The War Tiger Or, Adventures and Wonderful Fortunes of the Young Sea Chief and His Lad Chow: A Tale of the Conquest of China
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The War Tiger Or, Adventures and Wonderful Fortunes of the Young Sea Chief and His Lad Chow: A Tale of the Conquest of China
By William Dalton
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  • THE WAR TIGER
  • OR,
  • ADVENTURES AND WONDERFUL FORTUNES OF THE YOUNG SEA CHIEF AND HIS LAD CHOW:
    • A TALE OF THE CONQUEST OF CHINA
    • AUTHOR OF THE "WHITE ELEPHANT," ETC.
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. S. MELVILLE
    • The Escape from the Pagoda.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS
  • THE WAR TIGER.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE YOUNG SEA CHIEF.—HIS MISSION.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THE DEMON SHIP.—THE BOY CHOW.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • ADVENTURES AT SEA.—RESCUE.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE INNKEEPER.—ALARMING NEWS.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • ADVENTURE IN A BUDDHIST MONASTERY.—CHOW'S ENCOUNTER WITH A BONZE.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THRASHING THE GODS.—THE BOYS TAKEN PRISONERS.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • TREACHERY OF THE BONZES.—NICHOLAS SENT TO PRISON AS A TRAITOR.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHOW SETS OUT TO DISCOVER SOME THIEVES.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHOW OUTWITS A GREAT MANDARIN, AND SETS OUT TO RESCUE HIS MASTER.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • ESCAPE OF NICHOLAS FROM PRISON.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • PURSUED BY THE YAH-YU.—THE BOAT WRECK.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • NICHOLAS AGAIN TAKEN PRISONER.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • PAGODAS, THEIR ANTIQUITY AND USES.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • A DANGEROUS DESCENT.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • NICHOLAS DISCOVERS A CONSPIRACY, AND MAKES AN UNPLEASANT ENTRY INTO PEKIN.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE BOYS AGAIN IN TROUBLE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • NICHOLAS RESOLVES UPON A DANGEROUS ADVENTURE.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THE IMPERIAL GARDENS.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE PRINCESSES OF THE MINGS, AND THE LADY CANDIDA.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • DANGER OF THE PRINCESS.—HER RESCUE BY NICHOLAS.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • ASSEMBLY OF THE GREAT PRINCES OF THE EMPIRE.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE BOY PRINCE AND THE RIVAL GENERALS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • AUDIENCE WITH THE SON OF HEAVEN.—NICHOLAS ACCUSES A GREAT PRINCE OF TREASON.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • NICHOLAS UNVEILS A REBEL CHIEF, AND OBTAINS A TITLE.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • NICHOLAS AND THE PRINCE HAVE AN ADVENTURE AND SAVE THE LIFE OF CHOW.
    • Chow in the hands of the Bonzes.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • NICHOLAS RECEIVES AN IMPORTANT COMMAND.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • THE REBELS ATTACK PEKIN.—TREACHERY OF A GENERAL, AND THE FIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • ATTACK ON THE PALACE.—SUICIDE OF THE EMPEROR, THE PRINCESS WOUNDED.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • THE SECRET CAVERN.—THE PRINCESS SAVED BY THE BOYS.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • A LARGE STOCK OF LADIES, TWO TAELS PER SACK.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • CHOW MAKES A DISCOVERY, AND NICHOLAS A SURPRISE.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • NICHOLAS PUNISHES AN UNGRATEFUL INNKEEPER, AND ESCAPES FROM HIS TREACHERY.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • AN OVERLAND JOURNEY.—ATTACKED BY WOLVES, AND STOPPED BY A SERPENT.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • SAVED BY A MUSK-DEER.—STORIES OF WONDERFUL MOUNTAINS.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • TREACHERY OF THE GUIDE.—THE PRINCESS SEIZED BY ROBBERS.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • ONCE MORE PRISONERS, BUT WITH FRIENDS—THE GUIDE'S MISTAKE.
    • Nicholas and Chow taken Prisoners.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • INTERVIEW WITH THE GENERAL.—NICHOLAS CAUSES SOLDIERS TO BE SENT IN SEARCH OF THE PRINCESS.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • CRUEL DEATH OF THE AGED WOO.—A BATTLE.—BRAVERY OF THE BOYS.—CHOW TAKEN BY THE ENEMY.
    • The aged Woo brought in chains before the walls.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • THE REBELS BEATEN.—ARTFULNESS OF THE TARTAR KING.—CHAGRIN AND DISAPPOINTMENT OF NICHOLAS.
  • CHAPTER XL.
    • THE GREAT BOY EMPEROR.—NICHOLAS MEETS WITH A FEARFUL SURPRISE.
  • CHAPTER XLI.
    • NICHOLAS HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH HIS FATHER, AND LEAVES PEKIN FOR EVER.
  • CHAPTER XLII.
    • THE RIVAL SEA CHIEFS.—RE-APPEARANCE OF AN OLD FRIEND.—A COMICAL BATTLE WITH THE TARTARS.
  • CHAPTER XLIII.
    • CHOW DISCOVERS HIS MOTHER AND THE PRINCESS.—RESCUES THEM FROM THE TARTARS AND RELATES HIS ADVENTURES.
  • CHAPTER XLIV.
    • A SEA VOYAGE—THE COLAO RELATES THE ADVENTURES OF THE PRINCESS.
  • CHAPTER XLV.
    • THEY REACH THE PALACE OF THE SEA CHIEF KOSHINGA.
  • CHAPTER XLVI.
    • THE KING AND QUEEN OF FORMOSA.—HAPPY TERMINATION OF THE STORY.
    • THE END.
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