The Ocean Waifs: A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea
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The Ocean Waifs: A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea
By Mayne Reid
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Table of Contents
  • Captain Mayne Reid
  • "The Ocean Waifs"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Albatross.
    • The Albatross.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Ship on Fire.
    • Ship on Fire.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Lord’s Prayer.
    • The Lord’s Prayer.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Hunger.—Despair.
    • Hunger.—Despair.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Faith.—Hope.
    • Faith.—Hope.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Flying-Fish.
    • Flying-Fish.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • A Cheering Cloud.
    • A Cheering Cloud.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Canvas Tank.
    • A Canvas Tank.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • A Pleasant Shower-Bath.
    • A Pleasant Shower-Bath.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The Pilot-Fish.
    • The Pilot-Fish.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • A Lenten Dinner.
    • A Lenten Dinner.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Flensing a Shark.
    • Flensing a Shark.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Sucking-Fish.
    • The Sucking-Fish.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • A Sail of Shark-Flesh.
    • A Sail of Shark-Flesh.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • The Mysterious Voice.
    • The Mysterious Voice.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Other Waifs.
    • Other Waifs.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • How Snowball escaped from the Slaver.
    • How Snowball escaped from the Slaver.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Snowball amid the Drift.
    • Snowball amid the Drift.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Snowball at Sea on a Hencoop.
    • Snowball at Sea on a Hencoop.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • The Flash of Lightning.
    • The Flash of Lightning.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • To the Oars.
    • To the Oars.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Ship Ahoy!
    • Ship Ahoy!
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • The Rafts en Rapport.
    • The Rafts en Rapport.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Reconstructing the Raft.
    • Reconstructing the Raft.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Catamaran.
    • The Catamaran.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Little William and Lilly Lalee.
    • Little William and Lilly Lalee.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Too Late!
    • Too Late!
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • “Overboard!”
    • “Overboard!”
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Saved!
    • Saved!
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • The Zygaena.
    • The Zygaena.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • Face to Face.
    • Face to Face.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • A Ring Performance.
    • A Ring Performance.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • The Chase of the Catamaran.
    • The Chase of the Catamaran.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • The Sail out of Sight.
    • The Sail out of Sight.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • Waiting for Death.
    • Waiting for Death.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • A Chest at Sea.
    • A Chest at Sea.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • An improvised Life-Preserver.
    • An improvised Life-Preserver.
    • Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • Conjectures about the Catamaran.
    • Conjectures about the Catamaran.
    • Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • Down the Wind.
    • Down the Wind.
    • Chapter Forty.
      • Launching the Life-Preserver.
    • Launching the Life-Preserver.
    • Chapter Forty One.
      • A Lookout from Aloft.
    • A Lookout from Aloft.
    • Chapter Forty Two.
      • Once more aboard.
    • Once more aboard.
    • Chapter Forty Three.
      • Refitting the Raft.
    • Refitting the Raft.
    • Chapter Forty Four.
      • The Albacores.
    • The Albacores.
    • Chapter Forty Five.
      • The Sword-Fish.
    • The Sword-Fish.
    • Chapter Forty Six.
      • The Swordsman of the Sea.
    • The Swordsman of the Sea.
    • Chapter Forty Seven.
      • Angling for Albacore.
    • Angling for Albacore.
    • Chapter Forty Eight.
      • The Frigate-Bird.
    • The Frigate-Bird.
    • Chapter Forty Nine.
      • Between two Tyrants.
    • Between two Tyrants.
    • Chapter Fifty.
      • Snowball making a Somersault.
    • Snowball making a Somersault.
    • Chapter Fifty One.
      • A Thrust through and through.
    • A Thrust through and through.
    • Chapter Fifty Two.
      • An awkward Grip.
    • An awkward Grip.
    • Chapter Fifty Three.
      • Gloomy Prospects.
    • Gloomy Prospects.
    • Chapter Fifty Four.
      • Thanksgiving.
    • Thanksgiving.
    • Chapter Fifty Five.
      • Snowball sees Land.
    • Snowball sees Land.
    • Chapter Fifty Six.
      • Is it Land?
    • Is it Land?
    • Chapter Fifty Seven.
      • The King of the Cannibal Islands.
    • The King of the Cannibal Islands.
    • Chapter Fifty Eight.
      • Very like a Whale.
