The narrator leaves New York City and heads to Paris with his new friend. After spending a good deal of time together, they part company and the narrator heads for Boston.
Danglers nearly starves to death when he meets Edmond Dantes.
by Victor Hugo
Claude Frollo secretly observes the interaction between Phoebus and Esmeralda, eventually intervening with violent measures.
Alice and Ruth ponder the identities of the two missing girls. An incident on the ship has the passengers preparing to load the lifeboats.
Jurgis is told the history of his house, only to learn it is neither new or bought at a fair price. Ona and Stanislova secure jobs. Jurgis and Ona begin planning for their wedding.
Chapter 49: Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation, and the Intelligence that Interrupts It.
Monks is captured and brought to Mr. Brownlow's home. Details of Monks' life are finally revealed. The search for Mr. Sikes continues.
Elzibieta's youngest son passes away. Jurgis accepts a job at the fertilizer factory, suffering from physical illness almost immediately. Elzbieta finds work so her remaining sons can return to school.
by O. Henry
A broker makes a request of his stenographer, having forgot his previous request.
by J.M. Barrie
A peaceful visit to the Mermaid's Lagoon is interrupted by the arrival of pirates.
Four days after meeting Mr. Brocklehurst, Jane boards the 6 a.m. coach and travels alone to Lowood. When she arrives at the school, the day is dark and rainy, and she is led through a grim building that will be her new home. The following day, Jane is introduced to her classmates and learns the daily routine, which keeps the girls occupied from before dawn until dinner. Miss Temple, the superintendent of the school, is very kind, while one of Jane’s teachers, Miss Scatcherd, is unpleasant, particularly in her harsh treatment of a young student named Helen Burns. Jane and Helen befriend one another, and Jane learns from Helen that Lowood is a charity school maintained for female orphans, which means that the Reeds have paid nothing to put her there. She also learns that Mr. Brocklehurst oversees every aspect of its operation: even Miss Temple must answer to him.
The author explains the existence of motion and a few objections.
by Jules Verne
by Andrew Lang
A poor beggar boy is left with nothing but a beautiful pear tree when his father dies. A fox sees the pear tree and promises to bring him good luck if he does what he is told. His life is transformed and the fox asks only for a coffin when he dies because he is the one responsible for the former beggar’s good fortune.
by Jules Verne
Natives drive the men off the island then proceed towards the Nautilus.
by Victor Hugo
The narrator explores Claude Frollo's statements concerning the printed book in his laboratory.
A prince overcomes a dragon and rescues his brothers.
A husband gives his wife a mirror, and when she is on her deathbed, she gives it to her daughter. The daughter thinks she sees her mother’s soul in it and spends much time staring into it after her father remarries. The stepmother begins resenting the daughter’s relationship with her father and starts to hate her; she thinks the daughter is doing black magic to curse her, and she tells the father of it. The father confronts the daughter, and he finally realizes that the daughter is innocent and is simply still brokenhearted over her mother’s death. The stepmother is moved by the daughter’s story to renounce her hate, and the father, stepmother, and daughter finally become a happy family.
Donatello and Kenyon continue on their journey and comment on their natural surroundings.
The author describes his journey to Spaceland.
by H.G. Wells
The body of Mr. Wicksteed is found. The Invisible Man is suspected. (London, England; Pearson's Magazine, 1897)
Tom Eaves gives his opinion. Lord Steyne is troubled by his son's situation, but continues to distract himself with lavish parties.
by Jules Verne
David returns to London where he visits with old friends and acquaintances.
The narrator describes his journey to Atlanta to attend school and the theft of his money when he gets there.
The friends discover the little people are actually vegetables that grow from plants. They have to be replanted every five years.