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Toilers of the Sea. Victor Hugo.

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Toilers of the Sea


  Book I.The History of a Bad Reputation
  I.  A Word written on a White Page V.  More Suspicious Facts about Gilliatt
  II.  The Bû de la Rue VI.  The Dutch Sloop
  III  For your Wife: when you Marry VII.  A Fit Tenant for a Haunted House
  IV.  An Unpopular Man VIII.  The Gild-Holm-‘Ur Seat
  Book II. Mess Lethierry
  I.  A Troubled Life, but a Quiet Conscience III.  The Old Sea Language
  II.  A Certain Predilection IV.  One is Vulnerable where one Loves
  Book III. Durande and Déruchette
  I.  Prattle and Smoke VIII  “Bonnie Dundee”
  II.  The Old Story of Utopia IX.  The Man who discovered Rantaine’s Character
  III.  Rantaine X.  Long Yarns
  IV.  Continuation of the Story of Utopia XI.  Matrimonial Prospects
  V.  The Devil Boat XII.  An Anomaly in the Character of Lethierry
  VI.  Lethierry’s Exaltation XIII.  Thoughtlessness adds a Grace to Beauty
  VII.  The same Godfather and the same Patron Saint    
  Book IV.The Bagpipe
  I.  Streaks of Fire on the Horizon V.  A Deserved Success has always its Detractors
  II.  The Unknown unfolds itself by Degrees VI.  The Sloop Cashmere saves a Shipwrecked Crew
  III.  The Air “Bonnie Dundee” finds an Echo on the Hill VII.  How an Idler had the Good Fortune to be seen by a Fisherman
  IV.  A serenade by night may please a lady fair,
But of uncle and of guardian let the troubadour beware.”
Unpublished Comedy
  Book V. The Revolver
  I.  Conversations at the Jean Auberge VI.  The Jacressade
  II.  Clubin observes Someone VII.  Nocturnal Buyers and Mysterious Sellers
  III  Clubin carries away Something and brings back Nothing VIII.  A “Cannon” off the Red Ball and the Black
  IV.  Pleinmont IX.  Useful Information for Persons who expect or fear the Arrival of Letters from beyond Sea
  V.  The Birds’-nesters    
  Book VI. The Drunken Steersman and the Sober Captain
  I.  The Douvres V.  Clubin reaches the Crowning-point of Glory
  II.  An Unexpected Flask of Brandy VI.  The Interior of an Abyss suddenly revealed
  III.  Conversations interrupted VII.  An Unexpected Dénouement
  IV.  Captain Clubin displays all his great Qualities    
  Book VII.The Danger of Opening a Book at Random
  I.  The Pearl at the Foot of a Precipice III.  Quotation from the Bible
  II.  Much Astonishment on the Western Coast    
  Book I. The Rock
  I.  The Place which is difficult to reach, and difficult to leave VIII  Importunæque Volucres
  II.  A Catalogue of Disasters IX.  The Rock, and how Gilliatt used it
  III.  Sound; but not Safe X.  The Forge
  IV.  A Preliminary Survey XI.  Discovery
  V.  A Word upon the Secret Co-operations of the Elements XII.  The Interior of an Edifice under the Sea
  VI.  A Stable for the Horse XIII.  What was seen there; and what perceived dimly
  VII.  A Chamber for the Voyager    
  Book II. The Labour
  I.  The Resources of one who has nothing VII.  Sudden Danger
  II.  Wherein Shakespeare and Æschylus meet VIII.  Movement rather than Progress
  III.  Gilliatt’s Masterpiece comes to the Rescue of that of Lethierry IX.  A Slip between Cup and Lip
  IV.  Sub Re X.  Sea-warnings
  V.  Sub Umbra XI.  A Word to the Wise is enough
  VI.  Gilliatt places the Sloop in readiness    
  Book III.The Struggle
  I.  Extremes meet IV.  Turba Turma
  II.  The Ocean Winds V.  Gilliatt’s Alternatives
  III.  The Noises explained VI.  The Combat
  Book IV. Pitfalls in the Way
  I.  He who is Hungry is not Alone V.  The Fatal Difference between Six Inches and Two Feet
  II.  The Monster VI.  De Profundis ad Altum
  III.  Another Kind of Sea-combat VII.  The Appeal is heard
  IV.  Nothing is hidden; Nothing lost    
  Book I. Night and the Moon
  I  The Harbour Bell II.  The Harbour Bell again
  Book II.Gratitude and Despotism
  I.  Joy surrounded by Tortures II.  The Leathern Trunk
  Book III.—The Departure of the “Cashmere”
  I.  The Havelet near the Church IV.  For your Wife: when you Marry
  II.  Despair confronts Despair V.  The Great Tomb
  III.  The Forethought of Self-sacrifice    


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