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The sea came pouring in.

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E. Nesbit
With Illustrations by H. R. Millar

 

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Copyright © 1913 by E. Nesbit
Illustrations copyright © 1913 by H. R. Millar

 

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To Dr. E. N. da C. Andrade,


FROM
E. Nesbit

Well Hall,
Kent

 

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Contents

 

CHAPTER I
Sabrina Fair 1


CHAPTER II
The Captive 13


CHAPTER III
The Rescue 30


CHAPTER IV
Gratitude 51


CHAPTER V
Consequences 61


CHAPTER VI
The Mermaid's Home 69


CHAPTER VII
The Skies Are Falling 84


CHAPTER VIII
The Water-War 101


CHAPTER IX
The Book People 116


CHAPTER X
The Under Folk 135


CHAPTER XI
The Peacemaker 154


CHAPTER XII
The End 167

 

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Illustrations

 

The sea came pouring in. Frontispiece

"We die in captivity." 26

"'Translucent wave,' indeed!" 42

"The police." 54

And disappeared entirely. 59

She caught Kathleen in her arms. 79

The golden door. 82

The Swordfish Brigade. 103

The First Dipsys. 110

Book Hatefuls. 122

Book Heroines. 130

In the net. 137

The Hall of Public Archives. 149

The chargers of the Horse Marines. 152

 


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


The author died in 1924, 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.