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The Amateur Gentleman

By Jeffery Farnol
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  • THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN
  • TO MY FATHER WHO HAS EVER CHOSEN THE "HARDER WAY," WHICH IS A PATH THAT CAN BE TRODDEN ONLY BY THE FOOT OF A MAN
    • CONTENTS
      • CHAPTER
    • CHAPTER
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I
    • IN WHICH BABNABAS KNOCKS DOWN HIS FATHER, THOUGH AS DUTIFULLY AS MAY BE
    • CHAPTER II
      • IN WHICH IS MUCH UNPLEASING MATTER REGARDING SILK PURSES, SOWS' EARS, MEN, AND GENTLEMEN
    • IN WHICH IS MUCH UNPLEASING MATTER REGARDING SILK PURSES, SOWS' EARS, MEN, AND GENTLEMEN
    • CHAPTER III
      • HOW BARNABAS SET OUT FOR LONDON TOWN
    • HOW BARNABAS SET OUT FOR LONDON TOWN
    • CHAPTER IV
      • HOW BARNABAS FELL IN WITH A PEDLER OF BOOKS, AND PURCHASED A "PRICELESS WOLLUM"
    • HOW BARNABAS FELL IN WITH A PEDLER OF BOOKS, AND PURCHASED A "PRICELESS WOLLUM"
    • CHAPTER V
      • IN WHICH THE HISTORIAN SEES FIT TO INTRODUCE A LADY OF QUALITY; AND FURTHER NARRATES HOW BARNABAS TORE A WONDERFUL BOTTLE-GREEN COAT
    • IN WHICH THE HISTORIAN SEES FIT TO INTRODUCE A LADY OF QUALITY; AND FURTHER NARRATES HOW BARNABAS TORE A WONDERFUL BOTTLE-GREEN COAT
    • CHAPTER VI
      • OF THE BEWITCHMENT OF BLACK EYELASHES; AND OF A FATEFUL LACE HANDKERCHIEF
    • OF THE BEWITCHMENT OF BLACK EYELASHES; AND OF A FATEFUL LACE HANDKERCHIEF
    • CHAPTER VII
      • IN WHICH MAY BE FOUND DIVERS RULES AND MAXIMS FOR THE ART OF BOWING
    • IN WHICH MAY BE FOUND DIVERS RULES AND MAXIMS FOR THE ART OF BOWING
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • CONCERNING THE CAPTAIN'S ARM, THE BOSUN'S LEG, AND THE "BELISARIUS," SEVENTY-FOUR
    • CONCERNING THE CAPTAIN'S ARM, THE BOSUN'S LEG, AND THE "BELISARIUS," SEVENTY-FOUR
    • CHAPTER IX
      • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF, AMONG OTHER MATTERS, WITH THE VIRTUES OF A PAIR OF STOCKS AND THE PERVERSITY OF FATHERS
    • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF, AMONG OTHER MATTERS, WITH THE VIRTUES OF A PAIR OF STOCKS AND THE PERVERSITY OF FATHERS
    • CHAPTER X
      • WHICH DESCRIBES A PERIPATETIC CONVERSATION
    • WHICH DESCRIBES A PERIPATETIC CONVERSATION
    • CHAPTER XI
      • IN WHICH FISTS ARE CLENCHED; AND OF A SELFISH MAN, WHO WAS AN APOSTLE OF PEACE
    • IN WHICH FISTS ARE CLENCHED; AND OF A SELFISH MAN, WHO WAS AN APOSTLE OF PEACE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • OF THE STRANGER'S TALE, WHICH, BEING SHORT, MAY PERHAPS MEET WITH THE READER'S KIND APPROBATION.
    • OF THE STRANGER'S TALE, WHICH, BEING SHORT, MAY PERHAPS MEET WITH THE READER'S KIND APPROBATION.
