A childless couple love their dog very dearly, and the dog finds gold coins buried under their tree. The old man is grateful and loves his dog even more. The man has a very jealous and hateful neighbor, who tries to copy his neighbor’s luck by borrowing the dog and making him dig. The hateful man finds only garbage, and kills the dog in rage. The good man asks for the tree in remembrance of his dog, and the tree’s wood is made into a mortar that produces unending food. The jealous neighbor asks to borrow it and destroys it when it won’t also give him food. More events continue until the good man is eventually given riches by a lord for his kindness to him, and when the hateful man tries to copy the kindness, he is arrested as an imposter and jailed forever, thus finally being punished for his crimes.
Beauchamp visits Albert and speaks to him about the newspaper article printed three weeks prior.
Excerpt from Frederick Douglass' Speech to the People of Rochester, New York on the Hypocrisy of Slavery, July 4, 1852
Excerpt from Frederick Douglass' speech outlining the hypocritical nature of slavery in the United States of America.
Dantes begins his friendship with the mad abbe.
Elsie marries Hilton Cubitt and tells him not to ask her about her past. She gets a letters from the United States and pictures of small dancing men start appearing everywhere around her. Holmes is brought in to get to the bottom of the pictures. From then on, things get worse until Holmes cracks the case.
by Jules Verne
The men explore the island in hopes of finding some food not available on ship. Land finally gets a chance to hunt.
With rumors of the previous nights events spreading throughout the town, Helena goes to her brother to find out the truth. Mr. Grewgious pays a visit to Rosa in order to discuss pertinent legal matters.
by Emily Brontë
Heathcliff forces Cathy to live and work at Wuthering Heights, and not to stay at the Grange; Cathy speaks out against Heathcliff. After Heathcliff confides in Nelly that he believes in ghosts, particularly the ghost of Catherine, he tells Nelly never to visit Wuthering Heights again.
by Bram Stoker
The Harkers meet with Van Helsing and discuss Jonathan’s experiences with Count Dracula. Van Helsing and Seward discuss the injured children.
The majestic procession passes through the marketplace. Hester is disheartened to see the richness and power of Puritan tradition displayed with such pomp. News about Chillingworth worries Hester about her future.
Lady Muriel gets a visit from a German man.
Carol's attempts at rebuilding and reforming the town continue to be thwarted by the townspeople. In order to maintain their social status, Carol and Kennicott move to the lake for the summer. Carol is initially impressed by the Perrys, but changes her mind after hearing their opinions.
Mrs. Rachel Lynde is introduced to Anne. Marilla empathizes with Anne.
The jelly fish, who originally had a shell and four legs, fails in a mission for the Dragon King of the Sea. As punishment his bones are removed, and he is beaten into a pulp. Thus the modern jelly fish was created.
Bertuccio finishes telling his story for why he fears the house Auteuil to the Count of Monte Cristo. The Count and Bertuccio then return to the house in Paris.
Jo, now in New York, writes her family to tell them of her experiences.
The young prince’s legs stopped growing causing him unable to stand or walk. The King dies and the Prince Regent (the King’s brother) comes to power until the prince is of age. They hold a funeral for Prince Dolor.
by Jules Verne
Phileas, Aouda, and Passepartout arrive in America, taking rooms and traveling out into the streets of San Francisco. After encountering Detective Fix, Phileas and Aouda find themselves in the midst of some political upheaval.
David spends time with Miss Dartle and Mrs. Steerforth, who is alarmed by her son's prolonged absence.
by George Eliot
The reader is introduced to Squire Cass' two sons, Dunstan and Godfrey.
by H.G. Wells
The Stranger isolates himself from the rest of the village, but still becomes a topic of conversation. Mr. Cuss talks with the stranger and is alarmed by what he sees. (London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
Dr. Manette persuades the tribunal to keep Darnay alive. A new position allows Dr. Manette to keep an eye on Darnay.
Aunt Em and Uncle Henry are shown to their room. They dress in fancy attire and, guided by Dorothy, explore the Emerald City. They meet Billina, the yellow hen. Em and Henry explore the city on thieir own and meet the Cowardly Lion.
At the theater, a particularly moving scene reminds Newland of the Countess.
Arthur and the others get ready for the big party. Lady Muriel discusses right and wrong.