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A Flat Iron for a Farthing or Some Passages in the Life of an only Son
By Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
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  • Queen's Treasures Series
  • A Flat Iron For A Farthing
    • or
      • Some Passages in the Life of an only Son
      • by
    • Some Passages in the Life of an only Son
    • by
    • Juliana Horatia Ewing
      • Illustrated by
    • Illustrated by
    • M. V. Wheelhouse
      • George Bell & Sons
      • London
      • 1908.
    • George Bell & Sons
    • London
    • 1908.
    • Dedicated
      • TO MY DEAR FATHER,
      • AND TO HIS SISTER, MY DEAR AUNT MARY,
      • IN MEMORY OF
      • THEIR GOOD FRIEND AND NURSE,
    • TO MY DEAR FATHER,
    • AND TO HIS SISTER, MY DEAR AUNT MARY,
    • IN MEMORY OF
    • THEIR GOOD FRIEND AND NURSE,
    • E. B.
      • OBIT 3 MARCH, 1872, ÆT. 83.
    • OBIT 3 MARCH, 1872, ÆT. 83.
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING
    • CHAPTER I
      • MOTHERLESS
    • MOTHERLESS
    • CHAPTER II
      • "THE LOOK"—RUBENS—MRS. BUNDLE AGAIN
    • "THE LOOK"—RUBENS—MRS. BUNDLE AGAIN
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE DARK LADY—TROUBLE IMPENDING—BEAUTIFUL, GOLDEN MAMMA
    • THE DARK LADY—TROUBLE IMPENDING—BEAUTIFUL, GOLDEN MAMMA
    • CHAPTER IV
      • AUNT MARIA—THE ENEMY ROUTED—LONDON TOWN
    • AUNT MARIA—THE ENEMY ROUTED—LONDON TOWN
    • CHAPTER V
      • MY COUSINS—MISS BLOMFIELD—THE BOY IN BLACK
    • MY COUSINS—MISS BLOMFIELD—THE BOY IN BLACK
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE LITTLE BARONET—DOLLS—CINDER PARCELS—THE OLD GENTLEMAN NEXT DOOR—THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
    • THE LITTLE BARONET—DOLLS—CINDER PARCELS—THE OLD GENTLEMAN NEXT DOOR—THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • POLLY AND I RESOLVE TO BE "VERY RELIGIOUS"—DR. PEPJOHN—THE ALMS-BOX—THE BLIND BEGGAR
    • POLLY AND I RESOLVE TO BE "VERY RELIGIOUS"—DR. PEPJOHN—THE ALMS-BOX—THE BLIND BEGGAR
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • VISITING THE SICK
    • VISITING THE SICK
    • CHAPTER IX
      • "PEACE BE TO THIS HOUSE"
    • "PEACE BE TO THIS HOUSE"
    • CHAPTER X
      • CONVALESCENCE—MATRIMONIAL INTENTIONS—THE JOURNEY TO OAKFORD—OUR WELCOME
    • CONVALESCENCE—MATRIMONIAL INTENTIONS—THE JOURNEY TO OAKFORD—OUR WELCOME
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE TINSMITH'S—THE BEAVER BONNETS—A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING—I FAIL TO SECURE A SISTER—RUBENS AND THE DOLL
    • THE TINSMITH'S—THE BEAVER BONNETS—A FLAT IRON FOR A FARTHING—I FAIL TO SECURE A SISTER—RUBENS AND THE DOLL
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE LITTLE LADIES AGAIN—THE MEADS—THE DROWNED DOLL
    • THE LITTLE LADIES AGAIN—THE MEADS—THE DROWNED DOLL
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • POLLY—THE PEW AND THE PULPIT—THE FATE OF THE FLAT IRON
    • POLLY—THE PEW AND THE PULPIT—THE FATE OF THE FLAT IRON
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • RUBENS AND I "DROP IN" AT THE RECTORY—GARDENS AND GARDENERS—MY FATHER COMES FOR ME
    • RUBENS AND I "DROP IN" AT THE RECTORY—GARDENS AND GARDENERS—MY FATHER COMES FOR ME
    • CHAPTER XV
      • NURSE BUNDLE IS MAGNANIMOUS—MR. GRAY—AN EXPLANATION WITH MY FATHER
    • NURSE BUNDLE IS MAGNANIMOUS—MR. GRAY—AN EXPLANATION WITH MY FATHER
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • THE REAL MR. GRAY—NURSE BUNDLE REGARDS HIM WITH DISFAVOUR
