Wild Adventures in Wild Places
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Wild Adventures in Wild Places

By Gordon Stables
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  • Gordon Stables
  • "Wild Adventures in Wild Places"
    • Chapter One.
      • Part I—The Moors and Fens of England.
      • In the Depths of the Forest—Frank and his Toad—A Day with the Hounds—The Furies’ Leap—“That Fox was my Fate.”
    • Part I—The Moors and Fens of England.
    • In the Depths of the Forest—Frank and his Toad—A Day with the Hounds—The Furies’ Leap—“That Fox was my Fate.”
    • Chapter Two.
      • Frank undergoes the Process of “Hardening Off”—Camp-life on the Banks of the Thames—A Week among Rabbits—“’Ware Hare.”
    • Frank undergoes the Process of “Hardening Off”—Camp-life on the Banks of the Thames—A Week among Rabbits—“’Ware Hare.”
    • Chapter Three.
      • Frank is thoroughly “Hardened Off”—Deer-stalking in the Highlands—Partridge, Pheasant, and Duck Shooting—“Good-bye”—“None but the Brave deserve the Fair.”
    • Frank is thoroughly “Hardened Off”—Deer-stalking in the Highlands—Partridge, Pheasant, and Duck Shooting—“Good-bye”—“None but the Brave deserve the Fair.”
    • Chapter Four.
      • Part II—The Polar Ice-Fields.
      • Outward bound—Night in the Pack—The Aurora—The awful Silence of the Ice-fields—Seals! Seals!—The Battle with the Bladder-noses—Jack in the Box with a Vengeance—A Fight with Walruses.
    • Part II—The Polar Ice-Fields.
    • Outward bound—Night in the Pack—The Aurora—The awful Silence of the Ice-fields—Seals! Seals!—The Battle with the Bladder-noses—Jack in the Box with a Vengeance—A Fight with Walruses.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The West Land of Greenland—A Fall! a Fall!—Danger on all Sides—“Man the Ice-saws”—Working for Life—Beset in the Dreary Pack.
    • The West Land of Greenland—A Fall! a Fall!—Danger on all Sides—“Man the Ice-saws”—Working for Life—Beset in the Dreary Pack.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Winter in the Ice-fields—The Ice breaks up—Sailing South—A Sledge Adventure—The Storm and Shipwreck—Afloat on an Iceberg—Land! land!—A terrible Journey—Cronstadt.
    • Winter in the Ice-fields—The Ice breaks up—Sailing South—A Sledge Adventure—The Storm and Shipwreck—Afloat on an Iceberg—Land! land!—A terrible Journey—Cronstadt.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Part III—The Russian Steppes.
      • Quiet days on the Kyra—Captain Varde’s happy Home—Fred Freeman’s Rustic Russian—The Captain tells a tale of Adventure.
    • Part III—The Russian Steppes.
    • Quiet days on the Kyra—Captain Varde’s happy Home—Fred Freeman’s Rustic Russian—The Captain tells a tale of Adventure.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The Captain’s tale continued—Winter brings the Bears from the Mountains—The Tragedy in the Forest—Bears at Bay—Breast to breast with Bruin—Fred Freeman falls in love!
    • The Captain’s tale continued—Winter brings the Bears from the Mountains—The Tragedy in the Forest—Bears at Bay—Breast to breast with Bruin—Fred Freeman falls in love!
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The Russian Steppes (concluded).
      • Pleasant Times—A Glorious Hide—A Happy Christmas—Boar-hunting—Attacked by Wolves.
    • The Russian Steppes (concluded).
    • Pleasant Times—A Glorious Hide—A Happy Christmas—Boar-hunting—Attacked by Wolves.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Part IV—The Wilds of Africa.
      • Off to the Cape—Among the Rock Rabbits—A Wild Ride—Lost on the plains.
    • Part IV—The Wilds of Africa.
