The Lifeboat
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The Lifeboat

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "The Lifeboat"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Beginning—in which Several Important Personages are Introduced.
    • The Beginning—in which Several Important Personages are Introduced.
    • Chapter Two.
      • In Which more Important Personages are Introduced, and Display their Characters by their Actions More or Less.
    • In Which more Important Personages are Introduced, and Display their Characters by their Actions More or Less.
    • Chapter Three.
      • In which the Introduction of Important Personages is Continued, in Rather Exciting Circumstances.
    • In which the Introduction of Important Personages is Continued, in Rather Exciting Circumstances.
    • Chapter Four.
      • In which Introductions still go on, and Coming Events Cast their Shadows Before.
    • In which Introductions still go on, and Coming Events Cast their Shadows Before.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Gale—False Economy and its Results—A Wreck on the Goodwin Sands.
    • The Gale—False Economy and its Results—A Wreck on the Goodwin Sands.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Heroes of the Kentish Coast—The Lifeboat—The Rescue.
    • Heroes of the Kentish Coast—The Lifeboat—The Rescue.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • The Widow’s Cottage.
    • The Widow’s Cottage.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The Living Left Among the Dead—A Wild Chase on a Wild Night Stopped by a Ghost.
    • The Living Left Among the Dead—A Wild Chase on a Wild Night Stopped by a Ghost.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Unbusinesslike Proceedings in “The Office”—Peekins Grows Desperate and Takes Refuge in the “Three Jolly Tars.”
    • Unbusinesslike Proceedings in “The Office”—Peekins Grows Desperate and Takes Refuge in the “Three Jolly Tars.”
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The “Hovel” on Deal Beach—A Storm Brewing—Plans to Circumvent the Smugglers.
    • The “Hovel” on Deal Beach—A Storm Brewing—Plans to Circumvent the Smugglers.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • The Smugglers’ Cave—A Surprise, a Deception, a Fight, and an Escape.
    • The Smugglers’ Cave—A Surprise, a Deception, a Fight, and an Escape.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • The Storm—The Wreck of the Homeward Bound—The Lifeboat.
    • The Storm—The Wreck of the Homeward Bound—The Lifeboat.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Saving the Passengers and Crew—Our Heroes Distinguish Themselves.
      • General Observations.
    • Saving the Passengers and Crew—Our Heroes Distinguish Themselves.
    • General Observations.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The Morning after the Storm.
    • The Morning after the Storm.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Relates to Love, Cross Purposes and Mistakes, etcetera.
    • Relates to Love, Cross Purposes and Mistakes, etcetera.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Tommy Bogey forms a Mighty Resolve, and Mr Denham, being Perplexed, becomes Liberal.
    • Tommy Bogey forms a Mighty Resolve, and Mr Denham, being Perplexed, becomes Liberal.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • Dark Deeds are done upon the Sea—Tommy Bogey in Great Danger.
    • Dark Deeds are done upon the Sea—Tommy Bogey in Great Danger.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The Antipodes.
    • The Antipodes.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Denham Longs for Fresh Air, and Finds it.
    • Denham Longs for Fresh Air, and Finds it.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • A Fire at Sea.
    • A Fire at Sea.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Mysterious Doings.
    • Mysterious Doings.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The Storm and the Wreck.
    • The Storm and the Wreck.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • History of the Lifeboat.
    • History of the Lifeboat.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • A Meeting—A Death, and a Discovery.
    • A Meeting—A Death, and a Discovery.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • The Conclusion.
    • The End.
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