Upon waking, Ozma, Dorothy and the others prepare for the battle. They stand just beyond the Forbidden Fountain. Each of the Nome King’s evil allies appear from the tunnel, see the fountain, and take a drink. At once, they forget everything. The Nome King drank the water and the same happened. Ozma told them all that they will only want to be kind from now on and instantly wished them back to their own homes.
by Kirk Munroe
Sumner and Mr. Manton begin to understand one another. There is a crisis with one of the canoes, which Sumner tries to remedy.
The wizard fools the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Lion into thinking they received a brain, a heart, and some courage.
by O. Henry
A man rents a room, unaware of the identity of the previous tenant.
Ishmael discusses the physical attributes of the sperm whale.
Chapter 12: In Which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than He Ever Was Before. And In Which the Narrative Reverts to the Merry Old Gentleman and His Youthful Friends.
Oliver awakens in the care of Mrs. Bedwin, Mr. Brownlow's housekeeper. Oliver is greatly affected by a portrait in Mr. Brownlow's home.
Along with the Tin Man, the group travels to visit the Scarecrow in his giant corn house. The Tin Man tells him about the news of Ozma’s fate. He tells them to live each day to the fullest. They all travel to the farm of Jack Pumpkinhead to tell him the sad news. The group heads back to the Emerald City.
The Chancellor gets agitated at the roaring crowd outside his window. They are waiting for the Warden and seem to be screaming for less bread and more taxes. Bruno comes in looking for Sylvie.
Brutus orders his men to retreat before asking a final favor of one of his soldiers. Upon discovering Brutus, Antony speaks of Brutus' virtues and makes a decision in regards to the fate of his men.
On Christmas Day, an older Laurie and Amy rediscover each other.
Charles Westmacott is in the care of his aunt because his parents were killed in the Mutiny. Clara and Charles have been talking and as Clara leaves she sees her sister conversing with Harold Denver. Clara presses Ida to tell her what happened between them, but Ida will not allow herself to be looked after. Clara has placed herself in the role of a mother to Ida and cares for her future.
by Victor Hugo
Sachette, the recluse, is overjoyed by news of Esmeralda's fate.
Raskolnikov's condition improves, for a little while at least. Raskolnikov makes a confession to Pulcheria. Raskolnikov becomes agitated when discussing Dunya's upcoming nuptials.
Jim overhears Silver telling some men about his adventures with Old Flint, the buccanneer. Jim learns that most of the crew on board are Flint’s old shipmates and plan to take the treasure for themselves.
by H.G. Wells
Dr. Kemp uses himself as bait to trap The Invisible Man. (London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
by Jules Verne
Following the conclusion of the croquet game, Alice is sent to visit the Mock Turtle.
A part of a collection of short stories about three children in the revolutionary times. The three children went to a market and watched a peddler/street performer sell his wares with magic tricks to awe the customers. The Toyman tells them to beware of such scams.
George Washington's first inaugural address delivered at Federal Hall in New York City, April 30, 1789.
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.
Dantes, in a disguise of an Englishman, makes inquires about Morrel and Son, in order to help Morrel through his bankruptcy.
by O. Henry
A young man deceives a rich fellow in order to prevent him from marrying a waitress.
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.
The return to Limmeridge house and the truth revealed.