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The Ebb Tide : A Trio and Quartette

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Book Id: WPLBN0000581685
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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: The Ebb Tide : A Trio and Quartette  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Stevenson, R. L. (n.d.). The Ebb Tide : A Trio and Quartette. Retrieved from http://www.worldebookfair.com/


Excerpt
Excerpt: NIGHT ON THE BEACH. THROUGHOUT the island world of the Pacific, scattered men of many European races and from almost every grade of society carry activity and disseminate disease. Some prosper, some vegetate. Some have mounted the steps of thrones and owned islands and navies. Others, again, must marry for a livelihood; a strapping, merry, chocolate-colored dame supports them in sheer idleness; and dressed like natives, but still retaining some foreign element of gait or attitude, still perhaps with some relic (such as a single eye-glass) of the officer and gentleman, they sprawl in palm leaf verandas, and entertain an island audience with memoirs of the music-hall. And there are still others, less pliable, less capable, less fortunate...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: PART I -- THE TRIO -- PAGE -- I NIGHT ON THE BEACH 3 -- II MORNING ON THE BEACH THE THREE LETTERS -- 26 -- III THE OLD CALABOOSE. DESTINY AT THE -- DOOR 44 -- IV THE YELLOW FLAG 63 -- V THE CARGO OF CHAMPAGNE 76 -- VI THE PARTNERS 118 -- PART II -- THE QUARTETTE -- VII THE PEARL FISHER 137 -- VIII BETTER ACQUAINTANCE 164 -- IX THE DINNER-PARTY 189 -- X THE OPEN DOOR 206 -- XI DAVID AND GOLIATH 230 -- XII A TAIL-PIECE 267

 

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