Index:The red true story book.djvu

The red true story book.djvu

Title The Red True Story Book
Author various
Translator various
Editor Andrew Lang
Illustrator Henry Justice Ford
Year 1895
Publisher Longmans, Green
Location London, New York
Source djvu
Progress To be proofread
Transclusion Index not transcluded or unreviewed
OCLC 1052530007

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CONTENTS

Wilson's Last Fight 1

The Life and Death of Joan the Maid 19

How the Bass was held for King James 92

The Crowning of Inesde Castro 99

The Story of Orthon 105

How Gustavus Vasa won his Kingdom 114

Monsieur de Bayard's Duel . 122

Story of Gudbrand of the Dales 125

Sir Richard Grenville 132

The Story of Molly Pitcher 137

The Voyages, Dangerous Adventures, and Imminent Escapes of Captain Richard Falconer 141

Marbot's March - 150

Eylau. The Mare Lisette . 162

How Marbot crossed the Danube . 175

The piteous Death of Gaston, Son of the Count of Foix- 186

Rolf Stake 191

The Wreck of the 'Wager'. 195

Peter Williamson . 213

A Wonderful Voyage 226

The Pitcairn Islanders . . 238

A Relation of three years' Suffering of Robert Everard upon the Island of Assada, near Madagascar, in a Voyage to India, in the year 1686. 247

The Fight at Svolder Island .252

The Death of Hacon the Good 261

Prince Charlie's War 265

The Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition . 324

The Story of Emund 346

The Man in White 354

The Adventures of 'the Bull of Earlstoun' 358

The Story of Grisell Baillie's Sheep's Head 366

The Conquest of Peru 371 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PLATES

'In the Borghese gardens practised that royal game of golf frontispiece

JiLst as his arm loas pois2d I fired .... 10

Joan in church 24

Joan rides to Chinon 38

Joan tells the King liis secret ......42

TJie English Archers beirayed by tJtc Stag .64

The Coronation of Charles VII .... 68

'Instantly a gust of Wind blew her off tlie rock into the sea ' 92

'One man . . . stalked about the deck and flourished a cutlass . . . shouting that he ivas " king of the country " ' . 196

The Indian threatens Peter Williamson 214 'Another party of Indians arrived, bringing twenty scalps and three prisoners' 218

The savages attack the boat 230

'The madman dwelt alone ' 242

King Olaf leaps overboard 256

'In the Borghese gardens practised that royal game of golf 266

'I will, though not another man in the Highlands should draiu a sword 272

'He galloped tip the streets of Edinburgh shouting, " Victory ! Victory " ' 294

Manco Qapac and Mama Ocllo Huaco, the Children of the Sun, come from Lake Titicaca to govern and civilise the tribes of Peru 374

In one cave the soldiers found vases of pure gold, etc. 412

WOODCUTS IN TEXT

One of them Lifted his assegai 17

' The Fairy Tree ' . . . 20

Joan hears the Voice . . 28

Robert thinks Joan crazed . 34

' Sir, this is ill done of you ' . 37

' In a better language than yours,' said Joan . . . 4G

' Lead him to the Cross ! ' cried she . . . .50

Then spurred she her horse . . . and xnit out the flame ' 53

Joan is icounded by the arrow 57

' Now arose adisputc among the captains ' . . . . 61

One Englishman at least died well 63

Joan challenges the English to sally forth . . .73

' Go she would not till she had taken that town' . . . 79

Joan Captured . . .83

Joan at Beaurevoir . . . 85

' They burned Joan the Maid ' 89

The Bass attacked by the frigates . . . .97

Ines pleads for her life . . 101

' I will send you a champion whom you will fear more than yon fear me ' . . 107

Ortlwn's last appearance . .112

Gtistavus leaves school for good ! . . . . .115

' Lazy loon ! Have you no tvork todoV . . . . 119

' Surrender, Don Alonzo, or you are a dead man ! ' . 123

' In the following night Gudbrand dreamed a dream ' .127

The destruction of the idol . 130

' Still he cried to his men, " Fight on, fight on .' " ' . . 134

Molly takes her husband's place 139

' As we approached we saw the pirate sinking ' . . . 143

Falconer knocks doicn a bird 145

Falconer returns to his coin- panions .... 148

'Then, drawing their swords, they dashed at the rest ' 152

MarboVs fight with the Carabineers in the alley 157

Lisette catches the thief in the stable ..... 164

' I regarded myself as a horseman who is trying to win a steeplechase ' . . . . 166

Lisette carries off the Russian officer 169

'Guided by the transport man he reached me and found me living ' 172

'"I will go, sir," I cried ' 177   

' We had to saw the rope ' . . 182

' The Count leaped up, a knife in his hand ' . . . 188

Gaston in prison . . .189

' But now here sits in the high seat a thin stake ' 192

' He fleeth not the flame Who leapcth o'er the same ' . 193

The Captain shoots Mr. Cozens 202

Mr. Hamilton's fight tcith the sea-lion 205

The Cacique fires off the gun . 208

Byron rides past the turnpikes 211 Xll

LIST OF ILLUSTBATIONS

The captain cjuardcd hy the mutineers . . . . 228

The Pitcairn islanders on board the English frigate . 239

Old John Adams teaches the children . .... 245

Death of the supercargo . . 248

' None will now deny that " Long Snake " sails by^ . 255

Hacon casts his shield away . 263

' Go, sir, to your general ; tell hivi what you, have seen . . .' 276

Escape of the Duke of Perth . 281

•* Li many a panelled parlour ' 284

' Och no ! she be relieved ' . 287

Mrs. Murray of Broughton

distributes cockades to the

c-oivd 289

James More wounded at Prestonpans . . . 293

Crossing Shap Fell . . . 301

' Many had their broadsiuords and dirks sharpened ' . 304

  • The Prince caught Jiivi by the liair ' .... 307

TJie poor boy fell, mortally wounded . . . .311

The ' Bout of Moy ' . . . 315

The end of Cullodcn . . 322

The advance party of eight started on October 29 ' . . 327


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Golah is abandoned . . 332

' King, they are gone / ' . . 337

Death of Burke . . . 342

Bessd introduced to the Man in Mliite . . . . 355

' Saio reflected in the mirror the white figure ' 356

' Sometimes lie xvould find a party searching for him quite close at hand ' . . 360

Alexander Gordon wood- chopping in the disguise of a labourer .... 3G2

Grisell brings the sheep's head to her father in the vault . 367

A Peruvian postman . . 381

Almagro tconnded in the eye . 387

Many of the Spaniards were killed by the snakes and alligators . . . . 389

Amazement of the hidians at seeing a cavalier fall from his horse .... 391

Pizarro sees llamas for the first time 393

The cavalier displays Jiis horse- manship before Atahuallpa 401

The friar tirges Pizarro to attack the Peruvians . . 404

The Spatiiards destroy the idol

at Pachacamac . . . 407