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       A Monk of Cruta, p.1

           E. Phillips Oppenheim
 
A Monk of Cruta


  Produced by Alcina Hadwin, Suzanne Shell and the OnlineDistributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net

  [Transcriber's note: All typographical errors have been corrected. Allother inconsistencies in the text, including an unfinished sentence,have been left as is.]

  A MONK OF CRUTA

  BY

  E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM,

  _Author of "The Peer and the Woman," "A Millionaire of Yesterday,"Etc., Etc._

  NEW YORK: J. S. OGILVIE PUBLISHING COMPANY, 57 ROSE STREET.

  COPYRIGHT, 1894, BY F. TENNYSON NEELY.

  A MONK OF CRUTA.

  CONTENTS.

  CHAP. PAGE

  I. "THE BLACK-ROBED PHANTOM, 'DEATH'" 11

  II. "THE NEW ART" 32

  III. "THE DANCING GIRL" 39

  IV. "ADREA'S DIARY" 47

  V. "THE FAR-OFF MUTTERING OF THE STORM TO COME" 50

  VI. "AN ASHEN GREY DELIGHT" 61

  VII. "WHO ARE YOU, AND WHAT YOUR MISSION" 73

  VIII. "I AM WEARY OF A HOPELESS LOVE" 80

  IX. "AH! HOW FAIR MY WEAKNESS FINDS THEE" 91

  X. "I AM BUT A SLAVE, AND YET I BID THEE COME" 104

  XI. "ADREA'S DIARY" 114

  XII. "WE ARE LIKE SHOOTING STARS, WHOSE MEETING IS THEIR RUIN" 122

  XIII. "THE PATH THAT LEADS TO MADMEN'S KINGDOMS" 129

  XIV. "THE POISON OF HONEY FLOWERS" 136

  XV. "AND MOST OF ALL WOULD I FLY FROM THE CRUEL MADNESS OF LOVE" 144

  XVI. "'TWIXT YOU AND ME A NOISOME SHADOW CAST" 154

  XVII. "IF LOVE YOU CHOOSE, THEN LOVE SHALL BE YOUR RUIN" 159

  XVIII. "SOFTLY GLIMMERING THROUGH THE LAURELS AT THE QUIET EVENFALL" 166

  XIX. "BLOOD CALLS ALOUD FOR BLOOD AND NOT FOR HANDS ENTWINED" 174

  XX. "THE NEW, STRONG WINE OF LOVE" 180

  XXI. "ADREA'S DIARY" 185

  XXII. "OH! HEART OF STONE, YET FLESH TO ALL SAVE ME" 195

  XXIII. "MY LIPS ARE CHARGED WITH TRUTH, AND JUSTICE BIDS ME SPEAK" 206

  XXIV. "THE SHATTERED VASE OF LOVE'S MOST HOLY VOWS" 218

  XXV. "A BECKONING VOICE FROM OUT A SHADOWY LAND" 224

  XXVI. "LATE THOU COMEST, CRUEL THOU HAST BEEN" 232

  XXVII. "GRIM FIGURES TRACED BY SORROW'S FIERY HAND" 241

  XXVIII. "ADREA'S DIARY" 249

  XXIX. "ADREA'S DIARY" 263

  XXX. "ADREA'S DIARY" 275

  XXXI. "ADREA'S DIARY" 280

  XXXII. "THE LORD OF CRUTA" 291

  XXXIII. "THE DAWN OF A SHORT, SWEET LIFE" 298

  XXXIV. "A VOICE AND FIGURE FROM THE DISTANT PAST" 308

  XXXV. "FROM OUT LIFE'S THUNDERS TO A STRANGE, SWEET WORLD" 322

  XXXVI. "LOVE THAN DEATH ITSELF MORE STRONG" 329

  A MONK OF CRUTA.

 
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