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Coniston

By Churchill, Winston, Sir

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Title: Coniston  
Author: Churchill, Winston, Sir
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Churchill, W. S. (n.d.). Coniston. Retrieved from http://www.ipod-library.net/


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Excerpt: Chapter 1. ON THE DANGERS OF CURIOSITY FIRST I am to write a love?story of long ago, of a time some little while after General Jackson had got into the White House and had shown the world what a real democracy was. The Era of the first six presidents had closed, and a new Era had begun. I am speaking of political Eras. Certain gentlemen, with a pious belief in democracy, but with a firmer determination to get on top, arose, and got on top. So many of these gentlemen arose in the different states, and they were so clever, and they found so many chinks in the Constitution to crawl through and steal the people?s chestnuts, that the Era may be called the Boss?Era. After the Boss came along certain Things without souls, but of many minds, and found more chinks in the Constitution: bigger chinks, for the Things were bigger, and they stole more chestnuts. But I am getting far ahead of my love?story and of my book. The reader is warned that this first love?story will, in a few chapters, come to an end: and not to a happy end otherwise there would be no book. Lest he should throw the book away when he arrives at this page, it is only fair to tell him that there is another and a much longer love?story later on, if he will only continue to read, in which, it is hoped, he may not be disappointed.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Coniston, 1 -- Winston Churchill, 1 -- BOOK I, 2 -- Chapter I. ON THE DANGERS OF CURIOSITY, 2 -- Chapter II. ON THE WISDOM OF CHARITY, 8 -- Chapter III. THE CLERK AND THE LOCKET, 12 -- Chapter IV. ENTER A GREAT MAN, INCOGNITO, 17 -- Chapter V. THE KING IS DEAD! LONG LIVE THE KING!, 22 -- Chapter VI. DEEP AS FIRST LOVE, AND WILD WITH ALL REGRET, 31 -- Chapter VII. AND STILL THE AGES ROLL, UNMOVED, 35 -- Chapter VIII. IT IS SOMETHING TO HAVE DREAMED, 44 -- Chapter IX. SHAKE HANDS WITH MR. BIJAH BIXBY, 52 -- Chapter X. HOW THE REBELLION WAS QUENCHED, 62 -- Chapter XI. MR. WORTHINGTON BECOMES A REFORMER, 69 -- Chapter XII. A TIME TO WEEP, AND A TIME TO LAUGH, 77 -- Chapter XIII. MR. WETHERELL DESCENDS INTO THE ARENA, 83 -- Chapter XIV. IN WHICH THE BACK SEATS ARE HEARD FROM, 90 -- Chapter XV. THE WOODCHUCK SESSION, 98 -- Chapter XVI. CYNTHIA LOVED YOU, 110 -- BOOK II, 118 -- Chapter I. IN THE TANNERY HOUSE, 118 -- Chapter II. CHIEFLY CONCERNING THE NATIONAL GAME, 124 -- Chapter III. JOURNEYS TO GO, 134 -- Chapter IV. JUDGE BASS AND PARTY, 140 -- Chapter V. COUSIN EPHRAIM'S COMRADE, 146 -- Chapter VI. MR. SUTTON TALKS TO A CONSTITUENT, 155 -- Chapter VII. AN AMAZING ENCOUNTER, 169 -- Chapter VIII. CYNTHIA LEARNS HOW TO BE FASHIONABLE, 178 -- Chapter IX. IN WHICH MR. MERRILL ABANDONS A HABIT, 188 -- Chapter X. OF AN UNEXPECTED RETURN, 197 -- Chapter XI. IN WHICH MISS SADLER WRITES A LETTER, 206 -- Chapter XII. IN THE TANNERY SHED!, 213 -- Chapter XIII. CYNTHIA BECOMES A TEACHER, 221 -- Chapter XIV. IN WHICH THE LORD OF BRAMPTON RETURNS, 231 -- Chapter XV. CONTAINING A DRAMATIC CLIMAX, 244 -- Chapter XVI. MISS LUCRETIA QUOTES GENESIS, 254 -- Chapter XVII. WHEN THE PIE WAS OPENED, 265 -- Chapter XVIII. A BIOGRAPHICAL EPISODE: HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED, 272 -- Chapter XIX. CONTAINING FREE TRANSPORTATION TO BRAMPTON, 280 -- Chapter XX. TO CHANGE THE NAME, AND NOT THE LETTER, 288 -- AFTERWORD, 293

 

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