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CRANFORD

BY

MRS. GASKELL

WITH A PREFACE
BY
ANNE THACKERAY RITCHIE

ILLUSTRATED
BY
HUGH THOMSON

MACMILLAN AND CO. LIMITED
ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON
1918


'Miss Matty'






PREFACE

CHAPTER I.
OUR SOCIETY


CHAPTER II.
THE CAPTAIN


CHAPTER III.
A LOVE AFFAIR OF LONG AGO


CHAPTER IV.
A VISIT TO AN OLD BACHELOR


CHAPTER V.
OLD LETTERS


CHAPTER VI.
POOR PETER


CHAPTER VII.
VISITING


CHAPTER VIII.
'YOUR LADYSHIP'


CHAPTER IX.
SIGNOR BRUNONI


CHAPTER X.
THE PANIC


CHAPTER XI.
SAMUEL BROWN


CHAPTER XII.
ENGAGED TO BE MARRIED


CHAPTER XIII.
STOPPED PAYMENT


CHAPTER XIV.
FRIENDS IN NEED


CHAPTER XV.
A HAPPY RETURN


CHAPTER XVI.
PEACE TO CRANFORD



 
'Miss Matty'
Heading to Preface
Heading to Contents
Heading to List of Illustrations
Heading to Chapter I
'A magnificent family red silk umbrella'
'Clattered home in their Wiens'
'To see the Alderney'
'Sang out loud and joyfully'
'Coming out of church'
'The account of the 'Swarry''
Tailpiece to Chapter I
Heading to Chapter II
Carrying her baked mutton and potatoes'
'No one could black his boots except himself'
'Miss Jenkyns'
'One with whom his lordship held conversation'
'And he shuddered at the recollection'
'He shook hands with Miss Jessie'
Tailpiece to Chapter II
Heading to Chapter III
'If you please, my love, will you call me Matilda?'
'So as to throw the shadow on the clock face'
'She 'nudged' the major'
'How are you how are you?'
Tailpiece to Chapter III
Heading to Chapter IV
'Requested her to fill the bowl'
'Or glimpse of distant upland pastures'
'He had begun a long poem'
'Here are the poems for you'
'God forbid that I should grieve any young hearts'
Tailpiece to Chapter IV.
Heading to Chapter V
'When Martha brought in the lighted candle and tea'
'Preached before some judge'
A Post Boy
'Turning out of the volunteers'
Tailpiece to Chapter V
Heading to Chapter VI
'The little curtseys'
'Have you done enough, sir?'
'He and my father were such friends!'
Heading to Chapter VII
'With bland satisfaction'
Mrs. ffarringdon and Mr. ffoulkes
'Hush, ladies! if you please, hush!'
Tailpiece to Chapter VII
Heading to Chapter VIII
'We sedulously talked together'
Mr. Mulliner
Miss Pole and the brooches
'In dignified surprise'
Tailpiece to Chapter VIII
Heading to Chapter IX
'Making such a graceful bow'
'Walk mincingly up the room'
'The Church smiling approval'
Heading to Chapter X
'A regular expedition'
'Armed with a footstool'
'Called out valiantly'
'Speaking very ominously'
'To have her teeth examined'
'Implored the chairman'
'He was a sharp lad'
'Leading questions'
Tailpiece to Chapter X
Heading to Chapter XI
'Perplexed about the exact path'
'Riding over'
'Airing the Sedan Chair'
'In Darkness Lane'
'The boys who stole the apples'
'A diary in two columns'
Heading to Chapter XII
'Miss Jenkyns used to say'
'It was too big for words'
'Bread and cheese'
'Lady Olenmire'
'Mr. Hoggins looked radiant'
Tailpiece to Chapter XII
Heading to Chapter XIII
'Each individual coin'
'Over the counter'
'The country people came in'
'Our neighbour'
''Dang it!' said he'
'He hung back'
'The civil Mr. Johnson'
'The account-books'
Heading to Chapter XIV
'Posting the letter'
'Don't 'but Martha' me'
'There!'
'He's only Jem Hearn'
'Soothed by her lover'
'Mrs. Fitz-Adam'
'Drumming with his fingers upon it'
Tailpiece to Chapter XIV
Heading to Chapter XV
'All the smiling glory of his face'
'A complimentary speech'
'Absorbed in contemplation'
'Gleefully awaited the shower of comfits and lozenges'
Tailpiece to Chapter XV
Heading to Chapter XVI
'The Father of the Faithful'
'The proof sheet of a great placard'
'He had shot a cherubim!'
'Mrs. Jamieson on one side, and my lady, Mrs. Hoggins, on the other'