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  • THE WORLD'S
  • GREATEST
  • BOOKS
    • JOINT EDITORS
      • ARTHUR MEE
        • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • J.A. HAMMERTON
        • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
      • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
      • VOL. VI
      • FICTION
        • Copyright, MCMX
      • Copyright, MCMX
    • ARTHUR MEE
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • J.A. HAMMERTON
      • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
    • Editor of Harmsworth's Universal Encyclopaedia
    • VOL. VI
    • FICTION
      • Copyright, MCMX
    • Copyright, MCMX
    • Table of Contents
      • Acknowledgment
    • Acknowledgment
    • SHERIDAN LE FANU
      • Uncle Silas
        • I.--Death, the Intruder
        • II.--The Sorceries of Bartram-Haugh
        • III.--A Night of Terror
        • IV.--The Open Door
      • I.--Death, the Intruder
      • II.--The Sorceries of Bartram-Haugh
      • III.--A Night of Terror
      • IV.--The Open Door
    • Uncle Silas
      • I.--Death, the Intruder
      • II.--The Sorceries of Bartram-Haugh
      • III.--A Night of Terror
      • IV.--The Open Door
    • I.--Death, the Intruder
    • II.--The Sorceries of Bartram-Haugh
    • III.--A Night of Terror
    • IV.--The Open Door
    • RENÉ LE SAGE
      • Gil Blas
        • I.--I Start on my Travels
        • II.--In Male Attire
        • III.--Old Acquaintances
      • I.--I Start on my Travels
      • II.--In Male Attire
      • III.--Old Acquaintances
    • Gil Blas
      • I.--I Start on my Travels
      • II.--In Male Attire
      • III.--Old Acquaintances
    • I.--I Start on my Travels
    • II.--In Male Attire
    • III.--Old Acquaintances
    • CHARLES LEVER
      • Charles O'Malley
        • I.--O'Malley of O'Malley Castle
        • II.--I Join the Dragoons
        • III.--I Smell Gunpowder
        • IV.--Shipwrecked Hopes
        • V.--A Desolate Hearth
      • I.--O'Malley of O'Malley Castle
      • II.--I Join the Dragoons
      • III.--I Smell Gunpowder
      • IV.--Shipwrecked Hopes
      • V.--A Desolate Hearth
      • Tom Burke of "Ours"
        • I.--The Boy Rebel
        • II.--A Blow for the Emperor
        • III.--Broken Dreams
        • IV.--The Call of the Sword
      • I.--The Boy Rebel
      • II.--A Blow for the Emperor
      • III.--Broken Dreams
      • IV.--The Call of the Sword
    • Charles O'Malley
      • I.--O'Malley of O'Malley Castle
      • II.--I Join the Dragoons
      • III.--I Smell Gunpowder
      • IV.--Shipwrecked Hopes
      • V.--A Desolate Hearth
    • I.--O'Malley of O'Malley Castle
    • II.--I Join the Dragoons
    • III.--I Smell Gunpowder
    • IV.--Shipwrecked Hopes
    • V.--A Desolate Hearth
    • Tom Burke of "Ours"
      • I.--The Boy Rebel
      • II.--A Blow for the Emperor
      • III.--Broken Dreams
      • IV.--The Call of the Sword
    • I.--The Boy Rebel
    • II.--A Blow for the Emperor
    • III.--Broken Dreams
    • IV.--The Call of the Sword
    • M.G. LEWIS
      • Ambrosio, or the Monk
        • I.--The Recluse
        • II.--The Abbot's Infatuation
        • III.--Unavailing Remorse
        • IV.--A Living Death
        • V.--Lucifer
      • I.--The Recluse
      • II.--The Abbot's Infatuation
      • III.--Unavailing Remorse
      • IV.--A Living Death
      • V.--Lucifer
    • Ambrosio, or the Monk
      • I.--The Recluse
      • II.--The Abbot's Infatuation
      • III.--Unavailing Remorse
      • IV.--A Living Death
      • V.--Lucifer
    • I.--The Recluse
    • II.--The Abbot's Infatuation
    • III.--Unavailing Remorse
    • IV.--A Living Death
    • V.--Lucifer
    • ELIZA LYNN LINTON
      • Joshua Davidson
        • I.--A Cornish Christ
        • II.--Faith That Moveth Mountains
        • III.--Is Christ's Way Livable?
        • IV.--The Pathway of Martyrdom
      • I.--A Cornish Christ
      • II.--Faith That Moveth Mountains
      • III.--Is Christ's Way Livable?
