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The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer A Tale of the Sixteenth Century   By: (1804-1857)

The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer A Tale of the Sixteenth Century by Eugène Sue

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THE POCKET BIBLE

THE FULL SERIES OF

The Mysteries of the People

::OR::

History of a Proletarian Family

Across the Ages

By EUGENE SUE

Consisting of the Following Works :

THE GOLD SICKLE; or, Hena the Virgin of the Isle of Sen . THE BRASS BELL; or, The Chariot of Death . THE IRON COLLAR; or, Faustina and Syomara . THE SILVER CROSS; or, The Carpenter of Nazareth . THE CASQUE'S LARK; or, Victoria, the Mother of the Camps . THE PONIARD'S HILT; or, Karadeucq and Ronan . THE BRANDING NEEDLE; or, The Monastery of Charolles . THE ABBATIAL CROSIER; or, Bonaik and Septimine . THE CARLOVINGIAN COINS; or, The Daughters of Charlemagne . THE IRON ARROW HEAD; or, The Buckler Maiden . THE INFANT'S SKULL; or, The End of the World . THE PILGRIM'S SHELL; or, Fergan the Quarryman . THE IRON PINCERS; or, Mylio and Karvel . THE IRON TREVET; or, Jocelyn the Champion . THE EXECUTIONER'S KNIFE; or, Joan of Arc . THE POCKET BIBLE; or, Christian the Printer . THE BLACKSMITH'S HAMMER; or, The Peasant Code . THE SWORD OF HONOR; or, The Foundation of the French Republic . THE GALLEY SLAVE'S RING; or, The Family Lebrenn .

Published Uniform With This Volume By

THE NEW YORK LABOR NEWS CO.

28 CITY HALL PLACE NEW YORK CITY

THE POCKET BIBLE OR CHRISTIAN THE PRINTER

A Tale of the Sixteenth Century

By EUGENE SUE

In Two Volumes Vol. I.

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL FRENCH By DANIEL DE LEON NEW YORK LABOR NEWS COMPANY. 1910

Copyright 1910, by the NEW YORK LABOR NEWS CO.

INDEX

Volume 1

PART I. THE SOCIETY OF JESUS.

INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER.

I. THE THEFT 7

II. THE NEOPHYTE 18

III. THE SALE OF INDULGENCES 33

IV. THE "TEST OF THE LUTHERANS" 53

V. MONSIEUR JOHN 78

VI. THE FRANC TAUPIN 87

VII. BROTHER ST. ERNEST MARTYR 112

VIII. IN THE GARRET 128

IX. THE PENITENT 133

X. LOYOLA AND HIS DISCIPLES 138

XI. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER 166

XII. HERVE'S DEMENTIA 176

XIII. CALVINISTS IN COUNCIL 193

XIV. HENA'S DIARY 231

XV. DIARY OF ST. ERNEST MARTYR 244

XVI. THE TAVERN OF THE BLACK GRAPE 252

XVII. THE COTTAGE OF ROBERT ESTIENNE 266

XVIII. FOR BETTER AND FOR WORSE 286

XIX. ON THE ROAD TO PARIS 304

XX. JANUARY 21, 1535 323

Volume 2

PART II THE HUGUENOTS.

INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER

I. THE QUEEN'S "FLYING SQUADRON" 7

II. ANNA BELL 32

III. THE AVENGERS OF ISRAEL 71

IV. GASPARD OF COLIGNY 90

V. FAMILY FLOTSAM 112

VI. THE BATTLE OF ROCHE LA BELLE 132

VII. "CONTRE UN" 163

VIII. ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S NIGHT 185

IX. THE SIEGE OF LA ROCHELLE 215

X. THE LAMBKINS' DANCE 233

XI. CAPTURE OF CORNELIA 254

XII. THE DUKE OF ANJOU 264

XIII. THE BILL IS PAID 273

EPILOGUE 288

TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE.

The epoch covered by this, the 16th story of Eugene Sue's dramatic historic series, entitled The Mysteries of the People; or, History of a Proletarian Family Across the Ages , extends over the turbulent yet formative era known in history as the Religious Reformation.

The social system that had been developing since the epoch initiated by the 8th story of the series, The Abbatial Crosier; or, Bonaik and Septimine , that is, the feudal system, and which is depicted in full bloom in the 14th story of the series, The Iron Trevet; or, Jocelyn the Champion , had been since suffering general collapse with the approach of the bourgeois, or capitalist system, which found its first open, or political, expression in the Reformation, and which was urged into life by Luther, Calvin and other leading adversaries of the Roman Catholic regime... Continue reading book >>




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