The Poacher Joseph Rushbrook
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The Poacher Joseph Rushbrook

By Frederick Marryat
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Table of Contents
  • Captain Marryat
  • "The Poacher"
    • Chapter One.
      • In which there is more Ale than Argument.
    • In which there is more Ale than Argument.
    • Chapter Two.
      • In which the Hero of the Tale is formally Introduced.
    • In which the Hero of the Tale is formally Introduced.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Train a Child in the Way he should go, and he will not depart from it.
    • Train a Child in the Way he should go, and he will not depart from it.
    • Chapter Four.
      • In which the Author has endeavoured, with all his Power, to suit the present Taste of the Public.
    • In which the Author has endeavoured, with all his Power, to suit the present Taste of the Public.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Sins of the Father are Visited upon the Child.
    • The Sins of the Father are Visited upon the Child.
    • Chapter Six.
      • “The World before him, where to choose.”
    • “The World before him, where to choose.”
    • Chapter Seven.
      • If you want Employment go to London.
    • If you want Employment go to London.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Dissertation upon Pedigree.
    • A Dissertation upon Pedigree.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • In which the Advice of a Father deserves Peculiar Attention.
    • In which the Advice of a Father deserves Peculiar Attention.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • In which Major McShane narrates some curious Matrimonial Speculations.
    • In which Major McShane narrates some curious Matrimonial Speculations.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • In which an Interchange and Confidence take place.
    • In which an Interchange and Confidence take place.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • An Expedition, as of Yore, across the Waters for a Wife.
    • An Expedition, as of Yore, across the Waters for a Wife.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • In which there is some Information Relative to the City of St. Petersburg.
    • In which there is some Information Relative to the City of St. Petersburg.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Going to Court, and Courting.
    • Going to Court, and Courting.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • A Runaway and a Hard Pursuit.
    • A Runaway and a Hard Pursuit.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Return to England.
    • Return to England.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Day after the Murder.
    • The Day after the Murder.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • A Coroner’s Inquest.
    • A Coroner’s Inquest.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • A Friend in Need is a Friend indeed.
    • A Friend in Need is a Friend indeed.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • In which we again follow up our Hero’s Destiny.
    • In which we again follow up our Hero’s Destiny.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • The Scene is again shifted, and the Plot advances.
    • The Scene is again shifted, and the Plot advances.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • A very Long Chapter, but in which our Hero obtains Employment in a very Short Time.
    • A very Long Chapter, but in which our Hero obtains Employment in a very Short Time.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • In which our Hero goes on Duty.
    • In which our Hero goes on Duty.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • In which Mrs Chopper reads her Ledger.
    • In which Mrs Chopper reads her Ledger.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • In which the Biter is bit.
    • In which the Biter is bit.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • In which our Hero again falls in with an Old Acquaintance.
    • In which our Hero again falls in with an Old Acquaintance.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • In which the Wheel of Fortune brings our Hero’s Nose to a Grindstone.
    • In which the Wheel of Fortune brings our Hero’s Nose to a Grindstone.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • On the Science of Tinkering and the Art of Writing Despatches.
    • On the Science of Tinkering and the Art of Writing Despatches.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • In which the Tinker falls in Love with a Lady of High Degree.
    • In which the Tinker falls in Love with a Lady of High Degree.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Plotting, Reading and Writing.
    • Plotting, Reading and Writing.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • In which the Plot thickens.
    • In which the Plot thickens.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • In which the Tinker makes Love.
    • In which the Tinker makes Love.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • Well done Tinker.
    • Well done Tinker.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • A very Long Chapter, necessary to fetch up the Remainder of the Convoy.
    • A very Long Chapter, necessary to fetch up the Remainder of the Convoy.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • A Retrospect that the Parties may all start Fair again.
    • A Retrospect that the Parties may all start Fair again.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Our Hero falls in with an old Acquaintance, and is not very much Delighted.
    • Our Hero falls in with an old Acquaintance, and is not very much Delighted.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • In which our Hero returns to his Former Employment, but on a Grander Scale of Operation.
    • In which our Hero returns to his Former Employment, but on a Grander Scale of Operation.
    • Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • In which the Wheel of Fortune turns a Spoke or two in Favour of our Hero.
    • In which the Wheel of Fortune turns a Spoke or two in Favour of our Hero.
    • Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • Chapter of Infinite Variety, containing Agony, Law, Love, Quarrelling, and Suicide.
    • Chapter of Infinite Variety, containing Agony, Law, Love, Quarrelling, and Suicide.
    • Chapter Forty.
      • In which our Hero tries Change of Air.
    • In which our Hero tries Change of Air.
    • Chapter Forty One.
      • In which our Hero has his Head turned the Wrong Way.
    • In which our Hero has his Head turned the Wrong Way.
    • Chapter Forty Two.
      • Very Pleasant Correspondence.
    • Very Pleasant Correspondence.
    • Chapter Forty Three.
      • A very Long Chapter, with a very Long Story, which could not well be cut in Half.
    • A very Long Chapter, with a very Long Story, which could not well be cut in Half.
    • Chapter Forty Four.
      • In which the Tide of Fortune turns against our Hero.
    • In which the Tide of Fortune turns against our Hero.
    • Chapter Forty Five.
      • In which Mary makes a Discovery of what has been Long Known to the Reader.
    • In which Mary makes a Discovery of what has been Long Known to the Reader.
    • Chapter Forty Six.
      • In which our Hero makes up his Mind to be Hanged.
    • In which our Hero makes up his Mind to be Hanged.
    • Chapter Forty Seven.
      • In which our Hero proves Game to the very Last.
    • In which our Hero proves Game to the very Last.
    • Chapter Forty Eight.
      • In which Everybody appears to be on the Move except our Hero.
    • In which Everybody appears to be on the Move except our Hero.
    • Chapter Forty Nine.
      • The Interview.
    • The Interview.
    • Chapter Fifty.
      • In which it is to be hoped that the Story winds up to the Satisfaction of the Reader.
    • In which it is to be hoped that the Story winds up to the Satisfaction of the Reader.
    • Chapter Fifty One.
      • A Short Story.
      • The End.
    • A Short Story.
    • The End.
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