      • IV.--The Pathway of Martyrdom
    • Joshua Davidson
      • I.--A Cornish Christ
      • II.--Faith That Moveth Mountains
      • III.--Is Christ's Way Livable?
      • IV.--The Pathway of Martyrdom
    • I.--A Cornish Christ
    • II.--Faith That Moveth Mountains
    • III.--Is Christ's Way Livable?
    • IV.--The Pathway of Martyrdom
    • SAMUEL LOVER
      • Handy Andy
        • I.--The Squire Gets a Surprise
        • II.--O'Grady Gets a Blister
        • III.--Andy Gets Married
        • IV.--Andy Gets Married Again
        • V.--Andy Gets Married a Third Time
      • I.--The Squire Gets a Surprise
      • II.--O'Grady Gets a Blister
      • III.--Andy Gets Married
      • IV.--Andy Gets Married Again
      • V.--Andy Gets Married a Third Time
    • Handy Andy
      • I.--The Squire Gets a Surprise
      • II.--O'Grady Gets a Blister
      • III.--Andy Gets Married
      • IV.--Andy Gets Married Again
      • V.--Andy Gets Married a Third Time
    • I.--The Squire Gets a Surprise
    • II.--O'Grady Gets a Blister
    • III.--Andy Gets Married
    • IV.--Andy Gets Married Again
    • V.--Andy Gets Married a Third Time
    • EDWARD BULWER LYTTON
      • Eugene Aram
        • I.--At the Sign of the Spotted Dog
        • II.--The Squire's Guest
        • III.--The Old Riding-Whip
        • IV.--Hush-Money
        • V.--Human Bones
        • VI.--"I Murdered my Own Life"
      • I.--At the Sign of the Spotted Dog
      • II.--The Squire's Guest
      • III.--The Old Riding-Whip
      • IV.--Hush-Money
      • V.--Human Bones
      • VI.--"I Murdered my Own Life"
      • The Last Days of Pompeii
        • I.--The Athenian's Love Story
        • II.--Arbaces, the Egyptian
        • III.--The Love Philtre
        • IV.--The Day of Ghastly Night
      • I.--The Athenian's Love Story
      • II.--Arbaces, the Egyptian
      • III.--The Love Philtre
      • IV.--The Day of Ghastly Night
      • The Last of the Barons
        • I.--Warwick's Mission to France
        • II.--A Dishonoured Embassy
        • III.--The Scholar and his Daughter
        • IV.--The Return of the King-Maker
      • I.--Warwick's Mission to France
      • II.--A Dishonoured Embassy
      • III.--The Scholar and his Daughter
      • IV.--The Return of the King-Maker
    • Eugene Aram
      • I.--At the Sign of the Spotted Dog
      • II.--The Squire's Guest
      • III.--The Old Riding-Whip
      • IV.--Hush-Money
      • V.--Human Bones
      • VI.--"I Murdered my Own Life"
    • I.--At the Sign of the Spotted Dog
    • II.--The Squire's Guest
    • III.--The Old Riding-Whip
    • IV.--Hush-Money
    • V.--Human Bones
    • VI.--"I Murdered my Own Life"
    • The Last Days of Pompeii
      • I.--The Athenian's Love Story
      • II.--Arbaces, the Egyptian
      • III.--The Love Philtre
      • IV.--The Day of Ghastly Night
    • I.--The Athenian's Love Story
    • II.--Arbaces, the Egyptian
    • III.--The Love Philtre
    • IV.--The Day of Ghastly Night
    • The Last of the Barons
      • I.--Warwick's Mission to France
      • II.--A Dishonoured Embassy
      • III.--The Scholar and his Daughter
      • IV.--The Return of the King-Maker
    • I.--Warwick's Mission to France
    • II.--A Dishonoured Embassy
    • III.--The Scholar and his Daughter
    • IV.--The Return of the King-Maker
    • HENRY MACKENZIE
      • The Man of Feeling
        • I.--A Whimsical History
        • II.--The Man of Feeling in Love
        • III.--Harley's Success with the Baronet
        • IV.--He Meets an Old Acquaintance
        • V.--The Man of Feeling is Jealous
        • VI.--He Sees Miss Walton and is Happy
      • I.--A Whimsical History
      • II.--The Man of Feeling in Love
      • III.--Harley's Success with the Baronet
      • IV.--He Meets an Old Acquaintance
      • V.--The Man of Feeling is Jealous
      • VI.--He Sees Miss Walton and is Happy
    • The Man of Feeling
      • I.--A Whimsical History
      • II.--The Man of Feeling in Love
      • III.--Harley's Success with the Baronet