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A CONFESSION
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A CONFESSION
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • CONCERNING THE BUTTONS OF ONE MILO OF CROTONA
    • CONCERNING THE BUTTONS OF ONE MILO OF CROTONA
    • CHAPTER XV
      • IN WHICH THE PATIENT READER MAY LEARN SOMETHING OF THE GENTLEMAN IN THE JAUNTY HAT
    • IN WHICH THE PATIENT READER MAY LEARN SOMETHING OF THE GENTLEMAN IN THE JAUNTY HAT
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS ENGAGES ONE WITHOUT A CHARACTER
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS ENGAGES ONE WITHOUT A CHARACTER
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS PARTS COMPANY WITH THE PERSON OF QUALITY
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS PARTS COMPANY WITH THE PERSON OF QUALITY
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • HOW BARNABAS CAME TO OAKSHOTT'S BARN
    • HOW BARNABAS CAME TO OAKSHOTT'S BARN
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS TALKS WITH MY LADY CLEONE FOR THE SECOND TIME
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS TALKS WITH MY LADY CLEONE FOR THE SECOND TIME
    • CHAPTER XX
      • OF THE PROPHECY OF ONE BILLY BUTTON, A MADMAN
    • OF THE PROPHECY OF ONE BILLY BUTTON, A MADMAN
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS UNDERTAKES A MISSION
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS UNDERTAKES A MISSION
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • IN WHICH THE READER IS INTRODUCED TO AN ANCIENT FINGER-POST
    • IN WHICH THE READER IS INTRODUCED TO AN ANCIENT FINGER-POST
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • HOW BARNABAS SAVED HIS LIFE—BECAUSE HE WAS AFRAID
    • HOW BARNABAS SAVED HIS LIFE—BECAUSE HE WAS AFRAID
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • WHICH RELATES SOMETHING OF THE "WHITE LION" AT TENTERDEN
    • WHICH RELATES SOMETHING OF THE "WHITE LION" AT TENTERDEN
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • OF THE COACHMAN'S STORY
    • OF THE COACHMAN'S STORY
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF A VALET—AND A MAN
    • CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF A VALET—AND A MAN
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • HOW BARNABAS BOUGHT AN UNRIDABLE HORSE—AND RODE IT
    • HOW BARNABAS BOUGHT AN UNRIDABLE HORSE—AND RODE IT
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • CONCERNING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE LEGS OF A GENTLEMAN-IN-POWDER
    • CONCERNING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE LEGS OF A GENTLEMAN-IN-POWDER
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • WHICH DESCRIBES SOMETHING OF THE MISFORTUNES OF RONALD BARRYMAINE
    • WHICH DESCRIBES SOMETHING OF THE MISFORTUNES OF RONALD BARRYMAINE
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • IN WHICH RONALD BARRYMAINE MAKES HIS CHOICE
    • IN WHICH RONALD BARRYMAINE MAKES HIS CHOICE
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • WHICH DESCRIBES SOME OF THE EVILS OF VINDICTIVENESS
    • WHICH DESCRIBES SOME OF THE EVILS OF VINDICTIVENESS
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • OF CORPORAL RICHARD ROE, LATE OF THE GRENADIERS; AND FURTHER CONCERNING MR. SHRIG'S LITTLE READER
    • OF CORPORAL RICHARD ROE, LATE OF THE GRENADIERS; AND FURTHER CONCERNING MR. SHRIG'S LITTLE READER
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • CONCERNING THE DUTY OF FATHERS; MORE ESPECIALLY THE VISCOUNT'S "ROMAN"
    • CONCERNING THE DUTY OF FATHERS; MORE ESPECIALLY THE VISCOUNT'S "ROMAN"
