A Knight of the Nineteenth Century by Edward Payson Roe

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"This book contains the elements of perfect work, clearness and brilliancy of style, conciseness and beauty of expression, a good plot, an entertaining story, and a most excellent moral." — Christian Intelligencer.


"The whole tone of the work is manly and healthful. It is thoroughly noble in all its teachings and tendencies." — Utica Herald.


"It is a book which those who begin will be pretty sure to finish, deriving from it a new impulse to the truest knighthood." — Harper's Magazine.

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Book Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1. Bad Training For A Knight
  • 2. Both Apologize
  • 3. Chained To An Iceberg
  • 4. Immature
  • 5. Passion’s Clamor
  • 6. “Gloomy Grandeur”
  • 7. Birds Of Prey
  • 8. Their Victim
  • 9. Pat And The Press
  • 10. Returning Consciousness
  • 11. Haldane Is Arrested
  • 12. A Memorable Meeting
  • 13. Our Knight In Jail
  • 14. Mr. Arnot’s System Works Badly
  • 15. Haldane’s Resolve
  • 16. The Impulses Of Wounded Pride
  • 17. At Odds With The World
  • 18. The World’s Verdict—Our Knight A Criminal
  • 19. The World’s Best Offer—A Prison
  • 20. Maiden And Wood-Sawyer
  • 21. Magnanimous Mr. Shrumpf
  • 22. A Man Who Hated Himself
  • 23. Mr. Growther Becomes Gigantic
  • 24. How Public Opinion Is Often Made
  • 25. A Paper Poniard
  • 26. A Sorry Knight
  • 27. God Sent His Angel
  • 28. Facing The Consequences
  • 29. How Evil Isolates
  • 30. Ideal Knighthood
  • 31. The Low Starting-point
  • 32. A Sacred Refrigerator
  • 33. A Doubtful Battle In Prospect
  • 34. A Foothold
  • 35. “That Sermon Was A Bombshell”
  • 36. Mr. Growther Feeds An Ancient Grudge
  • 37. Hoping For A Miracle
  • 38. The Miracle Takes Place
  • 39. Votaries Of The World
  • 40. Human Nature
  • 41. Mrs. Arnot’s Creed
  • 42. The Lever That Moves The World
  • 43. Mr. Growther “Stumped”
  • 44. Growth
  • 45. Laura Romeyn
  • 46. Misjudged
  • 47. Laura Chooses Her Knight
  • 48. Mrs. Arnot’s Knight
  • 49. A Knightly Deed
  • 50. Dreaded Death!”
  • 51. “O Priceless Life!”
  • 52. A Man Versus A Connoisseur
  • 53. Exit Of Laura’s First Knight
  • 54. Another Knight Appears
  • Copyright Information

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Publication Information

  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2019-09-30
  • Updated: 2019-10-05 (v5)
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0
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