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A Roving Commission by G. A. Henty

Afloat again 172 xi


V. A PIRATE HOLD 76

VI. THE NEGRO RISING 93

VII. IN HIDING 112

VIII. A TIME OF WAITING 132

IX. AN ATTACK ON THE CAVE 152

X. AFLOAT AGAIN 172

XI. A FIRST COMMAND 191

XII. A RESCUE 211

XIII. TWO CAPTURES 232

XIV. THE ATTACK ON PORT-AU-PRINCE 253

XV. THE ATTACK ON PORT-AU-PRINCE 273

XVI. TOUSSAIT L'OUVERTURE 293

XVII. A FRENCH FRIGATE 311

XVIII. ANOTHER ENGAGEMENT 331

XIX. HOME 352

ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

"I HAVE HEARD A GREAT DEAL OF YOU, MR. GLOVER," THE ADMIRAL SAID

_Frontispiece_

"HEADED BY NAT, THE CREW OF THE GIG LEAPT DOWN ON TO THE DECK" 40

THE GUNS ON THE RAMPART SEND A SHOWER OF GRAPE INTO THE PIRATE 64

"IT WAS NOT LONG BEFORE HE CAME ACROSS THE FIGURE OF A PROSTRATE MAN" 122

"HE FELL LIKE A LOG OVER THE PRECIPICE" 164

THE JOURNEY TO THE COAST 178

THE RESCUE OF LOUISE PICKARD 212

"FOUR SHOTS WERE FIRED AND AS MANY NEGROES FELL" 226

"THE CAPTAIN OF THE PIRATES SHOOK HIS FIST IN DEFIANCE" 246

A MESSAGE FROM TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE 294

"DROP IT!" NAT REPEATED 308

"NAT SPRANG ON TO THE RAIL" 318

A ROVING COMMISSION

CHAPTER I

A FIGHT WITH A BLOODHOUND

"Now, look here, Nathaniel--"


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