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Summary of the Book 'Jack Harkaway And His Son Escape From The Brigands Of Greece':
On cover: Vingt-huitieme mille.
Excerpts from the Book 'Jack Harkaway And His Son Escape From The Brigands Of Greece':
... The surgeon alone retained his presence of mind. Snatching a lamp from one of the men, he thrust it as far as his arm could reach up the chimney ... ... Harry held the other end of the cord, and as soon as the darkness and confusion came, he drove the hook into poor old Mole's wig, while ... ... supporters of Tomaso, who had not uttered a word since the discomfiture of their champion, and said to them especially- If any of you ... ... him and bore him away. How far he could not tell, but it seemed, as far as he could guess, five or six miles. At length they reached a ... ... Face or form seen My chestnut tresses, And my Spanish fall, ... ... was working. As he sat there, the sentinel remained motionless, leaning on his carbine and peering over the edge of the precipice. Presently ... ... the road, so that the sky was barely visible, and here and there heaven was altogether obscured, for they had to walk through tunnels in the solid ... ... upon him, so that he actually quailed before her indignant gaze. Silence, I tell you, bully-butcher-villain-silence! Hunston would have retorted ... ... His note says clearly enough on the lake in the fairy gondola. Well, it will certainly be nice to be a princess, but I do hope that his highness ... ... their arms. Just in the very nick of time. Two seconds more and they would have had no chance. Now, cried Harkaway, still with the ... ... Now for young Jack. Once more let us see the bold young Harkaway and Harry, his brave comrade. Too long have we been ... ... puzzle. Eureka! he cried I have discovered it. What? demanded the startled Jack. The cypher. It is alphabetical. Listen here. ... ... the others? We can only give a guess, said the governor, but it is a good one. His gaoler has disappeared with him the rest is not a difficult ... ... but I should be a villain if I did not do something handsome for you if I could. I tell you what, mate, you shall lug me and my mate ... ... hip! Hurrah! And they towed the vanquished shark alongside the Westward Ho! while Isaac Mole became the hero of the day. ... ... IV. HUNSTON'S ADVENTURE-MOLE IN A MAZE-HE MEETS AN EVIL SPIRIT- GROSS OUTRAGE ON HIS WOODEN LEGS-MATHIAS IN TROUBLE-THE ASSASSIN'S KNIFE. ... ... what it seems a-coming to? I'll tell you, answered Hunston, sinking his voice, we'll serve the Harkaway party as he served your messmates. ... ... Hunston gave a loud yell of despair, and gazed around him. Again his glance was riveted by the sight of the two boys standing in the same ... ... in it, Dick, old boy, cried Jack here's one for Harkaway. Hurrah! shouted Dick, in great excitement. A Harkaway! a Harkaway to the rescue! ... ... a barrel of tar, while Petrus attended to a large cauldron of water. Ten minutes before the hands of the clock pointed to half-past twelve, ...