The Norsemen in the West
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The Norsemen in the West

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "The Norsemen in the West"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Norsemen in the West; Or America before Columbus.
      • The Curtain Rises and the Play Begins.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Strong Emotions are Succeeded by Supper, and Followed by Discussions on Discovery, which End in a Wild Alarm!
    • Chapter Three.
      • Dark War-Clouds Lower, but Clear away without a Shower—Voices and Legs do Good Service.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Important Events Transpire, which end in a Voyage of Discovery.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Freydissa Shows Her Temper and a Whale Checks it—Poetical and Other Touches.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Changes in Wind and Weather Produce Changes in Temper and Feeling—Land Discovered, and Freydissa Becomes Inquisitive.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Songs and Sagas—Vinland at Last!
    • Chapter Eight.
      • A Chapter of Incidents and Exploration, in which a Bear and a Whale Play Prominent Parts.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The First Night in Vinland.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Taking Possession of the New Home, an Event which is Celebrated by an Explosion and a Reconciliation.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Settling Down—Hake Proves that his Arms, as well as his Legs, are Good—A Wonderful Fishing Incident, which Ends in a Scene Between Freydissa and Krake.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Sage Converse Between Hake And Bertha—Biarne Is Outwitted—A Monster is Slain, and Savages Appear on the Scene.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • A Great but Comparatively Bloodless Fight, Which Ends Peculiarly, and with Singular Results.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The First American Fur Traders—Strange Devices—Anxious Times and Pleasant Discoveries.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Greenland Again—Flatface Turns up, Also Thorward, who Becomes Eloquent and Secures Recruits for Vinland.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Joyful Meetings and Hearty Greetings.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • Treats of the Friendship and Adventures of Olaf and Snorro, and of Sundry Surprising Incidents.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Anxious Times—A Search Organised and Vigorously Carried Out.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • New Experiences—Difficulties Encountered and Overcome—Thorward and Tyrker Make a Joint Effort, with Humbling Results.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Remarkable Experiences of Olaf and Snorro—The Former Suffers the Pangs of Remorse.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Reinforcements Sent off to Karlsefin—Foes Discovered in the Woods—A Night Attack, and other Warlike Matters.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Hake Makes a Bold Venture, but does not Win—The Norsemen Find that There is Many a Slip ’twixt the Cup and the lip.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Difficulties Regarding Intercommunication—The Power of Finery Displayed—Also the Power of Song and Sentiment.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • The Burning on the Fortress—A Threatened Fight Ends in a Feast, Which Leads to Friendship—Happy Reunion and Proposed Desertion.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The First Congress and the Last Farewell.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Changes in Brattalid—The Scots Continue to Plot and Plan.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Disappointment Terminates in Unlooked-for Success, and the Saga Comes to an End.
      • The End.
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