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Facing the Flag by Jules Verne

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Facing the Flag by Jules Verne

[Redactor's Note: _Facing the Flag_ {number V044 in the T&M listing of Verne's works} is an anonymous translation of _Face au drapeau_ (1896) first published in the U.S. by F. Tennyson Neely in 1897, and later (circa 1903) republished from the same plates by Hurst and F.M. Lupton (Federal Book Co.). This is a different translation from the one published by Sampson & Low in England entitled _For the Flag_ (1897) translated by Mrs. Cashel Hoey.]

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FACING THE FLAG

BY

J U L E S V E R N E

AUTHOR OF "AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS"; "TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA"; "FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON," ETC.

New York

THE F. M. LUPTON PUBLISHING COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

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1897

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CONTENTS

CHAP

I. Healthful House

II. Count d'Artigas

III. Kidnapped

IV. The Schooner "Ebba"

V. Where am I.--(Notes by Simon Hart, the Engineer.)

VI. On Deck

VII. Two Days at Sea

VIII. Back Cup

IX. Inside Back Cup

X. Ker Karraje

XI. Five Weeks in Back Cup

XII. Engineer Serko's Advice

XIII. God Be with It

XIV. Battle Between the "Sword" and the Tug

XV. Expectation

XVI. Only a few more Hours

XVII. One against Five

XVIII. On Board the "Tonnant"

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FACING THE FLAG.

CHAPTER I.

HEALTHFUL HOUSE.

The _carte de visite_ received that day, June 15, 189-, by the director of the establishment of Healthful House was a very neat one, and simply bore, without escutcheon or coronet, the name:


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