The Young Rajah
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The Young Rajah

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "The Young Rajah"
    • Chapter One.
      • The “Glamorgan Castle” on her Voyage to India—Her Passengers—Our Hero—Combined Effects of a Kick and a Roll—Violet Ross—Cupid at Work—Our Hero’s Gallant Exploit—The Ship reaches the Hooghly—Parting of Reginald and Violet.
    • The “Glamorgan Castle” on her Voyage to India—Her Passengers—Our Hero—Combined Effects of a Kick and a Roll—Violet Ross—Cupid at Work—Our Hero’s Gallant Exploit—The Ship reaches the Hooghly—Parting of Reginald and Violet.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Reginald meets Burnett—A Bitter Disappointment—Voyage up the Ganges—Tiger-shooting at Night—Tiger Anecdotes—Tiger-Shooting from the Back of an Elephant—Reginald saves Faithful from a Crocodile—Her Gratitude—Journey to Allahapoor—Reception by the Rajah—The Beautiful Nuna—A Banquet, and Barbaric Entertainments—Cochût Khan’s Jealousy—Faithful watches over Reginald.
    • Reginald meets Burnett—A Bitter Disappointment—Voyage up the Ganges—Tiger-shooting at Night—Tiger Anecdotes—Tiger-Shooting from the Back of an Elephant—Reginald saves Faithful from a Crocodile—Her Gratitude—Journey to Allahapoor—Reception by the Rajah—The Beautiful Nuna—A Banquet, and Barbaric Entertainments—Cochût Khan’s Jealousy—Faithful watches over Reginald.
    • Chapter Three.
      • A Midnight Intruder—A Hunting Party—Cheetahs and Trained Deer—A Warlike Expedition—The March—The Women left Encamped—Surprised by the Mountaineers—Attack on the Mountain Fort—Faithful saves the Rajah’s Life—The Cavalry take to Flight—Surrounded by Foes—Rescued by Burnett.
    • A Midnight Intruder—A Hunting Party—Cheetahs and Trained Deer—A Warlike Expedition—The March—The Women left Encamped—Surprised by the Mountaineers—Attack on the Mountain Fort—Faithful saves the Rajah’s Life—The Cavalry take to Flight—Surrounded by Foes—Rescued by Burnett.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Desertion of Chiefs—The Camp reached—Mourning for the Slain—The Rajah takes it coolly—A Hunting Expedition—Reginald’s Narrow Escape—Saved by Faithful—Bad News from the City—The Rajah and Horsemen set out—Report of Rebellion Confirmed—The Rajah and Reginald assume Disguises.
    • Desertion of Chiefs—The Camp reached—Mourning for the Slain—The Rajah takes it coolly—A Hunting Expedition—Reginald’s Narrow Escape—Saved by Faithful—Bad News from the City—The Rajah and Horsemen set out—Report of Rebellion Confirmed—The Rajah and Reginald assume Disguises.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Caravan Enters The City—Reginald Meets The Byraghee—Sends a Message to Burnett—The Rajah and Reginald find the Guards Murdered at the Palace, and Nuna carried off—Reginald preserves the Life of a Wounded Sepoy—He and the Rajah take Refuge in the House of a Christian Native—Escape from the City—Pursued—Victory—The Rajah enters the City in Triumph—No Tidings of Nuna—Reginald makes an Important Discovery.
    • The Caravan Enters The City—Reginald Meets The Byraghee—Sends a Message to Burnett—The Rajah and Reginald find the Guards Murdered at the Palace, and Nuna carried off—Reginald preserves the Life of a Wounded Sepoy—He and the Rajah take Refuge in the House of a Christian Native—Escape from the City—Pursued—Victory—The Rajah enters the City in Triumph—No Tidings of Nuna—Reginald makes an Important Discovery.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Reginalds’s Expedition in Search of Nuna—Burnett sets off for the same Purpose—Adventures in a Temple—Disappearance of Faithful—The Brahmin’s Treachery—Buxsoo gains important Information—Plans for liberating Nuna—Faithful escapes from her Prison, and turns the Tables on the Traitors.
