The Lancashire Witches A Romance of Pendle Forest
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The Lancashire Witches A Romance of Pendle Forest

By William Harrison Ainsworth
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  • THE LANCASHIRE WITCHES.
  • A Romance of Pendle Forest.
    • By
  • William Harrison Ainsworth, Esq.
    • Third Edition.
    • Illustrated by John Gilbert.
    • London: George Routledge & Co., Farringdon Street. 1854.
    • To James Crossley, Esq., (of Manchester,)
    • President of the Chetham Society, And the Learned Editor Of "The Discoverie of Witches in the County of Lancaster,"—
    • The groundwork of the following pages,— This Romance, undertaken at his suggestion, is inscribed by his old, and sincerely attached friend, The Author.
  • CONTENTS.
    • INTRODUCTION.
      • The Last Abbot of Whalley
    • The Last Abbot of Whalley
    • BOOK THE FIRST.
      • Alizon Device
    • Alizon Device
    • BOOK THE SECOND.
      • Pendle Forest
    • Pendle Forest
    • BOOK THE THIRD.
      • Hoghton Tower
    • Hoghton Tower
    • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • The Last Abbot of Whalley.
  • CHAPTER I.—THE BEACON ON PENDLE HILL.
  • CHAPTER II.—THE ERUPTION.
  • CHAPTER III.—WHALLEY ABBEY.
  • CHAPTER IV.—THE MALEDICTION.
  • CHAPTER V.—THE MIDNIGHT MASS.
  • CHAPTER VI.—TETER ET FORTIS CARCER.
  • CHAPTER VII.—THE ABBEY MILL.
  • CHAPTER VIII.—THE EXECUTIONER.
  • CHAPTER IX.—WISWALL HALL.
  • CHAPTER X.—THE HOLEHOUSES.
    • END OF THE INTRODUCTION.
  • BOOK THE FIRST.
    • Alizon Device.
  • CHAPTER I.—THE MAY QUEEN.
  • CHAPTER II.—THE BLACK CAT AND THE WHITE DOVE.
  • CHAPTER III.—THE ASSHETONS.
  • CHAPTER IV.—ALICE NUTTER.
  • CHAPTER V.—MOTHER CHATTOX.
  • CHAPTER VI.—THE ORDEAL BY SWIMMING.
  • CHAPTER VII.—THE RUINED CONVENTUAL CHURCH.
  • CHAPTER VIII.—THE REVELATION.
  • CHAPTER IX.—THE TWO PORTRAITS IN THE BANQUETING-HALL.
  • CHAPTER X.—THE NOCTURNAL MEETING.
    • END OF THE FIRST BOOK.
  • BOOK THE SECOND.
    • Pendle Forest.
  • CHAPTER I.—FLINT.
  • CHAPTER II.—READ HALL.
  • CHAPTER III.—THE BOGGART'S GLEN.
  • CHAPTER IV.—THE REEVE OF THE FOREST.
  • CHAPTER V.—BESS'S O' TH' BOOTH.
  • CHAPTER VI.—THE TEMPTATION.
    • The Legend of Malkin Tower.
  • CHAPTER VII.—THE PERAMBULATION OF THE BOUNDARIES.
  • CHAPTER VIII—ROUGH LEE.
  • CHAPTER IX.—HOW ROUGH LEE WAS DEFENDED BY NICHOLAS.
  • CHAPTER X.—ROGER NOWELL AND HIS DOUBLE.
  • CHAPTER XI.—MOTHER DEMDIKE.
  • CHAPTER XII.—THE MYSTERIES OF MALKIN TOWER.
  • CHAPTER XIII.—THE TWO FAMILIARS.
  • CHAPTER XIV.—HOW ROUGH LEE WAS AGAIN BESIEGED.
  • CHAPTER XV.—THE PHANTOM MONK.
  • CHAPTER XVI.—ONE O'CLOCK!
  • CHAPTER XVII.—HOW THE BEACON FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED.
    • END OF THE SECOND BOOK.
  • BOOK THE THIRD.
    • Hoghton Tower
  • CHAPTER I.—DOWNHAM MANOR-HOUSE.
  • CHAPTER II.—THE PENITENT'S RETREAT.
  • CHAPTER III.—MIDDLETON HALL.
  • CHAPTER IV.—THE GORGE OF CLIVIGER.
  • CHAPTER V.—THE END OF MALKIN TOWER.
  • CHAPTER VI.—HOGHTON TOWER
  • CHAPTER VII.—THE ROYAL DECLARATION CONCERNING LAWFUL SPORTS ON THE SUNDAY.
  • CHAPTER VIII—HOW KING JAMES HUNTED THE HART AND THE WILD-BOAR IN HOGHTON PARK.
  • CHAPTER IX.—THE BANQUET.
  • CHAPTER X.—EVENING ENTERTAINMENTS.
  • CHAPTER XI.—FATALITY.
  • CHAPTER XII.—THE LAST HOUR.
  • CHAPTER XIII.—THE MASQUE OF DEATH.
  • CHAPTER XIV.—"ONE GRAVE."
  • CHAPTER XV.—LANCASTER CASTLE.
    • THE END.
  • FOOTNOTES
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