    • THE REAL MR. GRAY—NURSE BUNDLE REGARDS HIM WITH DISFAVOUR
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • I FAIL TO TEACH LATIN TO MRS. BUNDLE—THE RECTOR TEACHES ME
    • I FAIL TO TEACH LATIN TO MRS. BUNDLE—THE RECTOR TEACHES ME
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE ASTHMATIC OLD GENTLEMAN AND HIS RIDDLES—I PLAY TRUANT AGAIN—IN THE BIG GARDEN
    • THE ASTHMATIC OLD GENTLEMAN AND HIS RIDDLES—I PLAY TRUANT AGAIN—IN THE BIG GARDEN
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE TUTOR—THE PARISH—A NEW CONTRIBUTOR TO THE ALMS-BOX
    • THE TUTOR—THE PARISH—A NEW CONTRIBUTOR TO THE ALMS-BOX
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE TUTOR'S PROPOSAL—A TEACHERS' MEETING
    • THE TUTOR'S PROPOSAL—A TEACHERS' MEETING
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • OAKFORD ONCE MORE—THE SATIN CHAIRS—THE HOUSEKEEPER—THE LITTLE LADIES AGAIN—FAMILY MONUMENTS
    • OAKFORD ONCE MORE—THE SATIN CHAIRS—THE HOUSEKEEPER—THE LITTLE LADIES AGAIN—FAMILY MONUMENTS
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • NURSE BUNDLE FINDS A VOCATION—RAGGED ROBIN'S WIFE—MRS. BUNDLE'S IDEAS ON HUSBANDS AND PUBLIC-HOUSES
    • NURSE BUNDLE FINDS A VOCATION—RAGGED ROBIN'S WIFE—MRS. BUNDLE'S IDEAS ON HUSBANDS AND PUBLIC-HOUSES
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • I GO TO ETON—MY MASTER—I SERVE HIM WELL
    • I GO TO ETON—MY MASTER—I SERVE HIM WELL
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • COLLECTIONS—LEO'S LETTER—NURSE BUNDLE AND SIR LIONEL
    • COLLECTIONS—LEO'S LETTER—NURSE BUNDLE AND SIR LIONEL
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE DEATH OF RUBENS—POLLY'S NEWS—LAST TIMES
    • THE DEATH OF RUBENS—POLLY'S NEWS—LAST TIMES
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • I HEAR FROM MR. JONATHAN ANDREWES—YORKSHIRE—ALATHEA ALIAS BETTY—WE BURY OUR DEAD OUT OF OUR SIGHT—VOICES OF THE NORTH
    • I HEAR FROM MR. JONATHAN ANDREWES—YORKSHIRE—ALATHEA ALIAS BETTY—WE BURY OUR DEAD OUT OF OUR SIGHT—VOICES OF THE NORTH
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • THE NEW RECTOR—AUNT MARIA TRIES TO FIND HIM A WIFE—MY FATHER HAS A SIMILAR CARE FOR ME
    • THE NEW RECTOR—AUNT MARIA TRIES TO FIND HIM A WIFE—MY FATHER HAS A SIMILAR CARE FOR ME
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • I BELIEVE MYSELF TO BE BROKEN-HEARTED—MARIA IN LOVE—I MAKE AN OFFER OF MARRIAGE, WHICH IS NEITHER ACCEPTED NOR REFUSED
    • I BELIEVE MYSELF TO BE BROKEN-HEARTED—MARIA IN LOVE—I MAKE AN OFFER OF MARRIAGE, WHICH IS NEITHER ACCEPTED NOR REFUSED
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • THE FUTURE LADY DAMER—POLLY HAS A SECRET—UNDER THE MULBERRY-TREE
    • THE FUTURE LADY DAMER—POLLY HAS A SECRET—UNDER THE MULBERRY-TREE
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • I MEET THE HEIRESS—I FIND MYSELF MISTAKEN ON MANY POINTS—A NEW KNOT IN THE FAMILY COMPLICATIONS
    • I MEET THE HEIRESS—I FIND MYSELF MISTAKEN ON MANY POINTS—A NEW KNOT IN THE FAMILY COMPLICATIONS
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • MY LADY FRANCES—THE FUTURE LADY DAMER—WE UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER AT LAST
    • MY LADY FRANCES—THE FUTURE LADY DAMER—WE UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER AT LAST
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • WE COME HOME—MRS. BUNDLE QUITS SERVICE
      • THE END
    • WE COME HOME—MRS. BUNDLE QUITS SERVICE
    • THE END
    • The Queen's Treasures Series
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