In Brief Authority
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In Brief Authority

By F. Anstey
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  • IN BRIEF AUTHORITY
  • AUTHOR OF "VICE VERSÂ," "A FALLEN IDOL," "THE PARIAH," "THE GIANT'S ROBE," "LYRE AND LANCET," "THE BRASS BOTTLE," "THE TALKING HORSE and Other Tales," "SALTED ALMONDS," ETC.
    • LONDON SMITH, ELDER & CO., 15 WATERLOO PLACE 1915
    • [All rights reserved]
    • Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh
    • To Peggy
  • AUTHOR'S NOTE
  • CONTENTS
  • IN BRIEF AUTHORITY
  • CHAPTER I
    • "THE SKIRTS OF HAPPY CHANCE"
  • CHAPTER II
    • RUSHING TO CONCLUSIONS
  • CHAPTER III
    • FINE FEATHERS
  • CHAPTER IV
    • CROWNED HEADS
  • CHAPTER V
    • DIGNITY UNDER DIFFICULTIES
  • CHAPTER VI
    • CARES OF STATE
  • CHAPTER VII
    • A GAME THEY DID NOT UNDERSTAND
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • "A STEED THAT KNOWS HIS RIDER"
  • CHAPTER IX
    • THE PLEASURES OF THE TABLE
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE BLONDE BEAST
  • CHAPTER XI
    • A WAY OUT
  • CHAPTER XII
    • UNWELCOME ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • WHAT THE PIGEON SAID
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • BAG AND BAGGAGE
  • CHAPTER XV
    • "RIVEN WITH VAIN ENDEAVOUR"
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • "A CLOUD THAT'S DRAGONISH"
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • THE REWARD OF VALOUR
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • A PREVIOUS ENGAGEMENT
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • SERVANTS OF THE QUEEN
  • CHAPTER XX
    • AT THE END OF HER TETHER
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • "WHOSE LIGHTS ARE FLED, WHOSE GARLANDS DEAD"
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • SQUARING ACCOUNTS
  • EPILOGUE
    • THE END
  • Works by F. Anstey
    • Salted Almonds. Second Impression. Crown 8vo. 6s.
    • The Talking Horse and other Tales.
    • The Giant's Robe.
    • The Pariah.
    • A Fallen Idol.
    • Lyre and Lancet. With 24 Full-page Illustrations.
    • Vice Versa; or, a Lesson to Fathers.
  • Also available from publisher
    • CONAN DOYLE'S NEW 'SHERLOCK HOLMES' STORY.
    • The Valley of Fear. With a Frontispiece.
    • Journeys with Jerry the Jarvey.
    • Oliver. By B. PAUL NEUMAN.
    • Author of 'The Greatness of Josiah Porlick,' 'Chignett Street,' &c.
    • Two Who Declined. By HERBERT TREMAINE.
    • Some Elderly People and their Young Friends.
    • Author of 'The Fortune of Christina McNab,' 'A Lame Dog's Diary,' &c.
    • The Pastor's Wife.
    • Spragge's Canyon.
    • Molly, My Heart's Delight.
    • The Ways of Miss Barbara.
    • A Green Englishman, and other Stories of Canada
    • A Freelance in Kashmir.
    • A Tale of the Great Anarchy.
    • They Who Question.
    • A Novel by a well-known writer published anonymously.
    • La Belle Alliance.
    • The House of the Foxes.
    • Two Sinners.
    • The Irish Nuns at Ypres: An Episode of the War.
    • Edited by R. BARRY O'BRIEN, Author of 'The Life of Charles Stewart Parnell,' &c. With an Introduction by JOHN REDMOND, M.P.
    • Paris Waits: 1914.
    • War and Lombard Street.
    • The Tollhouse.
    • The Spirit of England.
    • A Series of Papers written in 1914 and 1915.
    • Life of John Viriamu Jones.
    • The Minor Horrors of War.
    • The System of National Finance.
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