Thoreau discusses classic literature and its benefits.
Mrs. Westmacott becomes more acquainted with the Doctor, until it appears they plan to marry. Clara and Ida decide to convince their father not to marry Mrs. Westmacott by imitating her emancipated dress and liberal beliefs.
by Andrew Lang
A lazy farm boy is able to steal sheep, pigs, and oxen from the greatest herdsman of the king. He is rewarded handsomely for his cleverness.
Jim tries to paddle back to the Hispaniola in order to take it over. When he sees that his small boat has been destroyed, Jim realizes that he cannot escape.
Albert visits the Count of Monte Cristo at his home, after returning from his vacation.
Dantes visits his father's home and Caderousse, their neighbor pays them a visit.
Pip turns twenty-one, giving him access to his fortune. Jaggers refuses to reveal the identity of Pip's benefactor.
by Jane Austen
The chapter continues its description of Catherine and introduces her mother, Mrs. Allen, and offcer Catherine’s first impressions of Bath.
Will is lucky to find assistance back to camp. The boys once again extend kindness to George. They decide to head farther down the river. During the night’s watch Bluff lets his guard down.
While in Europe Amy runs into Fred Vaughn, an old acquaintance from Camp Laurence. Amy continues to write letters to her mother and sisters.
by H.G. Wells
Chaos and death continue to overtake the spread as vessels become jammed on the river. The narrator's brother witness the arrival of another cylinder, and later attempts to escape on a steamer. The Thunder Child battles with the tripods.
Bertuccio tells his story to the Count of Monte Cristo.
Valentine discovers who has been poisoning the occupants of the Villefort house.
by Bram Stoker
Mina helps the group determine Dracula’s intended destination. They split up in hopes of cataching him before it it too late.
by Mark Twain
Huck takes the money from the dauphin, intending to return it to the Wilks family.
The author sets out on his third voyage. Is taken by pirates. The malice of a Dutchman. His arrival at an island. He is received into Laputa.
by Jules Verne
Albert visits Monsieur Danglers to ask about the accusations against his father.
The Count of Monte Cristo meets Alberts parents Monsieur and Madame de Morcerf.
by Jules Verne
Phileas, having had his passport stamped, has a meal at the train station while Passepartout once again runs errands. A cultural misstep by Passepartout results in an incident at the temple and gives Detective Fix further grounds to obtain an arrest warrant.
Abbe has his third attack.
by Jack London
Captain Larsen's frustration is taken out on Mugridge, who is greatly injured in the process.
A grand debate at the general assembly of the HOUYHNHNMS, and how it was determined. The learning of the HOUYHNHNMS. Their buildings. Their manner of burials. The defectiveness of their language.
Queen Ann was the ruler of Oogaboo, the smallest and poorest in the land of Oz (except for the peaceful Emerald City ruled by the young Ozma). Ann decides to build an army and overtake Ozma’s throne.
by Mark Twain
The Yankee meets Clarence. The Yankee tells Clarence about an eclipse that will occur within a few days. Clarence waits to see if it’s true. Clarence tells him about being a prisoner.