The Siege of the Seven Suitors
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The Siege of the Seven Suitors

By Meredith Nicholson
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Table of Contents
  • "Hezekiah"
  • THE SIEGE OF THE SEVEN SUITORS
    • I
      • MY FRIEND WIGGINS IS INTRODUCED
      • He continued chuckling to himself to attract my attention.
    • MY FRIEND WIGGINS IS INTRODUCED
    • He continued chuckling to himself to attract my attention.
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE BEGINNING OF MY ADVENTURE
      • "I beg your pardon, but this seems to be the seventh table."
    • THE BEGINNING OF MY ADVENTURE
    • "I beg your pardon, but this seems to be the seventh table."
    • III
      • I FALL INTO A BRIAR PATCH
      • She held the curtains apart.
      • This discussion between Cecilia Hollister and Hartley Wiggins.
    • I FALL INTO A BRIAR PATCH
    • She held the curtains apart.
    • This discussion between Cecilia Hollister and Hartley Wiggins.
    • IV
      • WE DINE IN THE GUN-ROOM
    • WE DINE IN THE GUN-ROOM
    • V
      • THE STRANGE BEHAVIOR OF A CHIMNEY
      • I seized the tongs and poker and began readjusting the logs.
    • THE STRANGE BEHAVIOR OF A CHIMNEY
    • I seized the tongs and poker and began readjusting the logs.
    • VI
      • I DELIVER A MESSAGE
      • She threw up her gun and blazed away with a practised hand.
      • As I drove into the entrance.
    • I DELIVER A MESSAGE
    • She threw up her gun and blazed away with a practised hand.
    • As I drove into the entrance.
    • VII
      • NINE SILK HATS CROSS A STILE
      • She emphasized it further by a peremptory wave of her arm.
    • NINE SILK HATS CROSS A STILE
    • She emphasized it further by a peremptory wave of her arm.
    • VIII
      • CECILIA'S SILVER NOTE-BOOK
    • CECILIA'S SILVER NOTE-BOOK
    • IX
      • I MEET A PLAYFUL GHOST
      • "Hit was one of 'is majesty's horfficers, sir," he answered hoarsely.
    • I MEET A PLAYFUL GHOST
    • "Hit was one of 'is majesty's horfficers, sir," he answered hoarsely.
    • X
      • MY BEFUDDLEMENT INCREASES
      • She stood at her ease, with one hand resting lightly against the inexplicable chimney.
    • MY BEFUDDLEMENT INCREASES
    • She stood at her ease, with one hand resting lightly against the inexplicable chimney.
    • XI
      • I PLAY TRUANT
      • On a stone by the roadside sat Lord Arrowood.
    • I PLAY TRUANT
    • On a stone by the roadside sat Lord Arrowood.
    • XII
      • THE RIDDLE OF THE SIBYL'S LEAVES
      • Her eyes met mine gravely.
    • THE RIDDLE OF THE SIBYL'S LEAVES
    • Her eyes met mine gravely.
    • XIII
      • I DISCOVER TWO GHOSTS
      • He held out for my observation a pie.
    • I DISCOVER TWO GHOSTS
    • He held out for my observation a pie.
    • XIV
      • LADY'S SLIPPER
      • Seated on a prodigious trunk frescoed with labels of a dozen foreign inns, I beheld Hezekiah!
    • LADY'S SLIPPER
    • Seated on a prodigious trunk frescoed with labels of a dozen foreign inns, I beheld Hezekiah!
    • XV
      • LOSS OF THE SILVER NOTE-BOOK
      • And I bent and kissed Miss Octavia's hand.
    • LOSS OF THE SILVER NOTE-BOOK
    • And I bent and kissed Miss Octavia's hand.
    • XVI
      • JACK O' LANTERN
      • The light of the lantern fell warmly upon Hezekiah's face.
    • JACK O' LANTERN
    • The light of the lantern fell warmly upon Hezekiah's face.
    • XVII
      • SEVEN GOLD REEDS
      • She put it to her lips and blew.
    • SEVEN GOLD REEDS
    • She put it to her lips and blew.
    • XVIII
      • TROUBLE AT THE PRESCOTT ARMS
      • With one sweep of her crop she brushed to the floor the three piles of cards.
    • TROUBLE AT THE PRESCOTT ARMS
    • With one sweep of her crop she brushed to the floor the three piles of cards.
    • XIX
      • THE GHOST OF ADONIRAM CALDWELL
      • Miss Octavia first lifted out the remnants of a military uniform that lay on top.
    • THE GHOST OF ADONIRAM CALDWELL
    • Miss Octavia first lifted out the remnants of a military uniform that lay on top.
    • XX
      • HEZEKIAH PARTITIONS THE KINGDOM
      • I espied a woman riding rapidly toward me.
    • HEZEKIAH PARTITIONS THE KINGDOM
    • I espied a woman riding rapidly toward me.
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