The Cruise of the Frolic
Free

The Cruise of the Frolic

By William Henry Giles Kingston
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "The Cruise of the Frolic"
    • Preface.
    • Chapter One.
      • A Yachtsman’s Lament—The “Frolic,” and the Frolickers.
    • A Yachtsman’s Lament—The “Frolic,” and the Frolickers.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Treats of the Regatta and Dinner on Board the “Frolic.”
    • Treats of the Regatta and Dinner on Board the “Frolic.”
    • Chapter Three.
      • A Voyage—The Mariners’ Return.
    • A Voyage—The Mariners’ Return.
    • Chapter Four.
      • A Pic-nic, and its Consequences.
    • A Pic-nic, and its Consequences.
    • Chapter Five.
      • True Love Runs anything but smooth—Being a Melancholy Subject, I Cut it short.
    • True Love Runs anything but smooth—Being a Melancholy Subject, I Cut it short.
    • Chapter Six.
      • How to kill time—the O’Wiggins—England’s Bulwarks—Jack Mizen and the “Fun”—Her Fair Crew—Naval Heroes and Nautical Heroines.
    • How to kill time—the O’Wiggins—England’s Bulwarks—Jack Mizen and the “Fun”—Her Fair Crew—Naval Heroes and Nautical Heroines.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Yacht Squadrons on a Cruise—O’Wiggins’s “Popple”—Arrival in Cherbourg—The Peace Congress and the French Channel Fleet—Lionising On Shore—Groggs Lost—His First Love—An Irate Parent.
    • Yacht Squadrons on a Cruise—O’Wiggins’s “Popple”—Arrival in Cherbourg—The Peace Congress and the French Channel Fleet—Lionising On Shore—Groggs Lost—His First Love—An Irate Parent.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Gay Scene in Cherbourg Harbour—The O’Wiggins again—Aquatic Visiting—A Disciple of St. Impudentia—How to Banquet Uninvited—The Ball—Visit of the President to the Fleet—A Few Remarks on Affairs in General.
    • Gay Scene in Cherbourg Harbour—The O’Wiggins again—Aquatic Visiting—A Disciple of St. Impudentia—How to Banquet Uninvited—The Ball—Visit of the President to the Fleet—A Few Remarks on Affairs in General.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Preparations for a Long Cruise—Hearty Confesses to a Soft Impeachment—The O’Wiggins and his Passengers—How we Got Rid of them.
    • Preparations for a Long Cruise—Hearty Confesses to a Soft Impeachment—The O’Wiggins and his Passengers—How we Got Rid of them.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Why a Bachelor Took to Yachting—The Rival Suitors—A Doubtful Character.
    • Why a Bachelor Took to Yachting—The Rival Suitors—A Doubtful Character.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • A Lady Spirited Away—The Chase—The Consequences.
    • A Lady Spirited Away—The Chase—The Consequences.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • The “Frolic” in a Gale, in which the Frolickers see no Fun—A Sail in Sight—Her Fate—An Unexpected Increase to the Crew—Bubble Shows that he can Think and Feel—Intelligence Obtained.
    • The “Frolic” in a Gale, in which the Frolickers see no Fun—A Sail in Sight—Her Fate—An Unexpected Increase to the Crew—Bubble Shows that he can Think and Feel—Intelligence Obtained.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Lieutenant Porpoise’s Story—The Black Slaver—The Spanish Maiden—The Deserter’s Dream—The Flight.
      • The British Cruiser.
      • The Spanish Maiden.
      • The Deserter’s Dream.
      • The Flight.
    • Lieutenant Porpoise’s Story—The Black Slaver—The Spanish Maiden—The Deserter’s Dream—The Flight.
    • The British Cruiser.
    • The Spanish Maiden.
    • The Deserter’s Dream.
    • The Flight.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The Black Slaver (continued)—The Chase—The Slaver—The Capture—The Escape—The Pursuit.
      • The Chase.
      • The Slaver.
      • The Capture.
      • The Escape.
      • The Pursuit.
      • The Action.
    • The Black Slaver (continued)—The Chase—The Slaver—The Capture—The Escape—The Pursuit.
    • The Chase.
    • The Slaver.
    • The Capture.
    • The Escape.
    • The Pursuit.
    • The Action.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Corunna—Oporto—Pull up the Douro—Notice of the Siege of Oporto—Line-of-Battle Ship.