      • IV.--He Meets an Old Acquaintance
      • V.--The Man of Feeling is Jealous
      • VI.--He Sees Miss Walton and is Happy
    • I.--A Whimsical History
    • II.--The Man of Feeling in Love
    • III.--Harley's Success with the Baronet
    • IV.--He Meets an Old Acquaintance
    • V.--The Man of Feeling is Jealous
    • VI.--He Sees Miss Walton and is Happy
    • XAVIER DE MAISTRE
      • A Journey Round My Room
        • I.--My Great Discovery
        • II.--My Armchair and my Bed
        • III.--The Beast
        • IV.--A Great Picture
        • V.--In Prison Again
      • I.--My Great Discovery
      • II.--My Armchair and my Bed
      • III.--The Beast
      • IV.--A Great Picture
      • V.--In Prison Again
    • A Journey Round My Room
      • I.--My Great Discovery
      • II.--My Armchair and my Bed
      • III.--The Beast
      • IV.--A Great Picture
      • V.--In Prison Again
    • I.--My Great Discovery
    • II.--My Armchair and my Bed
    • III.--The Beast
    • IV.--A Great Picture
    • V.--In Prison Again
    • SIR THOMAS MALORY
      • Morte d'Arthur
        • I.--The Coming of Arthur
        • II.--The Marriage of Arthur
        • III.--Sir Launcelot and the King
        • IV.--The Passing of Arthur
      • I.--The Coming of Arthur
      • II.--The Marriage of Arthur
      • III.--Sir Launcelot and the King
      • IV.--The Passing of Arthur
    • Morte d'Arthur
      • I.--The Coming of Arthur
      • II.--The Marriage of Arthur
      • III.--Sir Launcelot and the King
      • IV.--The Passing of Arthur
    • I.--The Coming of Arthur
    • II.--The Marriage of Arthur
    • III.--Sir Launcelot and the King
    • IV.--The Passing of Arthur
    • ANNE MANNING
      • The Household of Sir Thomas More
        • I.--Of the Writing of My Libellus
        • II.--Father Goeth to the Court
        • III.--The Great Seal is Resigned
        • IV.--The Worst is Done
      • I.--Of the Writing of My Libellus
      • II.--Father Goeth to the Court
      • III.--The Great Seal is Resigned
      • IV.--The Worst is Done
    • The Household of Sir Thomas More
      • I.--Of the Writing of My Libellus
      • II.--Father Goeth to the Court
      • III.--The Great Seal is Resigned
      • IV.--The Worst is Done
    • I.--Of the Writing of My Libellus
    • II.--Father Goeth to the Court
    • III.--The Great Seal is Resigned
    • IV.--The Worst is Done
    • ALESSANDRO MANZONI
      • The Betrothed
        • I.--The Schemes of Don Rodrigo
        • II.--The Riot of the Hungry
        • III.--The Unnamed's Penitence
        • IV.--In a Lazzeretto
      • I.--The Schemes of Don Rodrigo
      • II.--The Riot of the Hungry
      • III.--The Unnamed's Penitence
      • IV.--In a Lazzeretto
    • The Betrothed
      • I.--The Schemes of Don Rodrigo
      • II.--The Riot of the Hungry
      • III.--The Unnamed's Penitence
      • IV.--In a Lazzeretto
    • I.--The Schemes of Don Rodrigo
    • II.--The Riot of the Hungry
    • III.--The Unnamed's Penitence
    • IV.--In a Lazzeretto
    • FREDERICK MARRYAT
      • Mr. Midshipman Easy
        • I.--Mr. Easy Joins His Majesty's Service
        • II.--On Board the Harpy
        • III.--The Triangular Duel
        • IV.--Jack Leaves the Service
      • I.--Mr. Easy Joins His Majesty's Service
      • II.--On Board the Harpy
      • III.--The Triangular Duel
      • IV.--Jack Leaves the Service
      • Peter Simple
        • I.--I am Sacrificed to the Navy
        • II.--I am Taken Prisoner
        • III.--We Make Our Escape
        • IV.--In Bedlam
      • I.--I am Sacrificed to the Navy
      • II.--I am Taken Prisoner
      • III.--We Make Our Escape
      • IV.--In Bedlam
    • Mr. Midshipman Easy
      • I.--Mr. Easy Joins His Majesty's Service
      • II.--On Board the Harpy
      • III.--The Triangular Duel
      • IV.--Jack Leaves the Service
    • I.--Mr. Easy Joins His Majesty's Service
    • II.--On Board the Harpy
    • III.--The Triangular Duel
    • IV.--Jack Leaves the Service
