A Great Emergency and Other Tales
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A Great Emergency and Other Tales

By Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
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  • A GREAT EMERGENCY
    • AND OTHER TALES.
      • BY
    • BY
    • JULIANA HORATIA EWING.
      • LONDON:
      • SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE,
        • NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C. BRIGHTON: 129, NORTH STREET. NEW YORK: E. & J. B. YOUNG & CO.
      • NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C. BRIGHTON: 129, NORTH STREET. NEW YORK: E. & J. B. YOUNG & CO.
    • LONDON:
    • SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE,
      • NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C. BRIGHTON: 129, NORTH STREET. NEW YORK: E. & J. B. YOUNG & CO.
    • NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, W.C. BRIGHTON: 129, NORTH STREET. NEW YORK: E. & J. B. YOUNG & CO.
    • CONTENTS.
    • A GREAT EMERGENCY.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • RUPERT'S LECTURES—THE OLD YELLOW LEATHER BOOK.
    • RUPERT'S LECTURES—THE OLD YELLOW LEATHER BOOK.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • HENRIETTA—A FAMILY CHRONICLE—THE SCHOOL MIMIC—MY FIRST FIGHT.
    • HENRIETTA—A FAMILY CHRONICLE—THE SCHOOL MIMIC—MY FIRST FIGHT.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • SCHOOL CRICKET—LEMON-KALI—THE BOYS' BRIDGE—AN UNEXPECTED EMERGENCY.
    • SCHOOL CRICKET—LEMON-KALI—THE BOYS' BRIDGE—AN UNEXPECTED EMERGENCY.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • A DOUBTFUL BLESSING—A FAMILY FAILING—OLD BATTLES—THE CANAL-CARRIER'S HOME.
    • A DOUBTFUL BLESSING—A FAMILY FAILING—OLD BATTLES—THE CANAL-CARRIER'S HOME.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE NAVY CAPTAIN—SEVEN PARROTS IN A FUCHSIA TREE—THE HARBOUR LION AND THE SILVER CHAIN—THE LEGLESS GIANTS—DOWN BELOW—JOHNSON'S WHARF.
    • THE NAVY CAPTAIN—SEVEN PARROTS IN A FUCHSIA TREE—THE HARBOUR LION AND THE SILVER CHAIN—THE LEGLESS GIANTS—DOWN BELOW—JOHNSON'S WHARF.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • S. PHILIP AND S. JAMES—THE MONKEY-BARGE AND THE DOG—WAR, PLAGUE, AND FIRE—THE DULNESS OF EVERYDAY LIFE.
    • S. PHILIP AND S. JAMES—THE MONKEY-BARGE AND THE DOG—WAR, PLAGUE, AND FIRE—THE DULNESS OF EVERYDAY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • WE RESOLVE TO RUN AWAY--SCRUPLES--BABY CECIL --I PREPARE--I RUN AWAY.
    • WE RESOLVE TO RUN AWAY--SCRUPLES--BABY CECIL --I PREPARE--I RUN AWAY.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • WE GO ON BOARD—THE PIE—AN EXPLOSION—MR. ROWE THE BARGE-MASTER—THE 'WHITE LION'—TWO LETTERS—WE DOUBT MR. ROWE'S GOOD FAITH.
    • WE GO ON BOARD—THE PIE—AN EXPLOSION—MR. ROWE THE BARGE-MASTER—THE 'WHITE LION'—TWO LETTERS—WE DOUBT MR. ROWE'S GOOD FAITH.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • A COASTING VOYAGE—MUSK ISLAND—LINNET FLASH—MR. ROWE AN OLD TAR—THE DOG-FANCIER AT HOME.
    • A COASTING VOYAGE—MUSK ISLAND—LINNET FLASH—MR. ROWE AN OLD TAR—THE DOG-FANCIER AT HOME.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • LOCKS—WE THINK OF GOING ON THE TRAMP—PYEBRIDGE—WE SET SAIL.
    • LOCKS—WE THINK OF GOING ON THE TRAMP—PYEBRIDGE—WE SET SAIL.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • MR. ROWE ON BARGE-WOMEN—THE RIVER—NINE ELMS—A MYSTERIOUS NOISE—ROUGH QUARTERS—A CHEAP SUPPER—JOHN'S BERTH—WE MAKE OUR ESCAPE—OUT INTO THE WORLD.