    • Off to the Cape—Among the Rock Rabbits—A Wild Ride—Lost on the plains.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Cruising in the Dodo—The Bluebell—How oysters grow on trees—Away up the beautiful river—The Bluebell aground—Noontide on the river.
    • Cruising in the Dodo—The Bluebell—How oysters grow on trees—Away up the beautiful river—The Bluebell aground—Noontide on the river.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • An Inland Lake—Enchanting Scenery—The Encampment—Tropical Storms—Hunting the Rhinoceros—Frank Unhorsed—Lyell’s Adventure with a Lion—Encounter with a Gorilla.
    • An Inland Lake—Enchanting Scenery—The Encampment—Tropical Storms—Hunting the Rhinoceros—Frank Unhorsed—Lyell’s Adventure with a Lion—Encounter with a Gorilla.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Part V—The Indian Jungle.
      • A Tête-à-Tête Dinner—Letters from Home—The Journey Junglewards—The Camp and Scenery around it—A Sportsman’s Paradise—Lost in the Forest.
    • Part V—The Indian Jungle.
    • A Tête-à-Tête Dinner—Letters from Home—The Journey Junglewards—The Camp and Scenery around it—A Sportsman’s Paradise—Lost in the Forest.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Adventure with a Python—Moondah’s House—“The Tiger! The Tiger!”—Panthers—Hunting with the Cheetah—The Panther and the Boar.
    • Adventure with a Python—Moondah’s House—“The Tiger! The Tiger!”—Panthers—Hunting with the Cheetah—The Panther and the Boar.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Elephant Hunting—The Elephant and Tiger—The Tusker’s Charge—The Runaway Elephant—The Man-eating Tigress.
    • Elephant Hunting—The Elephant and Tiger—The Tusker’s Charge—The Runaway Elephant—The Man-eating Tigress.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Part VI—Australia.
      • Convalescent at last—A Run to Australia—Set out for the Interior—The Scenery—A Queer Mistake—Frank’s Cousins.
    • Part VI—Australia.
    • Convalescent at last—A Run to Australia—Set out for the Interior—The Scenery—A Queer Mistake—Frank’s Cousins.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Corobory—Native Arms—Quiet Life in the Australian Bush—Chisholm and Eros—A Day with the Kangaroo Hounds.
    • The Corobory—Native Arms—Quiet Life in the Australian Bush—Chisholm and Eros—A Day with the Kangaroo Hounds.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Part VII—The Pampas.
      • Swallowed up in the Forest—Buenos Ayres—Away to the Wilds—A Colony of Highlanders—Frank to the fore.
    • Part VII—The Pampas.
    • Swallowed up in the Forest—Buenos Ayres—Away to the Wilds—A Colony of Highlanders—Frank to the fore.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Chasing Wild Horses—Ostrich-Stalking—A Moonlight Ride—A Deed of Blood—Los Indios!—The Fight—Victory and Pursuit.
    • Chasing Wild Horses—Ostrich-Stalking—A Moonlight Ride—A Deed of Blood—Los Indios!—The Fight—Victory and Pursuit.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Part VIII—The Backwoods.
      • Rounding Cape Horn—Storm and Tempest—San Francisco—Guides for the Backwoods—The Group around the Camp-fire—A Wild Hunter’s Story.
    • Part VIII—The Backwoods.
    • Rounding Cape Horn—Storm and Tempest—San Francisco—Guides for the Backwoods—The Group around the Camp-fire—A Wild Hunter’s Story.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Dugald continues his story—A fearful storm—Attacked by wolves—Lost in the forest—Indians—The surrender—The escape—The mine of gold.
    • Dugald continues his story—A fearful storm—Attacked by wolves—Lost in the forest—Indians—The surrender—The escape—The mine of gold.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Merrie England—A Week at Willoughby Place—Our Heroes Part—A Pleasant Re-union, on which the Curtain drops.
    • Merrie England—A Week at Willoughby Place—Our Heroes Part—A Pleasant Re-union, on which the Curtain drops.
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