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A Man of Honor by George Cary Eggleston

A MAN OF HONOR.

BY GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON.

ILLUSTRATED BY M. WOOLF

NEW YORK: ORANGE JUDD COMPANY, 245 BROADWAY.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1878, by the ORANGE JUDD COMPANY, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

TO MARION, MY WIFE.

[Illustration: "I'VE GOT YOU NOW."]

PREFACE.

I have long been curious to know whether or not I could write a pretty good story, and now that the publishers are about to send the usual press copies of this book to the critics I am in a fair way to have my curiosity on that point satisfied.

CONTENTS.

Chapter I.--Mr. Pagebrook gets up and Calls an Ancient Lawgiver 11

Chapter II.--Mr. Pagebrook is Invited to Breakfast 22

Chapter III.--Mr. Pagebrook Eats his Breakfast 26

Chapter IV.--Mr. Pagebrook Learns something about the Customs of the Country 35

Chapter V.--Mr. Pagebrook Makes Some Acquaintances 42

Chapter VI.--Mr. Pagebrook Makes a Good Impression 48

Chapter VII.--Mr. Pagebrook Learns Several Things 54

Chapter VIII.--Miss Sudie Makes an Apt Quotation 61

Chapter IX.--Mr. Pagebrook Meets an Acquaintance 65

Chapter X.--Chiefly Concerning "Foggy." 70

Chapter XI.--Mr. Pagebrook Rides 79

Chapter XII.--Mr. Pagebrook Dines with his Cousin Sarah Ann 84

Chapter XIII.--Concerning the Rivulets of Blue Blood 95

Chapter XIV.--Mr. Pagebrook Manages to be in at the Death 102

Chapter XV.--Some very Unreasonable Conduct 109

Chapter XVI.--What Occurred Next Morning 118

Chapter XVII.--In which Mr. Pagebrook Bids his Friends Good-by 123

Chapter XVIII.--Mr. Pagebrook Goes to Work 128

Chapter XIX.--A Short Chapter, not very interesting, perhaps, but of some Importance in the Story, as the Reader will probably discover after awhile 134

Chapter XX.--Cousin Sarah Ann Takes Robert's Part 138

Chapter XXI.--Miss Barksdale Expresses some Opinions 143

Chapter XXII.--Mr. Sharp Does His Duty 150


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