • Spies.
    • Spies.
    • Chapter Sixty Six.
      • Two Cabs.
    • Two Cabs.
    • Chapter Sixty Seven.
      • Disinterested Sympathy.
    • Disinterested Sympathy.
    • Chapter Sixty Eight.
      • An Irksome Imprisonment.
    • An Irksome Imprisonment.
    • Chapter Sixty Nine.
      • The Cabriolet.
    • The Cabriolet.
    • Chapter Seventy.
      • A Skilful Driver.
    • A Skilful Driver.
    • Chapter Seventy One.
      • A Quiet Hotel.
    • A Quiet Hotel.
    • Chapter Seventy Two.
      • Wanted—A Master!
    • Wanted—A Master!
    • Chapter Seventy Three.
      • Purchasing a Passport.
    • Purchasing a Passport.
    • Chapter Seventy Four.
      • A Sham Insurrection.
    • A Sham Insurrection.
    • Chapter Seventy Five.
      • A Statesman in Private Life.
    • A Statesman in Private Life.
    • Chapter Seventy Six.
      • A Modest Demand.
    • A Modest Demand.
    • Chapter Seventy Seven.
      • The Count De Valmy.
    • The Count De Valmy.
    • Chapter Seventy Eight.
      • Contemplating a Canal.
    • Contemplating a Canal.
    • Chapter Seventy Nine.
      • A Petit Souper.
    • A Petit Souper.
    • Chapter Eighty.
      • On the Tow-Rope.
    • On the Tow-Rope.
    • Chapter Eighty One.
      • Consent at Last.
    • Consent at Last.
    • Chapter Eighty Two.
      • A Consoling Epistle.
    • A Consoling Epistle.
    • Chapter Eighty Three.
      • Both Pre-engaged.
    • Both Pre-engaged.
    • Chapter Eighty Four.
      • The Meet at Church.
    • The Meet at Church.
    • Chapter Eighty Five.
      • The Climax of a Criminal Scheme.
    • The Climax of a Criminal Scheme.
    • Chapter Eighty Six.
      • Still Later.
    • Still Later.
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