He goes to the suggested lawyer and he says that he cannot give out a loan to an older man without life insurance. The Admiral is inspected by a doctor and is found to be in excellent help. The Admiral intervenes in a fight on the way to sell his pension.
A biography of physicists Cavendish, Rumford, Young, and Dalton.
Carton overhears Madame Defarge's plan at the wine shop. Carton helps to secure safe passage for Lucie and Dr. Manette.
by H.G. Wells
The guests return to the Time Traveller's home a week later for dinner and an unexpected tale of adventure from the future.
by Jack London
As the Ghost catches speed, propelled by the trade winds, Hump takes in the natural beauty of the ocean. Captain Larsen explains more of his philosophy on life to Hump.
by O. Henry
A poor working girl's tale.
A new voice takes over the diary.
Introduction to the book by Irving Howe.
by Mark Twain
The Yankee and Arthur decide to wander through the countryside disguised as peasants. The king has a hard time acclimating to being a peasant.
by Anna Sewell
A sudden decline in Black Beauty's health leads to the arrest of the stable groom.
by Emily Brontë
Mr. Earnshaw falls ill, and then he sends Hindley Earnshaw off to school when he can no longer put up with Hindley's complaints about Heathcliff. Catherine's fondness for Heathcliff is revealed.
Onboard a train, the narrator meets someone who looks like Sylvie. The narrator reviews a letter written to him.
A king has two daughters, though one is ugly and cruel and the other beautiful and kind. A prince is supposed to be promised to the former, but falls in love with the latter. The bitter sister and the king send away the younger princess to a tower where she is trapped. The prince tries to see his princess, but is harmed by the plans of the elder sister.The princess escapes her tower and sets off to save the prince she loves.
by Ross Kay
The four boys continue on at a steady pace in their motor boat and talk about the boat races and the qualifications to enter West Point.
Sylvie and Bruno meet the young female pianist on the way to the drawing-room.
Mr. Bumble and Mrs. Corney find their plans fulfilled, although not everyone is entirely satisfied with the current situation. Monks questions Mr. Bumble about Old Sally.
A further account of the academy. The author proposes some improvements, which are honourably received.
by Jack London
Mugridge treats the new cabin boy harshly, ordering him around every chance he gets. An accident aboard the Ghost results in a new nickname for the narrator. "Hump" receives very little sympathy from the crew for his injuries.
by Jane Austen
Mrs. John Dashwood, Fanny, is described and is revealed here as a creature even more selfish and uncaring as her husband.
by Jane Austen
Elinor tells Marianne of the Colonel’s story, and though Marianne is now convinced of Willoughby’s guilt, it does not ease her mind.
Carton laments his wasted life and makes a pledge to Lucie.
Jurgis returns to work and experiences a worse injury than before. Strikes, weather and injuries prevent Ona, Stanislova, and Jurgis from working. Ona's health deteriorates quickly, as Jurgis finds himself in the ranks of the unemployed.
The wealthy Eathorne's approval of George's suggestions gives him great pleasure. George's standing in the church continues to increase.
Portia, eager to assist Antonio, prays for the safe return of Bassanio and Antonio's well-being.
Sylvia and Bruno, along with their dad who was made king of elfland, eat the local fruit.