    • Reginalds’s Expedition in Search of Nuna—Burnett sets off for the same Purpose—Adventures in a Temple—Disappearance of Faithful—The Brahmin’s Treachery—Buxsoo gains important Information—Plans for liberating Nuna—Faithful escapes from her Prison, and turns the Tables on the Traitors.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • The Temple in which Nuna is a Prisoner reached—Dick’s Plan for rescuing her—The Top of the Tower gained—Escape—Pursued—Faithful appears at the Proper Juncture—Another Temple reached—An Unexpected Attack—Faithful plays her Part—Burnett arrives—Captain Hawkesford finds that he has made a Mistake—The Journey to the Capital—A Day’s Sport—Reginald again escapes from a Tiger—The Journey continued—Threatened by the Rebels—Take Refuge in a Fort—The Major’s Astonishment.
    • The Temple in which Nuna is a Prisoner reached—Dick’s Plan for rescuing her—The Top of the Tower gained—Escape—Pursued—Faithful appears at the Proper Juncture—Another Temple reached—An Unexpected Attack—Faithful plays her Part—Burnett arrives—Captain Hawkesford finds that he has made a Mistake—The Journey to the Capital—A Day’s Sport—Reginald again escapes from a Tiger—The Journey continued—Threatened by the Rebels—Take Refuge in a Fort—The Major’s Astonishment.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Gunpowder Plot—Cochût caught—Balkishen hoisted with his own Petard—The Major’s Narrow Escape—Cochût gives Important Information—Dick despatched with it to Calcutta—Reginald enters the City—The Rajah’s Illness—Tidings of the Casket—Visit to the Temple—The Casket recovered—Death of the Rajah.
    • A Gunpowder Plot—Cochût caught—Balkishen hoisted with his own Petard—The Major’s Narrow Escape—Cochût gives Important Information—Dick despatched with it to Calcutta—Reginald enters the City—The Rajah’s Illness—Tidings of the Casket—Visit to the Temple—The Casket recovered—Death of the Rajah.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Reginald Rajah of Allahapoor—Arrival of Captain Hawkesford—Visit to Buxsoo’s Family—The Captain taken by Surprise—A Banquet—Reginald escorts Nuna to the Residency—Meeting of Nuna and Violet.
    • Reginald Rajah of Allahapoor—Arrival of Captain Hawkesford—Visit to Buxsoo’s Family—The Captain taken by Surprise—A Banquet—Reginald escorts Nuna to the Residency—Meeting of Nuna and Violet.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Chupatties—Unsatisfactory Intelligence—Reginald, on his Way to the Residency, hears the Sound of Firing—A Mutiny in the Cantonments—Colonel Ross and his Party rescued—Escape to a Village among the Hills—The Camp Fortified—Captain Hawkesford’s Enmity continues—Reappearance of Faithful—Important Intelligence brought by her—Preparations for Defence.
    • Chupatties—Unsatisfactory Intelligence—Reginald, on his Way to the Residency, hears the Sound of Firing—A Mutiny in the Cantonments—Colonel Ross and his Party rescued—Escape to a Village among the Hills—The Camp Fortified—Captain Hawkesford’s Enmity continues—Reappearance of Faithful—Important Intelligence brought by her—Preparations for Defence.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Desperate State of Affairs—The Fort attacked—News of Burnett—The Sortie—Captain Hawkesford’s Treachery—Faithful defends her Master—Burnett and his Troopers come to the Rescue—Guns captured—The Foe put to Flight—Fate of Captain Hawkesford—A Lull—Better News—The Fort again attacked—Awful Suspense—Enemy take to Flight—Fort evacuated—The March—Pursued—A Fierce Engagement—Reginald left wounded on the Battle-field—Relieving Force appears—Faithful again protects her Master—Dick discovers her—British victorious—Reginald recovered—Return to Calcutta—Death of Faithful—Voyage Home—Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • Desperate State of Affairs—The Fort attacked—News of Burnett—The Sortie—Captain Hawkesford’s Treachery—Faithful defends her Master—Burnett and his Troopers come to the Rescue—Guns captured—The Foe put to Flight—Fate of Captain Hawkesford—A Lull—Better News—The Fort again attacked—Awful Suspense—Enemy take to Flight—Fort evacuated—The March—Pursued—A Fierce Engagement—Reginald left wounded on the Battle-field—Relieving Force appears—Faithful again protects her Master—Dick discovers her—British victorious—Reginald recovered—Return to Calcutta—Death of Faithful—Voyage Home—Conclusion.
    • The End.
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