The Soldier of the Valley
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The Soldier of the Valley

By Nelson Lloyd
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Soldier of the Valley, by Nelson Lloyd, Illustrated by A. B. Frost
    • E-text prepared by Al Haines
      • [Frontispiece: They called to me as a boy.]
    • [Frontispiece: They called to me as a boy.]
  • THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEY
    • BY
    • NELSON LLOYD
      • ILLUSTRATED BY A. B. FROST
        • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK —————— 1904
      • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK —————— 1904
    • ILLUSTRATED BY A. B. FROST
      • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK —————— 1904
    • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK —————— 1904
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • They called to me as a boy ……… Frontispiece
      • "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"
      • Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost
      • "Well, old chap!"
      • Josiah Nummler
      • He did not stop to hear my answer
      • Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return
      • No answer came from the floor above
      • The tiger story
      • He had a last look at Black Log
      • "He pumped me dry"
      • "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work"
      • I was back in my prison
      • "'At my sover-sover-yne's will'"
      • Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior
      • "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all"
      • I saw a girl on the store porch
      • Aaron Kallaberger
      • Leander
      • "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley"
      • William had felt the hand of "Doogulus"
      • "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say
      • Sat little Colonel, wailing
      • The main thing was proper nursing
      • Well, ain't he tasty
      • "But there are no ghosts," I argued
      • "Of course it hurts me a bit here"
      • "An seein' a light in the room, I looked in"
      • Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate
      • The horse went down
      • "And I'm his widder"
      • Then Tim came
      • Old Captain
      • When we three sit by the fire
    • They called to me as a boy ……… Frontispiece
    • "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"
    • Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost
    • "Well, old chap!"
    • Josiah Nummler
    • He did not stop to hear my answer
    • Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return
    • No answer came from the floor above
    • The tiger story
    • He had a last look at Black Log
    • "He pumped me dry"
    • "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work"
    • I was back in my prison
    • "'At my sover-sover-yne's will'"
    • Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior
    • "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all"
    • I saw a girl on the store porch
    • Aaron Kallaberger
    • Leander
    • "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley"
    • William had felt the hand of "Doogulus"
    • "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say
    • Sat little Colonel, wailing
    • The main thing was proper nursing
    • Well, ain't he tasty
    • "But there are no ghosts," I argued
    • "Of course it hurts me a bit here"
    • "An seein' a light in the room, I looked in"
    • Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate
    • The horse went down
    • "And I'm his widder"
    • Then Tim came
    • Old Captain
    • When we three sit by the fire
  • THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEY
    • I
      • II
        • [Illustration: "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"]
        • [Illustration: Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.]
      • [Illustration: "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"]
      • [Illustration: Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.]
      • III
        • [Illustration: "Well, old chap!"]
      • [Illustration: "Well, old chap!"]
      • IV
        • [Illustration: Josia Nummler.]
        • [Illustration: He did not stop to hear my answer.]
      • [Illustration: Josia Nummler.]
      • [Illustration: He did not stop to hear my answer.]
      • V
        • [Illustration: Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return.]
        • [Illustration: No answer came from the floor above.]
      • [Illustration: Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return.]
      • [Illustration: No answer came from the floor above.]
      • VI
        • [Illustration: The tiger story.]
      • [Illustration: The tiger story.]
      • VII
        • [Illustration: He had a last look back at Black Log.]
        • [Illustration: "He pumped me dry."]
        • [Illustration: "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work."]
      • [Illustration: He had a last look back at Black Log.]
      • [Illustration: "He pumped me dry."]
      • [Illustration: "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work."]
      • VIII
        • [Illustration: I was back in my prison.]
        • [Illustration: "'At my sover-sover-yne's will.'"]
        • [Illustration: Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior.]
      • [Illustration: I was back in my prison.]
      • [Illustration: "'At my sover-sover-yne's will.'"]
      • [Illustration: Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior.]
      • IX
        • [Illustration: "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all."]
        • [Illustration: I saw a girl on the store porch.]
      • [Illustration: "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all."]
      • [Illustration: I saw a girl on the store porch.]
      • X
      • XI
        • [Illustration: Aaron Kallaberger.]
        • [Illustration: Leander.]
        • [Illustration: "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley."]
        • [Illustration: William had felt the hand of "Doogulus."]
      • [Illustration: Aaron Kallaberger.]
      • [Illustration: Leander.]
      • [Illustration: "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley."]
      • [Illustration: William had felt the hand of "Doogulus."]
      • XII
        • [Illustration: "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say.]
        • [Illustration: Sat little Colonel, wailing.]
      • [Illustration: "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say.]
      • [Illustration: Sat little Colonel, wailing.]
      • XIII
        • [Illustration: The main thing was proper nursing.]
      • [Illustration: The main thing was proper nursing.]