    • Corunna—Oporto—Pull up the Douro—Notice of the Siege of Oporto—Line-of-Battle Ship.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Cintra—The Tagus—Lisbon—Cadiz—Gibraltar—Sandgate again—Old Friends—News of my Heroine.
    • Cintra—The Tagus—Lisbon—Cadiz—Gibraltar—Sandgate again—Old Friends—News of my Heroine.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • A Suspicious Sail—An Expected Visit from an Uninvited Stranger—We Prepare to Receive him.
    • A Suspicious Sail—An Expected Visit from an Uninvited Stranger—We Prepare to Receive him.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The Stranger Comes on Board—The Greek Chief—A White Squall—What Has Become of the Brig?—The Suspicious Stranger again—Preparations for a Fight.
    • The Stranger Comes on Board—The Greek Chief—A White Squall—What Has Become of the Brig?—The Suspicious Stranger again—Preparations for a Fight.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Engagement—Our Desperate Condition—A Friend in Sight—Our Enemy Flies—Malta.
    • The Engagement—Our Desperate Condition—A Friend in Sight—Our Enemy Flies—Malta.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Valetta—A Glimpse of the Pirate.
    • Valetta—A Glimpse of the Pirate.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • A Ball—What Occurred at it—The Greek Count—Mrs Skyscraper.
    • A Ball—What Occurred at it—The Greek Count—Mrs Skyscraper.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Our Malta Pic-nic—The Catacombs—The Pirate in Sight—Sandgate again Escapes us—Our Expedition with the Men-of-war—Return from our Fruitless Cruise.
    • Our Malta Pic-nic—The Catacombs—The Pirate in Sight—Sandgate again Escapes us—Our Expedition with the Men-of-war—Return from our Fruitless Cruise.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Ladies Aboard—Our Crew’s Dread of the Consequences.
      • How Joe Buntin Did the Revenue.
    • Ladies Aboard—Our Crew’s Dread of the Consequences.
    • How Joe Buntin Did the Revenue.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • The Polacca-Brig again—The “Zebra” in Chase—Reflections on Africa and the Slave-Trade.
    • The Polacca-Brig again—The “Zebra” in Chase—Reflections on Africa and the Slave-Trade.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Bachelors at Sea—The Ionian Islands—Return to Malta—Sad News—Homeward-Bound—Horrible Suspicions—The Pirate’s Handiwork—A Burning Ship—Traces of our Friends—The Rescue—The Bachelors Become Benedicts, and thus Terminates in the Most Satisfactory Manner Imaginable the Cruise of the “Frolic.”
      • The End.
    • The Bachelors at Sea—The Ionian Islands—Return to Malta—Sad News—Homeward-Bound—Horrible Suspicions—The Pirate’s Handiwork—A Burning Ship—Traces of our Friends—The Rescue—The Bachelors Become Benedicts, and thus Terminates in the Most Satisfactory Manner Imaginable the Cruise of the “Frolic.”
    • The End.
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      The Pirate of the Mediterranean A Tale of the Sea
      Free
      The Pirate of the Mediterranean A Tale of the Sea
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      In the Wilds of Africa
      Free
      In the Wilds of Africa
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      Taking Tales Instructive and Entertaining Reading
      Free
      Taking Tales Instructive and Entertaining Reading
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      The Last Look: A Tale of the Spanish Inquisition
      Free
      The Last Look: A Tale of the Spanish Inquisition
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      Washed Ashore The Tower of Stormount Bay
      Free
      Washed Ashore The Tower of Stormount Bay
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      Dick Onslow Among the Redskins
      Free
      Dick Onslow Among the Redskins
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      With Axe and Rifle
      Free
      With Axe and Rifle
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      Peter the Whaler
      Free
      Peter the Whaler
      By William Henry Giles Kingston
      Also Available On
      Categories
      Curated Lists
      • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
        by Christopher M. Bishop
        Data mining
        by I. H. Witten
        The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
        by Various
        See more...
      • CK-12 Chemistry
        by Various
        Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
        by John Hutchinson
        An Introduction to Chemistry - Atoms First
        by Mark Bishop
        See more...
      • Microsoft Word - How to Use Advanced Algebra II.doc
        by Jonathan Emmons
        Advanced Algebra II: Activities and Homework
        by Kenny Felder
        de2de
        by
        See more...
      • The Sun Who Lost His Way
        by
        Tania is a Detective
        by Kanika G
        Firenze_s-Light
        by
        See more...
      • Java 3D Programming
        by Daniel Selman
        The Java EE 6 Tutorial
        by Oracle Corporation
        JavaKid811
        by
        See more...