Knocknagow by Charles Kickham

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KNOCKNAGOW, OR THE HOMES OF TIPPERARY

BY

CHARLES J. KICKHAM

AUTHOR OF "SALLY CAVANAGH," "FOR THE OLD LAND," ETC.

"Yet meet him in his cabin rude,

Or dancing with his dark-haired Mary,

You'd swear they knew no other mood,

But mirth and love in Tipperary."

-- THOMAS DAVIS.

DEDICATION

I dedicate this Book

ABOUT THE HOMES OF TIPPERARY

TO

MY LITTLE NIECES, ANNIE AND JOSIE,

WITH MANY REGRETS AND APOLOGIES

THAT IN SPITE OF ALL THEIR ENTREATIES I WAS

OBLIGED TO

"LET POOR NORAH LAHY DIE."

C. J. K.

CONTENTS.

Bibliographic note & acknowledgements

TITLE PAGE & DEDICATION

INTRODUCTION.

By MATTHEW RUSSELL, S.J.

CHAPTER I.

MR. HENRY LOWE BECOMES THE GUEST OF HIS UNCLE'S

PRINCIPAL TENANT.

CHAPTER II.

"MY ELDEST DAUGHTER, SIR."

CHAPTER III.

MAT THE THRASHER.

CHAPTER IV.

THE TRACKS IN THE SNOW.

CHAPTER V.

THE DOCTOR MAKES HIMSELF COMFORTABLE.

CHAPTER VI.

THE STATION -- BARNEY BRODHERICK'S PENANCE --

MRS. SLATTERY CREATES A SENSATION

CHAPTER VII.

NORAH LAHY, -- THE OLD LINNET'S SONG.

CHAPTER VIII.

HONOR LAHY'S GOOD LUCK.

CHAPTER IX.

BILLY HEFFERNAN AND HIS FLUTE.

CHAPTER X.

"A LITTLE NOURISHMENT."

CHAPTER XI.

FATHER HANNIGAN'S SERMON.

CHAPTER XII.

MATRIMONY AND "MARRIAGE MONEY." -- THE WIDOW'S LAST WISH.

CHAPTER XIII.

THE DOCTOR IN A FIX.

CHAPTER XIV.

MOUNT TEMPE AND ITS MASTER.

CHAPTER XV.

A DAY'S SHOOTING LOST.

CHAPTER XVI.

AN UNINVITED VISITOR.

CHAPTER XVII.

LORY.

CHAPTER XVIII.

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