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A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank Richard Stockton

A BICYCLE OF CATHAY

A Novel

By Frank R. Stockton

Author of "The Great Stone of Sardis," "The Associate Hermits" etc.

Illustrated by Orson Lowell

1900

[Illustration: The doctor's daughter]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER

II. A BAD TWIST

III. THE DUKE'S DRESSING-GOWN

IV. A BIT OF ADVICE

V. THE LADY AND THE CAVALIER

VI. THE HOLLY SPRIG INN

VII. MRS. CHESTER IS TROUBLED

VIII. ORSO

IX. A RUNAWAY

X. THE LARRAMIE FAMILY

XI. THE THREE MCKENNAS

XII. BACK TO THE HOLLY SPRIG

XIII. A MAN WITH A LETTER

XIV. MISS EDITH IS DISAPPOINTED

XV. MISS WILLOUGHBY

XVI. AN ICICLE

XVII. A FORECASTER OF HUMAN PROBABILITIES

XVIII. REPENTANCE AVAILS NOT

XIX. BEAUTY, PURITY, AND PEACE

XX. BACK FROM CATHAY

ILLUSTRATIONS

THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER

HALF-TITLE

"I PUT ON MY COAT"

"THE RAIN WAS COMING DOWN HARD"

"ON MY RIGHT A LIGHTED DOORWAY"

A FEW THOUGHTS

"THE BEAUTY OF HER TEETH"

"I KICKED OFF MY EMBROIDERED SLIPPERS"

"IT WOULD BE WELL FOR ME TO SWALLOW A CAPSULE"

"AS SOON AS I HAD SPOKEN THESE WORDS"

"I DISMOUNTED AND APPROACHED THE WALL"

"I THOUGHT FOR A FEW MOMENTS"

"I WENT OUT FOR A WALK"

MRS. CHESTER

"SHE BEGAN TO TALK ABOUT WALFORD"

"BUT WE WERE NOT ALONE"

"TO MY LEFT I SAW A LINE OF TREES"

"HE WAS RUNNING AWAY"

"HE SOON FELT THAT HE WAS UNDER CONTROL"

"A LITTLE ARMY HAD THROWN ITSELF UPON ME"

"'WOULD IT BE EASIER TO MANAGE A BOY OR A BEAR?'"

"I TAPPED MY LEFT PALM"

"THERE WAS A SUDDEN FLUSH UPON HER FACE"


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