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Dedication ; Preface ; Lispeth ; Three and-an Extra ; Thrown Away ; Miss Youghal's Sais ; 'Yoked with an Unbeliever' ; False Dawn ; The Rescue of Pluffles ; Cupid's Arrows ; The Three Musketeers ; His Chance in Life ; Watches of the Night ; The Other Man ; Consequences ; The Conversion of Aurelian McGoggin ; The Taking of Lungtungpen ; A Germ-Destroyer ; Kidnapped ; The Arrest of Lieutenant Glightly ; In the House of Suddhoo ; His Wedded Wife ; The Broken-Link Handicap ; Beyond the Pale ; In Error ; A Bank Fraud ; Tod's Amendment ; The Daughter of the Regiment ; In the Pride of his Youth ; Pig ; The Rout of the White Hussars ; The Bronckhorst Divorce-Case ; Venus Annodomini ; The Bisara of Pooree ; A Freind's Friend ; The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows ; The Madness of Private Ortheris ; The Story of Muhammad Din ; On the Strength of a Likeness ; Wressley of the Foreign Office ; By Word of Mouth ; To be Filed for Reference