Parlous Times: A Novel of Modern Diplomacy
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Parlous Times: A Novel of Modern Diplomacy
By David Dwight Wells
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Table of Contents
  • The Dollar Library
    • PARLOUS TIMES
    • THE DOLLAR LIBRARY
    • OF AMERICAN FICTION
      • THE GIRL AT THE HALFWAY HOUSE.
      • PARLOUS TIMES.
      • LORDS OF THE NORTH.
      • THE CHRONIC LOAFER.
      • HER MOUNTAIN LOVER.
        • etc. etc. etc.
        • LONDON: Wm. Heinemann.
      • etc. etc. etc.
      • LONDON: Wm. Heinemann.
    • THE GIRL AT THE HALFWAY HOUSE.
    • PARLOUS TIMES.
    • LORDS OF THE NORTH.
    • THE CHRONIC LOAFER.
    • HER MOUNTAIN LOVER.
      • etc. etc. etc.
      • LONDON: Wm. Heinemann.
    • etc. etc. etc.
    • LONDON: Wm. Heinemann.
  • PARLOUS TIMES
    • A NOVEL OF MODERN DIPLOMACY
      • BY
    • BY
    • DAVID DWIGHT WELLS
      • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN. 1901
    • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN. 1901
    • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE CONSPIRACY
    • THE CONSPIRACY
    • CHAPTER II
      • WANTED—A CHAPERON
    • WANTED—A CHAPERON
    • CHAPTER III
      • PARLOUS TIMES
    • PARLOUS TIMES
    • CHAPTER IV
      • A LADY IN DISTRESS
    • A LADY IN DISTRESS
    • CHAPTER V
      • A GENTLEMAN IN DISTRESS
    • A GENTLEMAN IN DISTRESS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • AFTERNOON TEA
    • AFTERNOON TEA
    • CHAPTER VII
      • AN IRATE HUSBAND
    • AN IRATE HUSBAND
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • DIPLOMATIC INSTRUCTIONS
    • DIPLOMATIC INSTRUCTIONS
    • CHAPTER IX
      • A HOUSE-WARMING
    • A HOUSE-WARMING
    • CHAPTER X
      • BEFORE DINNER
    • BEFORE DINNER
    • CHAPTER XI
      • AFTER DINNER
    • AFTER DINNER
    • CHAPTER XII
      • A MORNING CALL
    • A MORNING CALL
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE SERIOUS SIDE OF MISS FITZGERALD'S NATURE
    • THE SERIOUS SIDE OF MISS FITZGERALD'S NATURE
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE SERIOUS SIDE OF THE SECRETARY'S NATURE
    • THE SERIOUS SIDE OF THE SECRETARY'S NATURE
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE SECRETARY'S INTENTIONS
    • THE SECRETARY'S INTENTIONS
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • MAN PROPOSES
    • MAN PROPOSES
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • HER HUSBAND
    • HER HUSBAND
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE DOOR WITH THE SILVER NAILS
    • THE DOOR WITH THE SILVER NAILS
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • A MIDNIGHT MESSAGE
    • A MIDNIGHT MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE WISDOM OF AGE
    • THE WISDOM OF AGE
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE RESOURCES OF DIPLOMACY
    • THE RESOURCES OF DIPLOMACY
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • A LITTLE COMMISSION
    • A LITTLE COMMISSION
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • FORTY THOUSAND POUNDS
    • FORTY THOUSAND POUNDS
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • A VERY AWKWARD PREDICAMENT
    • A VERY AWKWARD PREDICAMENT
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE RUSTLE OF A SKIRT
    • THE RUSTLE OF A SKIRT
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • FACE TO FACE
    • FACE TO FACE
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • THE MARRIAGE REGISTER
    • THE MARRIAGE REGISTER
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • TWO QUESTIONS
    • TWO QUESTIONS
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • IN WHICH DEATH IS A RELIEF
    • IN WHICH DEATH IS A RELIEF
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • TWO LETTERS
    • TWO LETTERS
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • MISS FITZGERALD BURNS HER BOATS
    • MISS FITZGERALD BURNS HER BOATS
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • THE TOP OF THE TOWER
    • THE TOP OF THE TOWER
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • THE SECRET OF THE DOOR
    • THE SECRET OF THE DOOR
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • WITHIN THE TOWER
    • WITHIN THE TOWER
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • THE SHORT WAY OUT
    • THE SHORT WAY OUT
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • THE DAY OF RECKONING
    • THE DAY OF RECKONING
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • THE PRICE OF KNOWLEDGE
    • THE PRICE OF KNOWLEDGE
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII
      • THE PRICE OF LOVE
    • THE PRICE OF LOVE
    • CHAPTER XXXIX
      • THE PRICE OF SILENCE
    • THE PRICE OF SILENCE
    • CHAPTER XL
      • THE PRICE OF A LIE
    • THE PRICE OF A LIE
    • The Dollar Library
    • of American Fiction
      • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN
        • The following Volumes will appear early in 1901, and others are in preparation. They will appear, as far as practicable, at monthly intervals:—
      • The following Volumes will appear early in 1901, and others are in preparation. They will appear, as far as practicable, at monthly intervals:—
      • THE GIRL AT THE HALFWAY HOUSE.
      • PARLOUS TIMES.
      • LORDS OF THE NORTH.
      • THE CHRONIC LOAFER.
      • HER MOUNTAIN LOVER.
    • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN
      • The following Volumes will appear early in 1901, and others are in preparation. They will appear, as far as practicable, at monthly intervals:—
    • The following Volumes will appear early in 1901, and others are in preparation. They will appear, as far as practicable, at monthly intervals:—
    • THE GIRL AT THE HALFWAY HOUSE.
    • PARLOUS TIMES.
    • LORDS OF THE NORTH.
    • THE CHRONIC LOAFER.
    • HER MOUNTAIN LOVER.
    • The Dollar Library.
      • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN.
    • LONDON: WILLIAM HEINEMANN.
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