    • Peter Simple
      • I.--I am Sacrificed to the Navy
      • II.--I am Taken Prisoner
      • III.--We Make Our Escape
      • IV.--In Bedlam
    • I.--I am Sacrificed to the Navy
    • II.--I am Taken Prisoner
    • III.--We Make Our Escape
    • IV.--In Bedlam
    • CHARLES MATURIN
      • Melmoth the Wanderer
        • I.--The Portrait
        • II.--The Spaniard's Story
        • III.--The Romance of Immalee
        • IV.--The Fate of Melmoth
      • I.--The Portrait
      • II.--The Spaniard's Story
      • III.--The Romance of Immalee
      • IV.--The Fate of Melmoth
    • Melmoth the Wanderer
      • I.--The Portrait
      • II.--The Spaniard's Story
      • III.--The Romance of Immalee
      • IV.--The Fate of Melmoth
    • I.--The Portrait
    • II.--The Spaniard's Story
    • III.--The Romance of Immalee
    • IV.--The Fate of Melmoth
    • DIEGO DE MENDOZA
      • Lazarillo de Tormes
        • I.--The Blind Man
        • II.--The Priest
        • III.--The Poor Gentleman
        • IV.--The Dealer in Indulgences
      • I.--The Blind Man
      • II.--The Priest
      • III.--The Poor Gentleman
      • IV.--The Dealer in Indulgences
    • Lazarillo de Tormes
      • I.--The Blind Man
      • II.--The Priest
      • III.--The Poor Gentleman
      • IV.--The Dealer in Indulgences
    • I.--The Blind Man
    • II.--The Priest
    • III.--The Poor Gentleman
    • IV.--The Dealer in Indulgences
    • DMITRI MEREJKOWSKI
      • The Death of the Gods
        • I.--Julian's Boyhood
        • II.--Julian the Emperor
        • III.--The Worship of Apollo
        • IV.--"Thou Hast Conquered, Galilean!"
      • I.--Julian's Boyhood
      • II.--Julian the Emperor
      • III.--The Worship of Apollo
      • IV.--"Thou Hast Conquered, Galilean!"
    • The Death of the Gods
      • I.--Julian's Boyhood
      • II.--Julian the Emperor
      • III.--The Worship of Apollo
      • IV.--"Thou Hast Conquered, Galilean!"
    • I.--Julian's Boyhood
    • II.--Julian the Emperor
    • III.--The Worship of Apollo
    • IV.--"Thou Hast Conquered, Galilean!"
    • PROSPER MÉRIMÉE
      • Carmen
        • I.--I Meet Don José
        • II.--My Experience with Carmen
        • III.--Don José's Story
        • IV.--The End of Don José's Story
      • I.--I Meet Don José
      • II.--My Experience with Carmen
      • III.--Don José's Story
      • IV.--The End of Don José's Story
    • Carmen
      • I.--I Meet Don José
      • II.--My Experience with Carmen
      • III.--Don José's Story
      • IV.--The End of Don José's Story
    • I.--I Meet Don José
    • II.--My Experience with Carmen
    • III.--Don José's Story
    • IV.--The End of Don José's Story
    • MARY RUSSELL MITFORD
      • Our Village
        • I.--Some of the Inhabitants
        • II.--Hannah Bint
        • III.--A Country Cricket Match
        • IV.--Love, the Leveller
      • I.--Some of the Inhabitants
      • II.--Hannah Bint
      • III.--A Country Cricket Match
      • IV.--Love, the Leveller
    • Our Village
      • I.--Some of the Inhabitants
      • II.--Hannah Bint
      • III.--A Country Cricket Match
      • IV.--Love, the Leveller
    • I.--Some of the Inhabitants
    • II.--Hannah Bint
    • III.--A Country Cricket Match
    • IV.--Love, the Leveller
    • DAVID MOIR
      • Autobiography of Mansie Wauch
        • I.--Mansie's Forebears and Early Life
        • II.--The Resurrection Men
        • III.--The Friends of the People
        • IV.--My First and Last Play
        • V.--Benjie a Barber
      • I.--Mansie's Forebears and Early Life
      • II.--The Resurrection Men
      • III.--The Friends of the People
      • IV.--My First and Last Play
      • V.--Benjie a Barber
    • Autobiography of Mansie Wauch
      • I.--Mansie's Forebears and Early Life
      • II.--The Resurrection Men
      • III.--The Friends of the People
      • IV.--My First and Last Play
      • V.--Benjie a Barber
    • I.--Mansie's Forebears and Early Life
    • II.--The Resurrection Men
