Soldiers of the Queen
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Soldiers of the Queen
By Harold Avery
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  • "A fierce hand-to-hand fight was in progress."
  • SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN
    • BY
    • HAROLD AVERY
      • LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK THOMAS NELSON AND SONS 1898
    • LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK THOMAS NELSON AND SONS 1898
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • "Lieutenant Lawson, revolver in hand, stepped into a gap in the ranks" . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece.
        • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth"
        • "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer'" (missing from book)
        • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room"
        • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
        • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti"
        • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear"
        • "The oncoming mass of Arabs"
      • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth"
      • "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer'" (missing from book)
      • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room"
      • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
      • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti"
      • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear"
      • "The oncoming mass of Arabs"
    • "Lieutenant Lawson, revolver in hand, stepped into a gap in the ranks" . . . . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece.
      • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth"
      • "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer'" (missing from book)
      • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room"
      • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
      • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti"
      • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear"
      • "The oncoming mass of Arabs"
    • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth"
    • "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer'" (missing from book)
    • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room"
    • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
    • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti"
    • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear"
    • "The oncoming mass of Arabs"
  • SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • TIN SOLDIERS.
        • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth."
      • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth."
      • CHAPTER II.
        • AN UGLY DUCKLING.
      • AN UGLY DUCKLING.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • THE REBEL RECLAIMED.
      • THE REBEL RECLAIMED.
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • THE COURT OF QUEEN MAB.
      • THE COURT OF QUEEN MAB.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • AN UNLUCKY PICNIC.
        • [Illustration: "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer.'" (missing from book)]
      • AN UNLUCKY PICNIC.
      • [Illustration: "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer.'" (missing from book)]
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • A KEEPSAKE.
      • A KEEPSAKE.
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • STRIFE IN THE UPPER FOURTH.
      • STRIFE IN THE UPPER FOURTH.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • A BANQUET AT "DUSTER'S."
      • A BANQUET AT "DUSTER'S."
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • "GUARD TURN OUT!"
      • "GUARD TURN OUT!"
      • CHAPTER X.
        • "STORMS IN A TEA-CUP."
        • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room."
      • "STORMS IN A TEA-CUP."
      • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room."
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • "OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN—"
        • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
      • "OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN—"
      • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • "—INTO THE FIRE."
      • "—INTO THE FIRE."
      • CHAPTER XIII.
        • A ROBBERY AT BRENLANDS.
        • Presented to CAPTAIN JOHN FENLEIGH, OF THE "EVELINA" STEAMSHIP,
      • A ROBBERY AT BRENLANDS.
      • Presented to CAPTAIN JOHN FENLEIGH, OF THE "EVELINA" STEAMSHIP,
      • CHAPTER XIV.
        • THE SOUND OF THE DRUM.
      • THE SOUND OF THE DRUM.
      • CHAPTER XV.
        • THE QUEEN'S SHILLING.
      • THE QUEEN'S SHILLING.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
        • ON ACTIVE SERVICE.
        • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti."
      • ON ACTIVE SERVICE.
      • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti."
      • CHAPTER XVII
        • UNDER FIRE.
      • UNDER FIRE.
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
        • THE BATTLE.
        • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear."
      • THE BATTLE.
      • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear."
      • CHAPTER XIX.
        • "FOOD FOR POWDER."
      • "FOOD FOR POWDER."
      • CHAPTER XX.
        • THE RIVER'S BRINK.
        • "The oncoming mass of Arabs."
      • THE RIVER'S BRINK.
      • "The oncoming mass of Arabs."
      • CHAPTER XXI.
        • "WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME AGAIN!"
      • "WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME AGAIN!"
      • CHAPTER XXII
        • CONCLUSION.
      • CONCLUSION.
      • Nelson's Books for Boys.
      • NELSON'S BOOKS AT ONE AND SIXPENCE.
      • NELSON'S "ROYAL" LIBRARIES.
        • THE SHILLING SERIES.
      • THE SHILLING SERIES.
    • TIN SOLDIERS.
      • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth."
    • "Another volley swept the intervening stretch of tablecloth."
    • CHAPTER II.
      • AN UGLY DUCKLING.
    • AN UGLY DUCKLING.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • THE REBEL RECLAIMED.
    • THE REBEL RECLAIMED.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE COURT OF QUEEN MAB.
    • THE COURT OF QUEEN MAB.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • AN UNLUCKY PICNIC.
      • [Illustration: "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer.'" (missing from book)]
    • AN UNLUCKY PICNIC.
    • [Illustration: "'Make haste! I can't hang on much longer.'" (missing from book)]
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • A KEEPSAKE.
    • A KEEPSAKE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • STRIFE IN THE UPPER FOURTH.
    • STRIFE IN THE UPPER FOURTH.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • A BANQUET AT "DUSTER'S."
    • A BANQUET AT "DUSTER'S."
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • "GUARD TURN OUT!"
    • "GUARD TURN OUT!"
    • CHAPTER X.
      • "STORMS IN A TEA-CUP."
      • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room."
    • "STORMS IN A TEA-CUP."
    • "The visitors were seized, and hustled unceremoniously out of the room."
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • "OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN—"
      • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
    • "OUT OF THE FRYING-PAN—"
    • "'Here they are! now we've got them!'"
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • "—INTO THE FIRE."
    • "—INTO THE FIRE."
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • A ROBBERY AT BRENLANDS.
      • Presented to CAPTAIN JOHN FENLEIGH, OF THE "EVELINA" STEAMSHIP,
    • A ROBBERY AT BRENLANDS.
    • Presented to CAPTAIN JOHN FENLEIGH, OF THE "EVELINA" STEAMSHIP,
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • THE SOUND OF THE DRUM.
    • THE SOUND OF THE DRUM.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • THE QUEEN'S SHILLING.
    • THE QUEEN'S SHILLING.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • ON ACTIVE SERVICE.
      • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti."
    • ON ACTIVE SERVICE.
    • "It was Christmas Day in the camp at Korti."
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • UNDER FIRE.
    • UNDER FIRE.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • THE BATTLE.
      • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear."
    • THE BATTLE.
    • "The enemy swerved round the flank of the square, and burst furiously upon the rear."
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • "FOOD FOR POWDER."
    • "FOOD FOR POWDER."
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • THE RIVER'S BRINK.
      • "The oncoming mass of Arabs."
    • THE RIVER'S BRINK.
    • "The oncoming mass of Arabs."
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • "WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME AGAIN!"
    • "WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME AGAIN!"
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • CONCLUSION.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • Nelson's Books for Boys.
    • NELSON'S BOOKS AT ONE AND SIXPENCE.
    • NELSON'S "ROYAL" LIBRARIES.
      • THE SHILLING SERIES.
    • THE SHILLING SERIES.
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