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A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne

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A Winter Amid the Ice and Other Thrilling Stories

By Jules Verne

Published by: The World Publishing House New Yowk, 1877

Contents

DOCTOR OX'S EXPERIMENT

CHAPTER I.

How it is useless to seek, even on the best maps, for the small town of Quiquendone

CHAPTER II.

In which the Burgomaster Van Tricasse and the Counsellor Niklausse consult about the affairs of the town

CHAPTER III.

In which the Commissary Passauf enters as noisily as unexpectedly

CHAPTER IV.

In which Doctor Ox reveals himself as a physiologist of the first rank, and as an audacious experimentalist

CHAPTER V.

In which the burgomaster and the counsellor pay a visit to Doctor Ox, and what follows

CHAPTER VI.

In which Frantz Niklausse and Suzel Van Tricasse form certain projects for the future

CHAPTER VII.

In which the Andantes become Allegros, and the Allegros Vivaces

CHAPTER VIII.

In which the ancient and solemn German waltz becomes a whirlwind

CHAPTER IX.

In which Doctor Ox and Ygene, his assistant, say a few words

CHAPTER X.

In which it will be seen that the epidemic invades the entire town, and what effect it produces

CHAPTER XI.

In which the Quiquendonians adopt a heroic resolution

CHAPTER XII.

In which Ygene, the assistant, gives a reasonable piece of advice, which is eagerly rejected by Doctor Ox

CHAPTER XIII.

In which it is once more proved that by taking high ground all human littlenesses may be overlooked

CHAPTER XIV.

In which matters go so far that the inhabitants of Quiquendone, the reader, and even the author, demand an immediate denouement

CHAPTER XV.

In which the denouement takes place

CHAPTER XVI.

In which the intelligent reader sees that he has guessed correctly, despite all the author's precautions

CHAPTER XVII.

In which Doctor Ox's theory is explained

MASTER ZACHARIUS.

CHAPTER I.

A winter night

CHAPTER II.

The pride of science

CHAPTER III.

A strange visit

CHAPTER IV.


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