    • III.--The Friends of the People
    • IV.--My First and Last Play
    • V.--Benjie a Barber
    • JAMES MORIER
      • The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
        • I.--The Turcomans
        • II.--The Fate of the Lovely
        • III.--Among the Holy Men
        • IV.--Hajji and the Infidels
      • I.--The Turcomans
      • II.--The Fate of the Lovely
      • III.--Among the Holy Men
      • IV.--Hajji and the Infidels
    • The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
      • I.--The Turcomans
      • II.--The Fate of the Lovely
      • III.--Among the Holy Men
      • IV.--Hajji and the Infidels
    • I.--The Turcomans
    • II.--The Fate of the Lovely
    • III.--Among the Holy Men
    • IV.--Hajji and the Infidels
    • DAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
      • The Way of the World
        • I.--The Upstart
        • II.--A Peer in Difficulties
        • III.--Ella's Martyrdom
        • IV.--The Renunciation
        • V.--Kimberley's Wedding Gift
      • I.--The Upstart
      • II.--A Peer in Difficulties
      • III.--Ella's Martyrdom
      • IV.--The Renunciation
      • V.--Kimberley's Wedding Gift
    • The Way of the World
      • I.--The Upstart
      • II.--A Peer in Difficulties
      • III.--Ella's Martyrdom
      • IV.--The Renunciation
      • V.--Kimberley's Wedding Gift
    • I.--The Upstart
    • II.--A Peer in Difficulties
    • III.--Ella's Martyrdom
    • IV.--The Renunciation
    • V.--Kimberley's Wedding Gift
    • FRANK NORRIS
      • The Pit
        • I.--Curtis Jadwin and His Wife
        • II.--A Corner in Wheat
        • III.--The Corner Breaks
        • IV.--A Fresh Start
      • I.--Curtis Jadwin and His Wife
      • II.--A Corner in Wheat
      • III.--The Corner Breaks
      • IV.--A Fresh Start
    • The Pit
      • I.--Curtis Jadwin and His Wife
      • II.--A Corner in Wheat
      • III.--The Corner Breaks
      • IV.--A Fresh Start
    • I.--Curtis Jadwin and His Wife
    • II.--A Corner in Wheat
    • III.--The Corner Breaks
    • IV.--A Fresh Start
    • GEORGES OHNET
      • The Ironmaster
        • I.--The Faithless Lover
        • II.--M. Derblay's Passion
        • III.--The Ironmaster's Disappointment
        • IV.--The Lover's Reward
      • I.--The Faithless Lover
      • II.--M. Derblay's Passion
      • III.--The Ironmaster's Disappointment
      • IV.--The Lover's Reward
    • The Ironmaster
      • I.--The Faithless Lover
      • II.--M. Derblay's Passion
      • III.--The Ironmaster's Disappointment
      • IV.--The Lover's Reward
    • I.--The Faithless Lover
    • II.--M. Derblay's Passion
    • III.--The Ironmaster's Disappointment
    • IV.--The Lover's Reward
    • OUIDA (LOUISE DE LA RAMÉE)
      • Under Two Flags
        • I.--An Officer of the Guards
        • II "A Mystery--An Error"
        • III.--Under Another Flag
        • IV.--From Death to Life
      • I.--An Officer of the Guards
      • II "A Mystery--An Error"
      • III.--Under Another Flag
      • IV.--From Death to Life
    • Under Two Flags
      • I.--An Officer of the Guards
      • II "A Mystery--An Error"
      • III.--Under Another Flag
      • IV.--From Death to Life
    • I.--An Officer of the Guards
    • II "A Mystery--An Error"
    • III.--Under Another Flag
    • IV.--From Death to Life
    • JAMES PAYN
      • Lost Sir Massingberd
        • I.--Neither Fearing God Nor Regarding Man
        • II.--A Gypsy's Curse
        • III.--A Wife Undesired
        • IV.--The Curse Fulfilled
      • I.--Neither Fearing God Nor Regarding Man
      • II.--A Gypsy's Curse
      • III.--A Wife Undesired
      • IV.--The Curse Fulfilled
    • Lost Sir Massingberd
      • I.--Neither Fearing God Nor Regarding Man
      • II.--A Gypsy's Curse
      • III.--A Wife Undesired
      • IV.--The Curse Fulfilled
    • I.--Neither Fearing God Nor Regarding Man
    • II.--A Gypsy's Curse
    • III.--A Wife Undesired
    • IV.--The Curse Fulfilled
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