Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins Page 1 of 871

CONTENTS

PROLOGUE.-THE IRISH MARRIAGE.
THE STORY.
FIRST SCENE.-THE SUMMER-HOUSE.
SECOND SCENE.-THE INN.
THIRD SCENE.-LONDON.
FOURTH SCENE.-WINDYGATES.
FIFTH SCENE.-GLASGOW.
SIXTH SCENE.-SWANHAVEN LODGE.
SEVENTH SCENE.-HAM FARM.
EIGHTH SCENE-THE PANTRY.
NINTH SCENE.-THE MUSIC-ROOM.
TENTH SCENE-THE BEDROOM.
ELEVENTH SCENE.-SIR PATRICK'S HOUSE.
TWELFTH SCENE.-DRURY LANE.
THIRTEENTH SCENE.-FULHAM.
FOURTEENTH SCENE.-PORTLAND PLACE.

FIFTEENTH SCENE.-HOLCHESTER HOUSE.
SIXTEENTH SCENE.-SALT PATCH.
EPILOGUE.


PROLOGUE.-THE IRISH MARRIAGE.
Part the First.

THE VILLA AT HAMPSTEAD. I.

ON a summer's morning, between thirty and forty years ago, two girls were crying bitterly in the cabin of an East Indian passenger ship, bound outward, from Gravesend to Bombay.

They were both of the same age -eighteen. They had both, from childhood upward, been close and dear friends at the same school. They were now parting for the first time - and parting, it might be, for life



Go to Page: