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1.-EVELYN MANWARING ARRIVES AT THE PALACE,
11.-A GOOD SAMARITAN,
III.-HOLMCASTLE MANOR,
IV.—THE SQUIRE OF HOLMCASTLE,
V.-THE MANWARING “FAMILY TREE,”
VI.—“EHRENBREITSTEIN,"
VII.—THE FALL OF WILFRED,
VIII.-A BLASTED LIFE,
IX.—A BRANCH IS LOPPED FROM THE FAMILY TREE,
X.-WILFRED MANWARING GOES INTO EXILE,
XI.—THE SQUIRE LEARNS THE TRUTH, .
XII.-THE DUKE OF RIBBLESDALE'S LETTER,
XIII.—“IN EXTREMIS,”
XIV.-MR. TRESHAM Potts,

XV.—THE TREE IS RE-GRAFTED,
XVI.- LAST DAYS AT HOLMCASTLE,
XVII.-EVELYN VISITS THE DUCHESS,

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ALL the morning of that particular 8th of

November upon which some of the events of the ensuing story began, a dense fog had been brooding over the Essex marshes. The silence of those gloomy expanses of faded yellow grass and brown slime, deposited by earlier autumnal floods, was deep and oppressive, and was only broken at times by the cough of a footsore sheep as it gnawed at a half-rotten turnip brought wearily down in creaking wains from the sodden uplands, by the distrustful low of a bullock surprised by the sudden apparition of a fellow-animal of the same species

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