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The Law and the Lady

By Wilkie Collins
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  • THE LAW AND THE LADY
    • NOTE:
      • ADDRESSED TO THE READER.
    • ADDRESSED TO THE READER.
  • THE LAW AND THE LADY.
    • PART I. PARADISE LOST.
    • CHAPTER I. THE BRIDE'S MISTAKE.
    • CHAPTER II. THE BRIDE'S THOUGHTS.
    • CHAPTER III. RAMSGATE SANDS.
    • CHAPTER IV. ON THE WAY HOME.
    • CHAPTER V. THE LANDLADY'S DISCOVERY.
    • CHAPTER VI. MY OWN DISCOVERY.
    • CHAPTER VII. ON THE WAY TO THE MAJOR.
      • "YES," said Benjamin. "It is a coincidence certainly. Still—"
    • "YES," said Benjamin. "It is a coincidence certainly. Still—"
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE FRIEND OF THE WOMEN.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE DEFEAT OF THE MAJOR.
    • CHAPTER X. THE SEARCH.
    • CHAPTER XI. THE RETURN TO LIFE.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE SCOTCH VERDICT.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE MAN'S DECISION.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE WOMAN'S ANSWER.
    • PART II. PARADISE REGAINED.
    • CHAPTER XV. THE STORY OF THE TRIAL. THE PRELIMINARIES.
    • CHAPTER XVI. FIRST QUESTION—DID THE WOMAN DIE POISONED?
    • CHAPTER XVII. SECOND QUESTION—WHO POISONED HER?
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THIRD QUESTION—WHAT WAS HIS MOTIVE?
    • CHAPTER XIX. THE EVIDENCE FOR THE DEFENSE.
    • CHAPTER XX. THE END OF THE TRIAL.
    • CHAPTER XXI. I SEE MY WAY.
    • CHAPTER XXII. THE MAJOR MAKES DIFFICULTIES.
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • MY MOTHER-IN-LAW SURPRISES ME.
    • MY MOTHER-IN-LAW SURPRISES ME.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. MISERRIMUS DEXTER—FIRST VIEW.
    • CHAPTER XXV. MISERRIMUS DEXTER—SECOND VIEW
    • CHAPTER XXVI. MORE OF MY OBSTINACY.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. MR. DEXTER AT HOME.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. IN THE DARK.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. IN THE LIGHT.
    • CHAPTER XXX. THE INDICTMENT OF MRS. BEAULY.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. THE DEFENSE OF MRS. BEAULY.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. A SPECIMEN OF MY WISDOM.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. A SPECIMEN OF MY FOLLY.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. GLENINCH.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. MR. PLAYMORE'S PROPHECY.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. ARIEL.
      • I PASSED a sleepless night.
    • I PASSED a sleepless night.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. AT THE BEDSIDE.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. ON THE JOURNEY BACK.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. ON THE WAY TO DEXTER.
    • CHAPTER XL. NEMESIS AT LAST.
    • CHAPTER XLI. MR. PLAYMORE IN A NEW CHARACTER.
    • CHAPTER XLII. MORE SURPRISES.
      • The same evening I received my "abstract" by the hands of a clerk.
    • The same evening I received my "abstract" by the hands of a clerk.
    • CHAPTER XLIII. AT LAST!
    • CHAPTER XLIV. OUR NEW HONEYMOON.
    • CHAPTER XLV. THE DUST-HEAP DISTURBED.
    • CHAPTER XLVI. THE CRISIS DEFERRED.
    • CHAPTER XLVII. THE WIFE'S CONFESSION.
      • "GLENINCH, October 19, 18—.
    • "GLENINCH, October 19, 18—.
    • CHAPTER XLVIII. WHAT ELSE COULD I DO?
    • CHAPTER XLIX. PAST AND FUTURE.
    • CHAPTER L.
      • THE LAST OF THE STORY.
    • THE LAST OF THE STORY.
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