      • XIV
        • [Illustration: Well, ain't he tasty.]
        • [Illustration: "But there are no ghosts," I argued.]
      • [Illustration: Well, ain't he tasty.]
      • [Illustration: "But there are no ghosts," I argued.]
      • XV
        • [Illustration: "Of course it hurts me a bit here."]
        • [Illustration: "And seein' a light in the room, I looked in."]
      • [Illustration: "Of course it hurts me a bit here."]
      • [Illustration: "And seein' a light in the room, I looked in."]
      • XVI
      • XVII
        • [Illustration: Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate.]
        • [Illustration: The horse went down.]
      • [Illustration: Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate.]
      • [Illustration: The horse went down.]
      • XVIII
        • [Illustration: "And I'm his widder."]
      • [Illustration: "And I'm his widder."]
      • XIX
        • [Illustration: Then Tim came.]
      • [Illustration: Then Tim came.]
      • XX
        • [Illustration: Old Captain.]
        • [Illustration: When we three sit by the fire.]
      • [Illustration: Old Captain.]
      • [Illustration: When we three sit by the fire.]
    • II
      • [Illustration: "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"]
      • [Illustration: Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.]
    • [Illustration: "Welcome home—thrice welcome!"]
    • [Illustration: Tim and I had stopped our ploughs to draw lots and he had lost.]
    • III
      • [Illustration: "Well, old chap!"]
    • [Illustration: "Well, old chap!"]
    • IV
      • [Illustration: Josia Nummler.]
      • [Illustration: He did not stop to hear my answer.]
    • [Illustration: Josia Nummler.]
    • [Illustration: He did not stop to hear my answer.]
    • V
      • [Illustration: Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return.]
      • [Illustration: No answer came from the floor above.]
    • [Illustration: Swearing terrible oaths that he will never return.]
    • [Illustration: No answer came from the floor above.]
    • VI
      • [Illustration: The tiger story.]
    • [Illustration: The tiger story.]
    • VII
      • [Illustration: He had a last look back at Black Log.]
      • [Illustration: "He pumped me dry."]
      • [Illustration: "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work."]
    • [Illustration: He had a last look back at Black Log.]
    • [Illustration: "He pumped me dry."]
    • [Illustration: "Nanny is likely to get one of her religious spells and quit work."]
    • VIII
      • [Illustration: I was back in my prison.]
      • [Illustration: "'At my sover-sover-yne's will.'"]
      • [Illustration: Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior.]
    • [Illustration: I was back in my prison.]
    • [Illustration: "'At my sover-sover-yne's will.'"]
    • [Illustration: Perry Thomas stands confronting the English warrior.]
    • IX
      • [Illustration: "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all."]
      • [Illustration: I saw a girl on the store porch.]
    • [Illustration: "You'll begin to think you ain't there at all."]
    • [Illustration: I saw a girl on the store porch.]
    • X
    • XI
      • [Illustration: Aaron Kallaberger.]
      • [Illustration: Leander.]
      • [Illustration: "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley."]
      • [Illustration: William had felt the hand of "Doogulus."]
    • [Illustration: Aaron Kallaberger.]
    • [Illustration: Leander.]
    • [Illustration: "Her name was Pinky Binn, a dotter of the house of Binn, the Binns of Turkey Walley."]
    • [Illustration: William had felt the hand of "Doogulus."]
    • XII
      • [Illustration: "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say.]
      • [Illustration: Sat little Colonel, wailing.]
    • [Illustration: "Aren't you coming?" young Colonel seemed to say.]
    • [Illustration: Sat little Colonel, wailing.]
    • XIII
      • [Illustration: The main thing was proper nursing.]
    • [Illustration: The main thing was proper nursing.]
    • XIV
      • [Illustration: Well, ain't he tasty.]
      • [Illustration: "But there are no ghosts," I argued.]
    • [Illustration: Well, ain't he tasty.]
    • [Illustration: "But there are no ghosts," I argued.]
    • XV
      • [Illustration: "Of course it hurts me a bit here."]
      • [Illustration: "And seein' a light in the room, I looked in."]
    • [Illustration: "Of course it hurts me a bit here."]
    • [Illustration: "And seein' a light in the room, I looked in."]
    • XVI
    • XVII
      • [Illustration: Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate.]
      • [Illustration: The horse went down.]
    • [Illustration: Tip Pulsifer leaned on my gate.]
    • [Illustration: The horse went down.]
    • XVIII
      • [Illustration: "And I'm his widder."]
    • [Illustration: "And I'm his widder."]
    • XIX
      • [Illustration: Then Tim came.]
    • [Illustration: Then Tim came.]
    • XX
      • [Illustration: Old Captain.]
      • [Illustration: When we three sit by the fire.]
    • [Illustration: Old Captain.]
    • [Illustration: When we three sit by the fire.]
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