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“REUBEN DAVIDGER," "WILD SPORTS OF TIE WORLD."

"CURIOSITIES OF SAVAGE LIFE," ETC.

NEW YORK

ASSOCIATLON

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISH ÉR

FRANKLIN SQUARE.

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CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER I.

IN WHICH ARE NARRATED A FEW PARTICULARS OF MY BIRTHPLACE AND PARENTAGE,

CHAPTER II.

IN WHICH, BY THE NARRATION OF THE STORY OF MY UNCLE BENJAMIN'S GREAT MISFORTUNE,

SOME LIGHT IS THROWN ON THE BLOOD-SELLING MYSTERY,

CHAPTER III.

IN WHICH THE READER IS MADE ACQUAINTED WITH AN OCCURRENCE WHICH HAPPENED ON A

MEMORABLE FRIDAY,

CHAPTER IV.

IN WHICH WORK IS CUT OUT FOR THE UNDERTAKER, AND MY FATHER REFUSES TO BE COM-

FORTED,

CHAPTER V.

IN WHICH MY FATHER ENDEAVOURS TO EXPLAIN TO ME THE MEANING OF THE WORDS DEATH"

AND

CHAPTER VI.

IN WHICH, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE, I SEE THE INSIDE OF A CHURCH, ALSO A PITHOLE

IN THE YARD BY THE SIDE OF IT,

CHAPTER VII.

WHICH CHIEFLY CONCERNS THE WOMAN WHOM CRUEL FATE DECREED TO BE MY STEPMOTHER,

CHAPTER VIII.

IN WHICH MRS. BURKE COURTS MY FATHER,

CHAPTER IX.

MY NEW MOTHER, I DERIVE A VALUABLE HINT FROM A CONVERSATION BETWEEN MY FATHER

AND HIS PAL, .

CHAPTER X.

DESCRIPTIVE OF MY NOCTURNAL TROUBLES WITH POLLY. I AM PROVOKED TO ASSAULT MY STEP-

MOTHER, AND RUN AWAY FROM HOME,

CHAPTER XI.

IN WHICH I SPEND AN AFTERNOON IN SMITHFIELD MARKET, AND HAVE A NARROW ESCAPE

FROM FALLING ONCE MORE INTO THE CLUTCHES OF MRS. BURKE,

CHAPTER XII.

IN WHICH I ENDEAVOUR TO QUALIFY MYSELP FOR BARKING," AND PICK UP SOME NEW AC-

QUAINTANCES,

CHAPTER XIII.

THE DARK ARCHES AND THE INHABITANTS THERE. I WITNESS A LARK AS PERFORMED BY THEM.

MY FIRST NIGHT'S LODGING IN A VAN,

CHAPTER XIV.

IN WHICH I ENTER INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH MESSRS. RIPSTON AND MOULDY, AND AGREE TO DO

AS THEY DO,

CHAPTER XV.

IN WHICH THE TRUE NATURE OF THE BUSINESS OF OUR FIRM IS MADE APPARENT, AND I BE-

COME A THIEF FOR THE SAKE OF A PEN’ORTH OF HOT PUDDING,

CHAPTER XVI.

IN WHICH MOULDY TALKS LEGALLY, AND EXPLAINS FOR MY COMFORT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

THIEVING AND “TAKING,"

CHAPTER XVII.

WHICH TOUCHES ON SUNDRY OF MY ADVENTURES AS A MARKET-PROWLER, AND LEADS UP TO A

CERTAIN SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN I FALL ILL, AND GIVE PROMISE OF GROWING WORSE,

CHAPTER XVIII.

IN WHICH I BID FAREWELL TO MY PARTNERS AND THE DARK ARCHES, AND AM CONVEYED TO

THE WORKHOUSE TO BE CURED OF "THE FEVER,”

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