The Mayor of Troy
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The Mayor of Troy

By Arthur Quiller-Couch
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Mayor of Troy, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • E-text prepared by Lionel Sear
  • THE MAYOR OF TROY.
    • BY
  • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
    • TO MY FRIEND
    • KENNETH GRAHAM
      • AND
      • THE REST OF THE CREW
      • OF THE
      • "RICHARD AND EMILY"
      • AND WITH APOLOGIES TO
      • THE MAYOR OF
    • AND
    • THE REST OF THE CREW
    • OF THE
    • "RICHARD AND EMILY"
    • AND WITH APOLOGIES TO
    • THE MAYOR OF
    • LOSTWITHIEL
      • A BOROUGH
      • FOR WHICH I HAVE (WITH CAUSE)
      • MUCH AFFECTION AND
      • A VERY HIGH ESTEEM.
    • A BOROUGH
    • FOR WHICH I HAVE (WITH CAUSE)
    • MUCH AFFECTION AND
    • A VERY HIGH ESTEEM.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE MAYOR OF TROY.
    • PROLOGUE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OUR MAJOR.
    • OUR MAJOR.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OUR MAYOR.
    • OUR MAYOR.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • THE MILLENNIUM.
    • THE MILLENNIUM.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • HOW THE TROY GALLANTS CHALLENGED THE LOOE DIEHARDS.
    • HOW THE TROY GALLANTS CHALLENGED THE LOOE DIEHARDS.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • INTERFERENCE OF A GUERNSEY MERCHANT.
    • INTERFERENCE OF A GUERNSEY MERCHANT.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • MALBROUCK S'EN VA.
    • MALBROUCK S'EN VA.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • THE BATTLE OF TALLAND COVE.
    • THE BATTLE OF TALLAND COVE.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • "COME, MY CORINNA, COME!"
    • "COME, MY CORINNA, COME!"
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • GUNNER SOBEY TURNS LOOSE THE MILLENNIUM.
    • GUNNER SOBEY TURNS LOOSE THE MILLENNIUM.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • THE MAJOR LEAVES US.
    • THE MAJOR LEAVES US.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • A COLD DOUCHE ON A HOT FIT.
    • A COLD DOUCHE ON A HOT FIT.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • A VERY HOT PRESS.
    • A VERY HOT PRESS.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • THE "VESUVIUS" BOMB.
    • THE "VESUVIUS" BOMB.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • UP-CHANNEL.
    • UP-CHANNEL.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • FAREWELL TO ALBION!
    • FAREWELL TO ALBION!
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • MISSING!
    • MISSING!
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • APOTHEOSIS.
      • ATTEND
      • O PASSER BY!
      • ON THIS
      • SPOT AS NEARLY AS CAN BE ASCERTAINED
      • SOLOMON HYMEN, ESQUIRE
      • SEVEN TIMES MAYOR OF TROY
      • IN CORNWALL
      • RELINQUISHED HIS HONOURS
      • FOR HIS COUNTRY'S NEED
      • AND RESOLUTELY SACRIFICED
      • EASE, FRIENDSHIP, FAME
      • TO EMBARK HIS SOLE MANHOOD
      • IN HER DEFENCE
      • AMID THE SURROUNDING MEMORIALS
      • OF GREECE AND ROME
      • CHALLENGING
      • THE SEVEREST VIRTUES OF ANTIQUITY
      • WITH A BRITON'S RESOLUTION
    • APOTHEOSIS.
    • ATTEND
    • O PASSER BY!
    • ON THIS
    • SPOT AS NEARLY AS CAN BE ASCERTAINED
    • SOLOMON HYMEN, ESQUIRE
    • SEVEN TIMES MAYOR OF TROY
    • IN CORNWALL
    • RELINQUISHED HIS HONOURS
    • FOR HIS COUNTRY'S NEED
    • AND RESOLUTELY SACRIFICED
    • EASE, FRIENDSHIP, FAME
    • TO EMBARK HIS SOLE MANHOOD
    • IN HER DEFENCE
    • AMID THE SURROUNDING MEMORIALS
    • OF GREECE AND ROME
    • CHALLENGING
    • THE SEVEREST VIRTUES OF ANTIQUITY
    • WITH A BRITON'S RESOLUTION
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • THE RETURN.
      • REJOICINGS AT TROY
    • THE RETURN.
    • REJOICINGS AT TROY
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • IN WHICH THE MAJOR LEARNS THAT NO MAN IS NECESSARY.
    • IN WHICH THE MAJOR LEARNS THAT NO MAN IS NECESSARY.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • FACES IN WATER.
      • SACRED
      • TO THE MEMORY OF
      • SOLOMON HYMEN, ESQUIRE
      • SEVEN TIMES MAYOR OF THIS BOROUGH
      • AND
      • MAJOR COMMANDING THE TROY VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY
      • UNFORTUNATELY AND UNTIMELY
      • SLAIN IN ACTION
      • OFF THE COAST OF FRANCE NEAR BOULOGNE
      • ON MAY 15TH, MDCCCIV.
      • THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION
      • AMONG HIS SORROWING FRIENDS AND FELLOW CITIZENS
      • OF THE BOROUGH HE, LIVING, ADORNED WITH HIS WISDOM
      • AND DYING, ENDOWED WITH HIS WEALTH
      • AS WITH HIS EXAMPLE.
      • FORTIBUS ET COELUM PATRIA
    • FACES IN WATER.
    • SACRED
    • TO THE MEMORY OF
    • SOLOMON HYMEN, ESQUIRE
    • SEVEN TIMES MAYOR OF THIS BOROUGH
    • AND
    • MAJOR COMMANDING THE TROY VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY
    • UNFORTUNATELY AND UNTIMELY
    • SLAIN IN ACTION
    • OFF THE COAST OF FRANCE NEAR BOULOGNE
    • ON MAY 15TH, MDCCCIV.
    • THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION
    • AMONG HIS SORROWING FRIENDS AND FELLOW CITIZENS
    • OF THE BOROUGH HE, LIVING, ADORNED WITH HIS WISDOM
    • AND DYING, ENDOWED WITH HIS WEALTH
    • AS WITH HIS EXAMPLE.
    • FORTIBUS ET COELUM PATRIA
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • WINDS UP WITH A MERRY-GO-ROUND.
    • WINDS UP WITH A MERRY-GO-ROUND.
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