    • MR. ROWE ON BARGE-WOMEN—THE RIVER—NINE ELMS—A MYSTERIOUS NOISE—ROUGH QUARTERS—A CHEAP SUPPER—JOHN'S BERTH—WE MAKE OUR ESCAPE—OUT INTO THE WORLD.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • EMERGENCIES AND POLICEMEN—FENCHURCH STREET STATION—THIRD CLASS TO CUSTOM HOUSE—A SHIP FOREST.
    • EMERGENCIES AND POLICEMEN—FENCHURCH STREET STATION—THIRD CLASS TO CUSTOM HOUSE—A SHIP FOREST.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • A DIRTY STREET—A BAD BOY—SHIPPING AND MERCHANDISE—WE STOWAWAY ON BOARD THE 'ATALANTA'—A SALT TEAR.
    • A DIRTY STREET—A BAD BOY—SHIPPING AND MERCHANDISE—WE STOWAWAY ON BOARD THE 'ATALANTA'—A SALT TEAR.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • A GLOW ON THE HORIZON—A FANTASTIC PEAL—WHAT I SAW WHEN THE ROOF FELL IN.
    • A GLOW ON THE HORIZON—A FANTASTIC PEAL—WHAT I SAW WHEN THE ROOF FELL IN.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • HENRIETTA'S DIARY—A GREAT EMERGENCY.
    • HENRIETTA'S DIARY—A GREAT EMERGENCY.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • MR. ROWE ON THE SUBJECT—OUR COUSIN—WESTON GETS INTO PRINT—THE HARBOUR'S MOUTH—WHAT LIES BEYOND.
    • MR. ROWE ON THE SUBJECT—OUR COUSIN—WESTON GETS INTO PRINT—THE HARBOUR'S MOUTH—WHAT LIES BEYOND.
    • A VERY ILL-TEMPERED FAMILY.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • A FAMILY FAILING.
    • A FAMILY FAILING.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • ILL-TEMPERED PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDS—NARROW ESCAPES—THE HATCHET-QUARREL.
    • ILL-TEMPERED PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDS—NARROW ESCAPES—THE HATCHET-QUARREL.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • WARNINGS—MY AUNT ISOBEL—MR. RAMPANT'S TEMPER, AND HIS CONSCIENCE.
    • WARNINGS—MY AUNT ISOBEL—MR. RAMPANT'S TEMPER, AND HIS CONSCIENCE.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • CASES OF CONSCIENCE—ETHICS OF ILL-TEMPER.
    • CASES OF CONSCIENCE—ETHICS OF ILL-TEMPER.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • CELESTIAL FIRE—I CHOOSE A TEXT.
    • CELESTIAL FIRE—I CHOOSE A TEXT.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • THEATRICAL PROPERTIES—I PREPARE A PLAY—PHILIP BEGINS TO PREPARE THE SCENERY—A NEW FRIEND.
    • THEATRICAL PROPERTIES—I PREPARE A PLAY—PHILIP BEGINS TO PREPARE THE SCENERY—A NEW FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • A QUARREL—BOBBY IS WILLING—EXIT PHILIP.
    • A QUARREL—BOBBY IS WILLING—EXIT PHILIP.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • I HEAR FROM PHILIP—A NEW PART WANTED—I LOSE MY TEMPER—WE ALL LOSE OUR TEMPERS.
    • I HEAR FROM PHILIP—A NEW PART WANTED—I LOSE MY TEMPER—WE ALL LOSE OUR TEMPERS.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • SELF-REPROACH—FAMILY DISCOMFORT—OUT ON THE MARSH—VICTORY.
    • SELF-REPROACH—FAMILY DISCOMFORT—OUT ON THE MARSH—VICTORY.
    • OUR FIELD.
    • OUR FIELD
    • MADAM LIBERALITY.
    • PART I.
    • PART II.
    • Richard Clay & Sons, Limited, London, & Bungay.
      • S.P.C.K., NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, LONDON, W.C.
    • S.P.C.K., NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, LONDON, W.C.
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