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A Son of Perdition by Fergus Hume

Text enclosed by underscores is in italics (_italics_).

A SON OF PERDITION

An Occult Romance

by

FERGUS HUME

Author of "The Mystery of a Hansom Cab," "Lady Jim of Curzon Street," "The Mother of Emeralds," "The Jew's House," etc., etc.

New & Cheaper Edition.

London William Rider & Son, Ltd.

TO MRS. ANNIE BESANT PRESIDENT THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY WHO IS ELOQUENT, WISE, PATIENT, AND TOLERANT

_NOTE_

_The Author is indebted for the description of the Star-Worship contained in Chapter XV to Mr. C. W. Leadbeater's articles on "Ancient Chaldea," which appeared in the February, March, and April numbers of "The Theosophical Review" during the year 1900._

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. LOVE IN IDLENESS 1

II. THE PROPHECY 16

III. THE FULFILMENT 31

IV. PLOTTING 47

V. THE MEETING 66

VI. A CONVERSATION 83

VII. BEHIND THE SCENES 99

VIII. LOVE'S YOUNG DREAM 112

IX. THE WARNING 128

X. IN CORNWALL 144

XI. THE SPIDER AND THE FLY 160

XII. SMALL BEER CHRONICLES 177

XIII. FURTHER SMALL BEER CHRONICLES 196

XIV. PREPARATION 215

XV. THE TRANCE 231

XVI. THE DISCIPLE OF LOVE 248

XVII. THE DISCIPLE OF HATE 267

XVIII. THE NIGHT BEFORE 282

XIX. THE MORNING AFTER 298

XX. THE UNEXPECTED 317

XXI. THE CHOICE 333


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