The Provost
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The Provost

By John Galt
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  • The Provost, by John Galt
  • THE PROVOST
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CHAPTER I—THE FORECAST
    • CHAPTER II—A KITHING
    • CHAPTER III—A DIRGIE
    • CHAPTER IV—THE GUILDRY
    • CHAPTER V—THE FIRST CONTESTED ELECTION
    • CHAPTER VI—THE FAILURE OF BAILIE M’LUCRE
    • CHAPTER VII—THE BRIBE
    • CHAPTER VIII—ON THE CHOOSING OF A MINISTER
    • CHAPTER IX—AN EXECUTION
    • CHAPTER X—A RIOT
    • CHAPTER XI—POLICY
    • CHAPTER XII—THE SPY
    • CHAPTER XIII—THE MEAL MOB
    • CHAPTER XIV—THE SECOND PROVOSTRY
    • CHAPTER XV—ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE STREETS
    • CHAPTER XVI—ABOUT THE REPAIR OF THE KIRK
    • CHAPTER XVII—THE LAW PLEA
    • CHAPTER XVIII—THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FAIRS
    • CHAPTER XIX—THE VOLUNTEERING
    • CHAPTER XX—THE CLOTHING
    • CHAPTER XXI—THE PRESSGANG
    • CHAPTER XXII—THE WIG DINNER
    • CHAPTER XXIII—THREE THE DEATH OF MR M’LUCRE
    • CHAPTER XXIV—THE WINDY YULE
    • CHAPTER XXV—THE SUBSCRIPTION
    • CHAPTER XXVI—OF THE PUBLIC LAMPS
    • CHAPTER XXVII—THE PLAINSTONES
    • CHAPTER XXVIII—THE SECOND CROP OF VOLUNTEERS
    • CHAPTER XXIX—CAPTAIN ARMOUR
    • CHAPTER XXX—THE TRADES’ BALL
    • CHAPTER XXXI—THE BAILIE’S HEAD
    • CHAPTER XXXII—THE TOWN DRUMMER
    • CHAPTER XXXIII—AN ALARM
    • CHAPTER XXXIV—THE COUNTRY GENTRY
    • CHAPTER XXXV—TESTS OF SUCCESS
    • CHAPTER XXXVI—RETRIBUTION
    • CHAPTER XXXVII—THE DUEL
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII—AN INTERLOCUTOR
    • CHAPTER XXXIX—THE NEWSPAPER
    • CHAPTER XL—THE SCHOOL-HOUSE SCHEME
    • CHAPTER XLI—BENEFITS OF NEUTRALITY
    • CHAPTER XLII—THE NEW MEMBER
    • CHAPTER XLIII—MY THIRD PROVOSTRY
    • CHAPTER XLIV—THE CHURCH VACANT
    • CHAPTER XLV—THE STRAMASH IN THE COUNCIL
    • CHAPTER XLVI—THE NEW COUNCILLORS
    • CHAPTER XLVII—THE RESIGNATION
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