The Quest of the Golden Girl: A Romance
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The Quest of the Golden Girl: A Romance

By Richard Le Gallienne
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Book Description

English troubadour walks around England in search of perfect wife.

Table of Contents
  • THE QUEST OF THE GOLDEN GIRL
  • A ROMANCE
    • BY
  • RICHARD LE GALLIENNE
    • TO PRIOR AND LOUISE CHRISTIAN, WITH AFFECTION.
  • CONTENTS
    • BOOK I
    • BOOK II
    • BOOK III
    • BOOK IV
    • THE POSTSCRIPT TO A PILGRIMAGE
    • Gennem de Mange til En!
  • BOOK I
    • CHAPTER I
    • AN OLD HOUSE AND ITS BACHELOR
    • CHAPTER II
    • IN WHICH I DECIDE TO GO ON PILGRIMAGE
    • CHAPTER III
    • AN INDICTMENT OF SPRING
    • CHAPTER IV
    • IN WHICH I EAT AND DREAM
    • CHAPTER V
    • CONCERNING THE PERFECT WOMAN, AND THEREFORE CONCERNING ALL FEMININE READERS
    • CHAPTER VI
    • IN WHICH THE AUTHOR ANTICIPATES DISCONTENT ON THE PART OF HIS READER
    • CHAPTER VII
    • PRANDIAL
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • STILL PRANDIAL
    • CHAPTER IX
    • THE LEGEND OF HEBE, OR THE HEAVENLY HOUSEMAID
    • CHAPTER X
    • AGAIN ON FOOT—THE GIRLS THAT NEVER CAN BE MINE
    • CHAPTER XI
    • AN OLD MAN OF THE HILLS, AND THE SCHOOLMASTER'S STORY
    • CHAPTER XII
    • THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GIPSIES
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • A STRANGE WEDDING
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • THE MYSTERIOUS PETTICOAT
    • CHAPTER XV
    • STILL OCCUPIED WITH THE PETTICOAT
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • CLEARS UP MY MYSTERIOUS BEHAVIOUR OF THE LAST CHAPTER
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • THE NAME UPON THE PETTICOAT
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • IN WHICH THE NAME OF A GREAT POET IS CRIED OUT IN A SOLITARY PLACE
    • CHAPTER XIX
    • WHY THE STRANGER WOULD NOT LOSE HIS SHELLEY FOR THE WORLD
    • BOOK II
    • CHAPTER I
    • IN WHICH I DECIDE TO BE YOUNG AGAIN
    • CHAPTER II
    • AT THE SIGN OF THE SINGING STREAM
    • CHAPTER III
    • IN WHICH I SAVE A USEFUL LIFE
    • CHAPTER IV
    • 'T IS OF NICOLETE AND HER BOWER IN THE WILDWOOD
    • CHAPTER V
    • 'T IS OF AUCASSIN AND NICOLETE
    • CHAPTER VI
    • A FAIRY TALE AND ITS FAIRY TAILORS
    • CHAPTER VII
    • FROM THE MORNING STAR TO THE MOON
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE KIND OF THING THAT HAPPENS IN THE MOON
    • CHAPTER IX
    • WRITTEN BY MOONLIGHT
    • CHAPTER X
    • HOW ONE MAKES LOVE AT THIRTY
    • CHAPTER XI
    • HOW ONE PLAYS THE HERO AT THIRTY
    • CHAPTER XII
    • IN WHICH I REVIEW MY ACTIONS AND RENEW MY RESOLUTIONS
    • BOOK III
    • CHAPTER I
    • IN WHICH I RETURN TO MY RIGHT AGE AND ENCOUNTER A COMMON OBJECT OF THE COUNTRY
    • CHAPTER II
    • IN WHICH I HEAL A BICYCLE AND COME TO THE WHEEL OF PLEASURE
    • CHAPTER III
    • TWO TOWN MICE AT A COUNTRY INN.
    • CHAPTER IV
    • MARRIAGE A LA MODE
    • CHAPTER V
    • CONCERNING THE HAVEN OF YELLOWSANDS
    • CHAPTER VI
    • THE MOORLAND OF THE APOCALYPSE
    • CHAPTER VII
    • "COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS!"
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE TWELVE GOLDEN-HAIRED BAR-MAIDS.
    • CHAPTER IX
    • SYLVIA JOY
    • CHAPTER X
    • IN WHICH ONCE MORE I BECOME OCCUPIED IN MY OWN AFFAIRS
    • CHAPTER XI
    • "THE HOUR FOR WHICH THE YEARS DID SIGH"
    • CHAPTER XII
    • AT THE CAFE DE LA PAIX
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • THE INNOCENCE OF PARIS
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • END OF BOOK THREE
    • BOOK IV
    • THE POSTSCRIPT TO A PILGRIMAGE
    • CHAPTER I
    • SIX YEARS AFTER
    • CHAPTER II
    • GRACE O' GOD
    • CHAPTER III
    • THE GOLDEN GIRL
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