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The Praying Skipper and Other Stories

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THE PRAYING SKIPPER

 
 

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"'Cast me not off in the time of old age, forsake me not when strength faileth.'"

 

 

THE PRAYING
SKIPPER

AND OTHER STORIES


BY
RALPH D. PAINE


ILLUSTRATED

 

NEW YORK
THE OUTING PUBLISHING COMPANY
1906

 

 

Copyright, 1903, 1905, by Chas. Scribner's Sons
Copyright, 1904, by The Century Co.
Copyright, 1905, by The Outing Publishing Co.
Copyright, 1906, by McClure Philips & Co.


Copyright, 1906, by The Outing Publishing Co.


Entered at Stationers' Hall, London, England


All rights reserved

 

THE OUTING PRESS
DEPOSIT, N. Y.

 

 

CONTENTS

  1. CHAPTER PAGE
  2. I.
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    1
  3. II.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    45
  4. III.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    116
  5. IV.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    155
  6. V.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    196
  7. VI.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    225
  8. VII.
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    259
  9.  
 

ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. "Cast me not off in the time of old age, forsake me not when my strength faileth."
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    Frontispiece
  2. facing
    page
  3. "You are a disgrace to Yale, all of you."
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    45
  4. Jack Hasting's mother cannot find her boy in the crew
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    74
  5. The flight of Corporal Sweeney
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    118
  6. The last of the Albatross
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    182
  7. As he rose the jagged timber was hurled straight at him
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    286
 


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1925, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.