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • OF THE LUCK OF CAPTAIN SLINGSBY, OF THE GUARDS
    • OF THE LUCK OF CAPTAIN SLINGSBY, OF THE GUARDS
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • HOW BARNABAS MET JASPER GAUNT, AND WHAT CAME OF IT
    • HOW BARNABAS MET JASPER GAUNT, AND WHAT CAME OF IT
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • OF AN ETHICAL DISCUSSION, WHICH THE READER IS ADVISED TO SKIP
    • OF AN ETHICAL DISCUSSION, WHICH THE READER IS ADVISED TO SKIP
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • IN WHICH THE BO'SUN DISCOURSES ON LOVE AND ITS SYMPTOMS
    • IN WHICH THE BO'SUN DISCOURSES ON LOVE AND ITS SYMPTOMS
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII
      • HOW BARNABAS CLIMBED A WALL
    • HOW BARNABAS CLIMBED A WALL
    • CHAPTER XXXIX
      • IN WHICH THE PATIENT READER IS INTRODUCED TO AN ALMOST HUMAN DUCHESS
    • IN WHICH THE PATIENT READER IS INTRODUCED TO AN ALMOST HUMAN DUCHESS
    • CHAPTER XL
      • WHICH RELATES SUNDRY HAPPENINGS AT THE GARDEN FÊTE
    • WHICH RELATES SUNDRY HAPPENINGS AT THE GARDEN FÊTE
    • CHAPTER XLI
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A SURPRISING DISCOVERY, THAT MAY NOT SURPRISE THE READER IN THE LEAST
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A SURPRISING DISCOVERY, THAT MAY NOT SURPRISE THE READER IN THE LEAST
    • CHAPTER XLII
      • IN WHICH SHALL BE FOUND FURTHER MENTION OF A FINGER-POST
    • IN WHICH SHALL BE FOUND FURTHER MENTION OF A FINGER-POST
    • CHAPTER XLIII
      • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A BET, AND RECEIVES A WARNING
    • IN WHICH BARNABAS MAKES A BET, AND RECEIVES A WARNING
    • CHAPTER XLIV
      • OF THE TRIBULATIONS OF THE LEGS OF THE GENTLEMAN-IN-POWDER
    • OF THE TRIBULATIONS OF THE LEGS OF THE GENTLEMAN-IN-POWDER
    • CHAPTER XLV
      • HOW BARNABAS SOUGHT COUNSEL OF THE DUCHESS "BO'SUN?"
        • TO HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF CAMBERHURST.
      • TO HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF CAMBERHURST.
    • HOW BARNABAS SOUGHT COUNSEL OF THE DUCHESS "BO'SUN?"
      • TO HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF CAMBERHURST.
    • TO HER GRACE THE DUCHESS OF CAMBERHURST.
    • CHAPTER XLVI
      • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF WITH SMALL THINGS IN GENERAL, AND A PEBBLE IN PARTICULAR
    • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF WITH SMALL THINGS IN GENERAL, AND A PEBBLE IN PARTICULAR
    • CHAPTER XLVII
      • HOW BARNABAS FOUND HIS MANHOOD
    • HOW BARNABAS FOUND HIS MANHOOD
    • CHAPTER XLVIII
      • IN WHICH "THE TERROR," HITHERTO KNOWN AS "FOUR-LEGS," JUSTIFIES HIS NEW NAME
    • IN WHICH "THE TERROR," HITHERTO KNOWN AS "FOUR-LEGS," JUSTIFIES HIS NEW NAME
    • CHAPTER XLIX
      • WHICH, BEING SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT, IS CONSEQUENTLY SHORT
    • WHICH, BEING SOMEWHAT IMPORTANT, IS CONSEQUENTLY SHORT
    • CHAPTER L
      • IN WHICH RONALD BARRYMAINE SPEAKS HIS MIND
    • IN WHICH RONALD BARRYMAINE SPEAKS HIS MIND
    • CHAPTER LI
      • WHICH TELLS HOW AND WHY MR. SHRIG'S CASE WAS SPOILED
    • WHICH TELLS HOW AND WHY MR. SHRIG'S CASE WAS SPOILED
    • CHAPTER LII
      • OF A BREAKFAST, A ROMAN PARENT, AND A KISS
    • OF A BREAKFAST, A ROMAN PARENT, AND A KISS
    • CHAPTER LIII
      • IN WHICH SHALL BE FOUND SOME ACCOUNT OF THE GENTLEMAN'S STEEPLECHASE
    • IN WHICH SHALL BE FOUND SOME ACCOUNT OF THE GENTLEMAN'S STEEPLECHASE
    • CHAPTER LIV
      • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF CHIEFLY WITH A LETTER
