Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts

 

Old Fires
and
Profitable Ghosts
A Book of Stories


by


A. T. QUILLER-COUCH

 

LONDON
CASSELL AND COMPANY
LIMITED
1900

 

 

Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts

 
 


CASSELL & COMPANY, Limited, London, Paris,

New York & Melbourne.

 

 

CONTENTS

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  3. II. —
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    19
  4. III. —
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    39
  5. IV. —
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    65
  6. V. —
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    85
  7. VI. —
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    127
  8. VII. —
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    173
  9. VIII. —
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    191
  10. IX. —
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    221
  11. X. —
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    247
  12. XI. —
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    257
  13. XII. —
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    273
  14. XIII. —
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    307
  15. XIV. —
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    315
  16. XV. —
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    333
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The author died in 1944, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.