Digby Heathcote: The Early Days of a Country Gentleman's Son and Heir
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Digby Heathcote: The Early Days of a Country Gentleman's Son and Heir

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Table of Contents
  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Digby Heathcote"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Hero’s Early Days—Bloxholme, its Squire, His Family and Dependents.
    • The Hero’s Early Days—Bloxholme, its Squire, His Family and Dependents.
    • Chapter Two.
      • How Digby and Kate Carried out Their Plot—An Evil Counsellor—Youthful Tricks and Their Consequences.
    • How Digby and Kate Carried out Their Plot—An Evil Counsellor—Youthful Tricks and Their Consequences.
    • Chapter Three.
      • More Mischief—Julian’s Bad Advice—Digby’s First Tutor—How Time was Spent at Osberton—Toby Tubb and his Yarns.
    • More Mischief—Julian’s Bad Advice—Digby’s First Tutor—How Time was Spent at Osberton—Toby Tubb and his Yarns.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Digby Gains a Knowledge of Boating and other Manly Employments—The Wonders of the Sea-Side—A Shipwreck—Digby Proves himself a Hero—How he gained a Friend.
    • Digby Gains a Knowledge of Boating and other Manly Employments—The Wonders of the Sea-Side—A Shipwreck—Digby Proves himself a Hero—How he gained a Friend.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Sea-Side Sports—Toby Tubb’s Naval Yarn—A Pic-nic, and what occurred at it.
    • Sea-Side Sports—Toby Tubb’s Naval Yarn—A Pic-nic, and what occurred at it.
    • Chapter Six.
      • The Reappearance of Digby’s Evil Genius—A Trawling Expedition—How the Guns of the Old Fort went off.
    • The Reappearance of Digby’s Evil Genius—A Trawling Expedition—How the Guns of the Old Fort went off.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Digby finds that a Bad Adviser is the worst of Friends—More Mischief and its Inconveniences—Serious Consequences Threatened.
    • Digby finds that a Bad Adviser is the worst of Friends—More Mischief and its Inconveniences—Serious Consequences Threatened.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Return Home—Christmas Festivities—How they were interrupted—The Heir of Bloxholme missing—Dame Marlow’s Revenge—Arthur Haviland goes in Search of his Friend.
    • Return Home—Christmas Festivities—How they were interrupted—The Heir of Bloxholme missing—Dame Marlow’s Revenge—Arthur Haviland goes in Search of his Friend.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Digby’s New Pony—Attacked by Smugglers—The Outlaws’ Cavern—A Voyage—The Gale—An Ill Wind that Blows no one Good—Digby Shipwrecked.
    • Digby’s New Pony—Attacked by Smugglers—The Outlaws’ Cavern—A Voyage—The Gale—An Ill Wind that Blows no one Good—Digby Shipwrecked.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Further Adventures of Arthur and his Companions—Digby Rescued—Rejoicings at Bloxholme—Christmas Amusements—The Leader of the Revels—The End of the Holidays.
    • Further Adventures of Arthur and his Companions—Digby Rescued—Rejoicings at Bloxholme—Christmas Amusements—The Leader of the Revels—The End of the Holidays.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Digby’s New School—How he was received there—He learns the Inconvenience of Want of Discipline—His Companions and their Characters—Advantage of a Bold Front in a Good Cause.
    • Digby’s New School—How he was received there—He learns the Inconvenience of Want of Discipline—His Companions and their Characters—Advantage of a Bold Front in a Good Cause.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Digby’s Trials and Triumph—The Bully and the Sponge—A Dinner at Grangewood—Digby’s Fight with Bully Scarborough—A Friend in Need.
    • Digby’s Trials and Triumph—The Bully and the Sponge—A Dinner at Grangewood—Digby’s Fight with Bully Scarborough—A Friend in Need.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Play-Box and its Contents—A School Supper—Digby learns French, and Wishes that he did not—Digby rises in his schoolfellows’ estimation.
    • The Play-Box and its Contents—A School Supper—Digby learns French, and Wishes that he did not—Digby rises in his schoolfellows’ estimation.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • A Grand Game of “Follow my Leader”—Digby Leader—Farmer Growler proves far better than he looks—Arrival of Julian Langley—a conspiracy hatched.
    • A Grand Game of “Follow my Leader”—Digby Leader—Farmer Growler proves far better than he looks—Arrival of Julian Langley—a conspiracy hatched.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • A Rebellion Proposed—Plans for Carrying on the War—The Weakest Find that they have to Pay the Piper—Commencement of Hostilities—Barring out.
    • A Rebellion Proposed—Plans for Carrying on the War—The Weakest Find that they have to Pay the Piper—Commencement of Hostilities—Barring out.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • A Siege without Besiegers—heroism of Garrison—General Pike and the Army of Observation—Garrison Yields at Discretion—A New Schoolmaster, and great improvements in the school.
    • A Siege without Besiegers—heroism of Garrison—General Pike and the Army of Observation—Garrison Yields at Discretion—A New Schoolmaster, and great improvements in the school.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • Conclusion.
    • The End.
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