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Rossmoyne

Rossmoyne

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Transcriber's note

  1. Punctuation errors have been repaired silently.
  2. Word errors have been corrected and a list of corrections can be found after the book.
  3. A Table of Contents has been added to ease navigation.

Rossmoyne.

By The Author Of
"Phyllis," "Molly Bawn," "Portia," Etc.


"Who set this ancient quarrel new abroach?—
Speak, nephew, were you by when it began?
"Here's much to do with hate, but more with love."—

Romeo and Juliet.


New York and Chicago
Butler Brothers

Trow's
Printing and Bookbinding Company,
New York.


  1. CHAPTER I.

    How a Dove-cot was fluttered in Rossmoyne.

  2. CHAPTER II.

    How two Old Maids are made acquainted with a very Young One.

  3. CHAPTER III.

    How Monica studies the landscape.

  4. CHAPTER IV.

    How Monica makes a most important discovery and, changing suddenly from "lively to severe," is reprehensibly cruel to a most unoffending young man.

  5. CHAPTER V.

    How Monica is put in possession of a dreadful secret—And how Kit protests against the injustice of the world.

  6. CHAPTER VI.

    How Monica goes to Aghyohillbeg, and meets there an old friend and a very new one.

  7. CHAPTER VII.

    How Monica listens to strange words and suffers herself to be led away.—How Cupid plants a shaft in Mars, and how Miss Priscilla finds herself face to face with the enemy.

  8. CHAPTER VIII.

    How Brian, having instituted inquiries, condemns his Uncle secretly—How Terry throws light upon a dark subject, and how, for the third time, Love "finds out his way."

  9. CHAPTER IX.

    How Terry is put in the Dock—And how the two Misses Blake baffle expectation, and show themselves in their true colors.

  10. CHAPTER X.

    How Monica falls a prey to the green-eyed monster—How Mr. Kelly improves the shining hours—And how Brian Desmond suffers many things at the hands of his lady-love.

  11. CHAPTER XI.

    How Kit sees a Vision, and being exhorted thereto by it, pleads a certain cause with great success.

  12. CHAPTER XII.

    How Monica with faltering footsteps enters the mysterious moonlight, and how she fares therein.

  13. CHAPTER XIII.

    How Kit reads between the lines—How the Misses Blake show themselves determined to pursue a dissipated course, and how Monica is led astray by an apt pupil of Machiavelli.

  14. CHAPTER XIV.

    How Kit's plot is betrayed, and how a walk that begins gayly ends in gloom.

  15. CHAPTER XV.

    How the Misses Blake discover a gigantic fraud—How Terence is again arraigned, and brought before the Court on a charge of duplicity—and how he is nearly committed for contempt.

  16. CHAPTER XVI.

    How the afternoon at Moyne proves a great success—How Olga Bohun is led into a half confession, and how Monica, growing restless, seeks a dubious solitude.

  17. CHAPTER XVII.

    The marvellous history of how Monica finds the green-eyed monster in a beech-tree—and how, single-handed, she attacks and overcomes him.

  18. CHAPTER XVIII.

    How, after much discussion, the devoted, if mistaken, adherents of Thalia gain the day—and how, for once in his life, Owen Kelly feels melancholy that is not assumed.

  19. CHAPTER XIX.

    How Desmond asserts himself, and shows himself a better man than his rival—And how a bunch of red roses causes a breach, and how a ring heals it.

  20. CHAPTER XX.

    How gossip grows rife at Aghyohillbeg—How Hermia parries the question, and how Olga proves unkind.

  21. CHAPTER XXI.

    How Mrs. Herrick grows worldly-wise and Olga frivolous—How Mr. Kelly tells a little story; and how, beneath the moonlight, many things are made clear.

  22. CHAPTER XXII.

    How Olga drowns a faithful servant—How Mr. Kelly conjures up a ghost—And how Monica, beneath the mystic moonbeams, grants the gift she first denies.

  23. CHAPTER XXIII.

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