Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines
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Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines"
    • Chapter One.
      • Begins the Story with a Peculiar Meeting.
    • Begins the Story with a Peculiar Meeting.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Shows what Astonishing Results may follow from taking the Wrong Road.
    • Shows what Astonishing Results may follow from taking the Wrong Road.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Introduces a few more Characters and Homely Incidents.
    • Introduces a few more Characters and Homely Incidents.
    • Chapter Four.
      • At Work under the Sea.
    • At Work under the Sea.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Describes a Wreck and some of its Consequences.
    • Describes a Wreck and some of its Consequences.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Treats of the Miner’s Cottage, Work, and Costume.
    • Treats of the Miner’s Cottage, Work, and Costume.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Tells of the Great Mine and of a Royal Dive under the Sea.
    • Tells of the Great Mine and of a Royal Dive under the Sea.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Down, Down, Down.
    • Down, Down, Down.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Treats of Difficulties to be Overcome.
    • Treats of Difficulties to be Overcome.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Shows how Maggot made a Desperate Venture, and what Flowed from it.
    • Shows how Maggot made a Desperate Venture, and what Flowed from it.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Shows that Music hath Charms, and also that it sometimes has Disadvantages.
    • Shows that Music hath Charms, and also that it sometimes has Disadvantages.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • In which Oliver gets “a Fall,” and sees some of the Shadows of the Miner’s Life.
    • In which Oliver gets “a Fall,” and sees some of the Shadows of the Miner’s Life.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Treats of Spirits and of Sundry Spirited Matters and Incidents.
    • Treats of Spirits and of Sundry Spirited Matters and Incidents.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Continues to treat of Spirits, and shows the Value of Hospitality.
    • Continues to treat of Spirits, and shows the Value of Hospitality.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Introduces a Stranger, describes a Picnic, and reveals some Secrets of Mining.
    • Introduces a Stranger, describes a Picnic, and reveals some Secrets of Mining.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Describes “Holing to a House of Water” and its Terrible Consequences.
    • Describes “Holing to a House of Water” and its Terrible Consequences.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • Touches on the Causes of Accidents: Oliver in a New Light and his Uncle in a sad one.
    • Touches on the Causes of Accidents: Oliver in a New Light and his Uncle in a sad one.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Tells of King Arthur and other more or less Fabulous Matters.
    • Tells of King Arthur and other more or less Fabulous Matters.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Small Talk and some Account of Cornish Fairies.
    • Small Talk and some Account of Cornish Fairies.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • The Mine in the Sea.
    • The Mine in the Sea.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Treats of Tin-Smelting and other Matters.
    • Treats of Tin-Smelting and other Matters.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Shows how Oliver and his Friend went to Newlyn and saw the Mackerel Market, and found some Difficulties and Mysteries Awaiting them there.
    • Shows how Oliver and his Friend went to Newlyn and saw the Mackerel Market, and found some Difficulties and Mysteries Awaiting them there.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • In which is Recorded a Visit to an Infant-School; a Warning to a Thankless Old Gentleman; also a Storm, and a Sudden as well as Surprising End of a Mine, besides Dark Designs.
    • In which is Recorded a Visit to an Infant-School; a Warning to a Thankless Old Gentleman; also a Storm, and a Sudden as well as Surprising End of a Mine, besides Dark Designs.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Exhibits the Managing Director and the Secretary of Wheal Dooem in Confidential Circumstances, and Introduces the Subject of “Locals.”
    • Exhibits the Managing Director and the Secretary of Wheal Dooem in Confidential Circumstances, and Introduces the Subject of “Locals.”
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • Shows the Miner in his Sunday Garb, and Astonishes Clearemout, besides Relating some Incidents of an Accident.
    • Shows the Miner in his Sunday Garb, and Astonishes Clearemout, besides Relating some Incidents of an Accident.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Tells of a Discovery and a Disaster.
    • Tells of a Discovery and a Disaster.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Indicates that “We little know what Great Things from Little Things may rise.”
    • Indicates that “We little know what Great Things from Little Things may rise.”
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Describes Setting-Day at the Mine, etcetera.
    • Describes Setting-Day at the Mine, etcetera.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Details, among other Things, a Deed of Heroism.
    • Details, among other Things, a Deed of Heroism.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Reveals some Astonishing Facts and their Consequences.
    • Reveals some Astonishing Facts and their Consequences.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • Describes a Marred Plot, and tells of Retributive Justice.
    • Describes a Marred Plot, and tells of Retributive Justice.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • Touches on Love and on Pilchard Fishing.
    • Touches on Love and on Pilchard Fishing.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • The Last.
      • The End.
    • The Last.
    • The End.
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