    • Very like a Whale.
    • Chapter Fifty Nine.
      • Aboard the Body of a Whale.
    • Aboard the Body of a Whale.
    • Chapter Sixty.
      • A curious Cuisine.
    • A curious Cuisine.
    • Chapter Sixty One.
      • An Assembly of Sharks.
    • An Assembly of Sharks.
    • Chapter Sixty Two.
      • A dangerous Equilibrium.
    • A dangerous Equilibrium.
    • Chapter Sixty Three.
      • A Harpoon well handled.
    • A Harpoon well handled.
    • Chapter Sixty Four.
      • The thick Waters.
    • The thick Waters.
    • Chapter Sixty Five.
      • A Whale on Fire!
    • A Whale on Fire!
    • Chapter Sixty Six.
      • The big Raft.
    • The big Raft.
    • Chapter Sixty Seven.
      • A Crew of Cannibals.
    • A Crew of Cannibals.
    • Chapter Sixty Eight.
      • The Lottery of Life and Death.
    • The Lottery of Life and Death.
    • Chapter Sixty Nine.
      • A Challenge declined.
    • A Challenge declined.
    • Chapter Seventy.
      • An unexpected Termination.
    • An unexpected Termination.
    • Chapter Seventy One.
      • Le Gros upon Trial.
    • Le Gros upon Trial.
    • Chapter Seventy Two.
      • A Duel to the Death.
    • A Duel to the Death.
    • Chapter Seventy Three.
      • Hate against Hate.
    • Hate against Hate.
    • Chapter Seventy Four.
      • A Light!
    • A Light!
    • Chapter Seventy Five.
      • Towards the Beacon!
    • Towards the Beacon!
    • Chapter Seventy Six.
      • A double Darkness.
    • A double Darkness.
    • Chapter Seventy Seven.
      • A whispered Conspiracy.
    • A whispered Conspiracy.
    • Chapter Seventy Eight.
      • A foul Deed done in a Fog.
    • A foul Deed done in a Fog.
    • Chapter Seventy Nine.
      • Dousing the Glim.
    • Dousing the Glim.
    • Chapter Eighty.
      • Suspicious Sounds.
    • Suspicious Sounds.
    • Chapter Eighty One.
      • Unpleasant Conjectures.
    • Unpleasant Conjectures.
    • Chapter Eighty Two.
      • An informal Inquest.
    • An informal Inquest.
    • Chapter Eighty Three.
      • Slipping the Cable.
    • Slipping the Cable.
    • Chapter Eighty Four.
      • Chapter Lxxxiv.
    • Chapter Lxxxiv.
    • Chapter Eighty Five.
      • Nearer and Nearer.
    • Nearer and Nearer.
    • Chapter Eighty Six.
      • Cut in Twain.
    • Cut in Twain.
    • Chapter Eighty Seven.
      • An unlooked-for Deliverance.
    • An unlooked-for Deliverance.
    • Chapter Eighty Eight.
      • A threatened Storm.
    • A threatened Storm.
    • Chapter Eighty Nine.
      • A Startling Shriek.
    • A Startling Shriek.
    • Chapter Ninety.
      • A Madman in mid-Ocean.
    • A Madman in mid-Ocean.
    • Chapter Ninety One.
      • The insane Swimmer.
    • The insane Swimmer.
    • Chapter Ninety Two.
      • Boarding the Boat.
    • Boarding the Boat.
    • Chapter Ninety Three.
      • The Catamaran abandoned.
    • The Catamaran abandoned.
    • Chapter Ninety Four.
      • A “School” of Sperm-Whales.
    • A “School” of Sperm-Whales.
    • Chapter Ninety Five.
      • Worse off than ever.
    • Worse off than ever.
    • Chapter Ninety Six.
      • The darkest Hour.
    • The darkest Hour.
    • Chapter Ninety Seven.
      • A cheering Cup.
    • A cheering Cup.
    • Chapter Ninety Eight.
      • A phantom Ship or a Ship on Fire?
    • A phantom Ship or a Ship on Fire?
    • Chapter Ninety Nine.
      • A Whaler “Trying-Out.”
    • A Whaler “Trying-Out.”
    • Chapter One Hundred.
      • The End of the “Yarn.”
      • The End.
    • The End of the “Yarn.”
    • The End.
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