Aboard the Hispaniola, Jim confronts the drunken Israel Hands and declares that he is the captain. He throws the Jolly Roger flag overboard. After striking a deal, Hands agrees to help Jim steer the ship.
After a struggle, Mr. Dunn is finally rescued. The troupe encounters a strange animal while traveling downstream.
by Jane Austen
Elinor and Marianne think that Edward’s resolve to marry Lucy is honorable, all the more since he probably knows he will not be happy marrying her.
Carol and Will have their first argument. Will complains about Carol's "highbrow" attitude, and the effect is it having on his personal and professional relationships.
Noah tells Mr. Bumble of the previous evening's incident. Mr. Sowerberry's continued persecution forces Oliver to take drastic action.
After a conversation with Bresnahan, Carol's opinion of Will becomes more critical. A visit from Will's friends causes tension in the Kennicott home, eventually resulting in a extreme request by Carol. Bea's departure leaves Carol doing all the housework. Will's proposal of building a new house only leaves Carol more frustrated than before.
Pulcheria and Dunya are greatly affected by Raskolnikov's condition. Razumikhin's affections for Dunya are fully divulged to the reader.
Lucie stands near La Force, hoping Darnay will be able to see her. Darnay will stand trial soon.
Jim and the others prepare for their journey to Treasure Island aboard the Hispaniola. Trelawney hires Long John Silver as the ship’s cook. Jim says goodbye to his mother and sets off for Bristol to meet up with Trelawney.
Dr. Melville tells a first hand story of the lynching of Jube Benson.
Walter meets Mrs. Catherick, and tries to discover the secret behind her relationship with Sir Percival.
Queen Ann and her officers fall into a pit in the cavern. Tik-Tok tries to conquer Ruggedo and Betsy is locked in the Chamberlain’s room. Hank attacks Ruggedo and knocks him against a wall. Meanwhile, Files, Shaggy, Ploychrome, and the Rose Princess wait outside.
by Hugh Lofting
Tommy Stubbins tells about his life in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh and his three friends, Joe, Matthew Mugg, and Luke.
The author poses some questions about principles of motion.
David decides he will use the new situation to his advantage. Dr. Strong agrees to hire David as his secretary. David becomes suspicious of Jack Malden's intentions towards Annie. Mr. Micawber tells David and Tommy of his plans in Canterbury.
A story about a doctor, referred to as the Black Doctor, who was a respectable physician. He was a bachelor for a considerably long time and then became engaged to a woman thirteen years his junior. In June before the wedding, the woman is interviewed and the engagement is suddenly called off. The Black Doctor avoids her and therefore avoids the rest of the town.
The author shares a relevant newspaper clipping.
Mr. Wickfield and Agnes visit the Strongs. David's encounter with Uriah leaves him feeling morally inferior.
A brief introduction to the text by the translator, Constance Garnett.
by H.G. Wells
Griffin recalls the events leading up to his invisibility. (London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
Mrs. Michelson tells of Marian's illness and treatment. Sir Percival suddenly decides to make changes.
Utterson begins investigating the mysterious Mr. Hyde. He finds himself haunted by nightmares. He looks for Dr. Jekyll.
by Mark Twain
Clarens tells the Yankee that he is to be burned at the stake. He asks Clarence to help him escape. Clarence denies him. The Yankee tells Clarence to tell the king that he’s a magician himself and he will ravage the kingdom if he is not let go. He makes it known that if he is put to death, he will block out the sun forever starting at the hour of his execution. Clarence moves the Yankee’s execution date up.
Exam results are posted, bringing positive news to Anne. The Cuthbert's continuing health problems concern Anne.
The pirates give Silver a black spot impeaching him as the captain. Silver blames the men and gives them the map. He gives Jim the black spot as a souvenir.