    • WHICH CONCERNS ITSELF CHIEFLY WITH A LETTER
    • CHAPTER LV
      • WHICH NARRATES SUNDRY HAPPENINGS AT OAKSHOTT'S BARN
    • WHICH NARRATES SUNDRY HAPPENINGS AT OAKSHOTT'S BARN
    • CHAPTER LVI
      • OF THE GATHERING OF THE SHADOWS
    • OF THE GATHERING OF THE SHADOWS
    • CHAPTER LVII
      • BEING A PARENTHETICAL CHAPTER ON DOUBT, WHICH, THOUGH UNINTERESTING, IS VERY SHORT
    • BEING A PARENTHETICAL CHAPTER ON DOUBT, WHICH, THOUGH UNINTERESTING, IS VERY SHORT
    • CHAPTER LVIII
      • HOW VISCOUNT DEVENHAM FOUND HIM A VISCOUNTESS
    • HOW VISCOUNT DEVENHAM FOUND HIM A VISCOUNTESS
    • CHAPTER LIX
      • WHICH RELATES, AMONG OTHER THINGS, HOW BARNABAS LOST HIS HAT
    • WHICH RELATES, AMONG OTHER THINGS, HOW BARNABAS LOST HIS HAT
    • CHAPTER LX
      • WHICH TELLS OF A RECONCILIATION
    • WHICH TELLS OF A RECONCILIATION
    • CHAPTER LXI
      • HOW BARNABAS WENT TO HIS TRIUMPH
    • HOW BARNABAS WENT TO HIS TRIUMPH
    • CHAPTER LXII
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS TRIUMPHED IN SPITE OF ALL
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS TRIUMPHED IN SPITE OF ALL
    • CHAPTER LXIII
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS HEARD THE TICKING OF A CLOCK
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS HEARD THE TICKING OF A CLOCK
    • CHAPTER LXIV
      • WHICH SHOWS SOMETHING OF THE HORRORS OF REMORSE
    • WHICH SHOWS SOMETHING OF THE HORRORS OF REMORSE
    • CHAPTER LXV
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS DISCHARGED HIS VALET
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS DISCHARGED HIS VALET
    • CHAPTER LXVI
      • OF CERTAIN CON-CLUSIONS DRAWN BY MR. SHRIG
    • OF CERTAIN CON-CLUSIONS DRAWN BY MR. SHRIG
    • CHAPTER LXVII
      • WHICH GIVES SOME ACCOUNT OF THE WORST PLACE IN THE WORLD
    • WHICH GIVES SOME ACCOUNT OF THE WORST PLACE IN THE WORLD
    • CHAPTER LXVIII
      • CONCERNING THE IDENTITY OF MR. BIMBY'S GUEST
    • CONCERNING THE IDENTITY OF MR. BIMBY'S GUEST
    • CHAPTER LXIX
      • HOW BARNABAS LED A HUE AND CRY
    • HOW BARNABAS LED A HUE AND CRY
    • CHAPTER LXX
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS RODE ANOTHER RACE
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS RODE ANOTHER RACE
    • CHAPTER LXXI
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS, IN HIS FOLLY, CHOSE THE HARDER COURSE
    • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS, IN HIS FOLLY, CHOSE THE HARDER COURSE
    • CHAPTER LXXII
      • HOW RONALD BARREYMAINE SQUARED HIS ACCOUNT
    • HOW RONALD BARREYMAINE SQUARED HIS ACCOUNT
    • CHAPTER LXXIII
      • WHICH RECOUNTS THREE AWAKENINGS
      • II
      • III
    • WHICH RECOUNTS THREE AWAKENINGS
    • II
    • III
    • CHAPTER LXXIV
      • HOW THE DUCHESS MADE UP HER MIND, AND BARNABAS DID THE LIKE
    • HOW THE DUCHESS MADE UP HER MIND, AND BARNABAS DID THE LIKE
    • CHAPTER LXXV
      • WHICH TELLS WHY BARNABAS FORGOT HIS BREAKFAST
    • WHICH TELLS WHY BARNABAS FORGOT HIS BREAKFAST
    • CHAPTER LXXVI
      • HOW THE VISCOUNT PROPOSED A TOAST
    • HOW THE VISCOUNT PROPOSED A TOAST
    • CHAPTER LXXVII
      • HOW BARNABAS RODE HOMEWARDS, AND TOOK COUNSEL OF A PEDLER OF BOOKS
        • THE HEARTY FELLOW:
      • THE HEARTY FELLOW:
    • HOW BARNABAS RODE HOMEWARDS, AND TOOK COUNSEL OF A PEDLER OF BOOKS
      • THE HEARTY FELLOW:
    • THE HEARTY FELLOW:
    • CHAPTER LXXVIII
      • WHICH TELLS HOW BARNABAS CAME HOME AGAIN, AND HOW HE AWOKE FOR THE FOURTH TIME
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