The Wizard of West Penwith A Tale of the Land's-End
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The Wizard of West Penwith A Tale of the Land's-End

By William Bentinck Forfar
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  • THE WIZARD OF WEST PENWITH, A Tale of the Land's-End; BY William Bentinck Forfar
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I. MR. FREEMAN.
  • CHAPTER II. THE WRECK NEAR THE LAND'S-END.
  • CHAPTER III. ALRINA.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE UNEXPECTED MEETING.
  • CHAPTER V. JOHN BROWN AND HIS FAVOURITE MARE "JESSIE."
  • CHAPTER VI. THE FAMILY PARTY.
  • CHAPTER VII. "MURDER MOST FOUL."
  • CHAPTER VIII. THE LAND'S-END CONJUROR.
  • CHAPTER IX. LOVE AND MYSTERY.
  • CHAPTER X. ALRINA'S TROUBLES INCREASE.
  • CHAPTER XI. FREDERICK MORLEY OBSTINATELY DETERMINES ON RIDING THE MARE.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE AWFUL RIDE.
  • CHAPTER XIII. ITS CONSEQUENCES.
  • CHAPTER XIV. MRS. BROWN TELLS THE CONJUROR A BIT OF HER MIND.
  • CHAPTER XV. THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER AT THE PENZANCE BALL.
  • CHAPTER XVI. JOSIAH'S ASTONISHMENT AT THE EFFECT PRODUCED BY THE DISPLAY OF HIS TREASURE-TROVE.
  • CHAPTER XVII. THE BORROWED FEATHERS OF THE PEACOCK FAIL TO CONCEAL ENTIRELY THE NATURAL PLUMAGE OF THE JACKDAW.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. THE BIRDS HAVE TAKEN FLIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XIX. THE MYSTERIOUS ENCOUNTER.
  • CHAPTER XX. ARISTOCRATIC CONNECTIONS.
  • CHAPTER XXI. THE LOVE-CHASE.
  • CHAPTER XXII. ALRINA'S FIRST LOVE-LETTER.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. THE SECRET.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. "MAN IS BORN TO TROUBLE AND DISAPPOINTMENT, AS THE SPARKS FLY UPWARDS."
  • CHAPTER XXV. RETROSPECTION AND RECRIMINATION.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. SQUIRE PENDRAY GETS ON HIS STILTS, AND VIEWS LIEUT. FOWLER FROM A LOFTY EMINENCE.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. THE STEP IN THE WRONG DIRECTION.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. BY DOING A LITTLE WRONG, A GREAT GOOD IS ACCOMPLISHED IN THE END.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. MRS. BROWN AND MRS. TRENOW INDULGE IN A CROOM O' CHAT. WHILE CAP'N TRENOW GIVES SOME SAGE ADVICE IN ANOTHER QUARTER.
  • CHAPTER XXX. THE TWO SISTERS PIERCED THROUGH THE HEART.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. OUT OF SCYLLA AND INTO CHARYBDIS.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. ALRINA'S TROUBLES ARE INCREASED BY AN UNEXPECTED DISCOVERY.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. ALRINA VISITS A KIND FRIEND AND MAKES A PROPOSAL.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. CAPTAIN COURLAND'S RETURN AND HIS WIFE'S ANXIETY.
  • CHAPTER XXXV. THE DESPERATE PLUNGE.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI. THE BROKEN REED.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII. JOSIAH'S LONELY MIDNIGHT WATCH IN THE CONJUROR'S HOUSE.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE SEARCH.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX. THE UNEXPECTED MEETING AND MYSTERIOUS COMMUNICATION.
  • CHAPTER XL. MISS PENDRAY'S SINGULAR ACCIDENT.
  • CHAPTER XLI. MYSTERIOUS SOUNDS ARE HEARD ISSUING OUT OF THE EARTH AT MIDNIGHT. THE CURIOUS COTTAGE ON THE HEATH.
  • CHAPTER XLII. THE POOR DUMB GIRL'S SUDDEN RESOLVE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.
  • CHAPTER XLIII. THE CONFESSION.
  • CHAPTER XLIV. MRS. BROWN ENJOYS ANOTHER CROOM O' CHAT WITH MRS. TRENOW, AND RECEIVES AN UNEXPECTED VISITOR.
  • CHAPTER XLV. AN AWFUL CATASTROPHE.
  • CHAPTER XLVI. THE DREADED INTERVIEW.
  • CHAPTER XLVII. MYSTERIES EXPLAINED.
  • CHAPTER XLVIII. A BRILLIANT CORNISH DIAMOND DISCOVERED AND PLACED IN A GOLDEN CASKET.
  • CHAPTER XLIX. THE WEDDING BELLS.
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