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Works Of George W. Peck   By: (1840-1916)

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WORKS OF GEORGE W. PECK

The "Bad Boy" Series and Others

AN INDEX

Edited by David Widger

CONTENTS

Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa (v.1)

Grocery Man and Peck's Bad Boy (v.2)

Peck's Bad Boy Abroad

Peck's Uncle Ike and Red Headed Boy

Peck's Sunshine

Private George W. Peck

VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIES

Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa (v.1)

A CARD FROM THE AUTHOR.

DETAILED CONTENTS.

PECK'S BAD BOY.

CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.

CHAPTER IV.

CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

CHAPTER VII.

CHAPTER VIII.

CHAPTER IX.

CHAPTER X.

CHAPTER XI.

CHAPTER XII.

CHAPTER XIII.

CHAPTER XIV.

CHAPTER XV.

CHAPTER XVI.

CHAPTER XVII.

CHAPTER XVIII.

CHAPTER XIX.

CHAPTER XX.

CHAPTER XXI.

CHAPTER XXII.

CHAPTER XXIII.

CHAPTER XXIV.

CHAPTER XXV.

CHAPTER XXVI.

CHAPTER XXVII.

CHAPTER XXVIII.

CHAPTER XXIX.

CHAPTER XXX.

CHAPTER XXXI.

CHAPTER XXXII.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

CHAPTER XXXV.

CHAPTER XXXVI.

List of Illustrations

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Frontispiece

Titlepage

They Danced the Can Can

Air Was Filled With Dog, and Pa, And Rockets

Stoper, Says Pa, I've Got a Whale

Ma Appears on the Scene

Pa on the Run

The Bad Boy and his Girl

Helen Damnation

The Gun Just Rared up

Then Everything Was Ready

Hell's fire, What You Boys Doin

In the Wrong Room

A New Way to Take Seidlitz Powders

Too Late, Pa, I Die at the Hand of an Assassin

Just As I Am

Special Providences for a Bad Boy

Pa Grabbed Her by the Polonaise

Happy New Year Mum

Pa's Fire Escape

DETAILED CONTENTS:

CHAPTER I. CHAPTER I. THE BOY WITH A LAME BACK—THE BOY COULDN'T SIT DOWN—A PRACTICAL JOKE ON THE OLD MAN—A LETTER FROM "DAISY "—GUARDING THE FOUR CORNERS—THE OLD MAN IS UNUSUALLY GENEROUS—MA ASKS AWKWARD QUESTIONS—THE BOY TALKED TO WITH A BED SLAT—NO ENCOURAGEMENT FOR A BOY

CHAPTER II. CHAPTER II. THE BOY AT WORK AGAIN—THE BEST BOYS FULL OF TRICKS—THE OLD MAN LAYS DOWN THE LAW ABOUT JOKES—RUBBER HOSE MACARONI—THE OLD MAS's STRUGGLES—CHEWING VIGOROUSLY BUT IN VAIN—AN INQUEST HELD—REVELRY BY NIGHT—MUSIC IN THE WOODSHED—"'twas ever thus."

CHAPTER III. CHAPTER III. THE BAD BOY GIVES HIS PA AWAY—PA IS A HARD CITIZEN—DRINKING SOZODONT—MAKING UP THE SPARE BED—THE MIDNIGHT WAR DANCE—AN APPOINTMENT BY THE COAL BIN.

CHAPTER IV. CHAPTER IV. THE BAD BOY'S FOURTH OF JULY.—PA IS A POINTER, NOT A SETTER—SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY—A GRAND SUPPLY OF FIREWORKS—THE EXPLOSION—THE AIR FULL OF PA AND DOG AND ROCKETS—THE NEW HELL—A SCENE THAT BEGGARS DESCRIPTION.

CHAPTER V. CHAPTER V. THE BAD BOY'S MA COMES HOME.—DEVILTRY, ONLY A LITTLE FUN—THE BAD BOY'S CHUM—A LADY'S WARDROBE IN THE OLD MAN'S ROOM—MA's UNEXPECTED ARRIVAL—WHERE IS THE HUZZY?—DAMFINO!—THE BAD BOY WANTS TO TRAVEL WITH A CIRCUS

CHAPTER VI. CHAPTER VI. HIS PA IS A DARN COWARD—HIS PA HAS BEEN A MAJOR—HOW HE WOULD DEAL WITH BURGLARS—HIS BRAVERY PUT TO THE TEST—THE ICE REVOLVER—HIS PA BEGINS TO PRAY—TELLS WHERE THE CHANGE IS—"PLEASE MR. BURGLAR SPARE A POOR MAN'S LIFE!"—MA WAKES UP—THE BAD BOY AND HIS CHUM RUN—FISH POLE SAUCE—MA WOULD MAKE A GOOD CHIEF OF POLICE

CHAPTER VII. CHAPTER VII. HIS PA GETS A BITE.—"HIS PA GETS TOO MUCH WATER"—THE DOCTOR'S DISAGREE—HOW TO SPOIL BOYS—HIS PA GOES TO PEWAUKEE IN SEARCH OF HIS SON—ANXIOUS TO FISH—"STOPER, I'VE GOT A WHALE!"—OVERBOARD—HIS PA IS SAVED—A DOLLAR FOR HIS PANTS.

CHAPTER VIII. CHAPTER VIII. HE IS TOO HEALTHY—AN EMPTY CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE AND A BLACK EYE—HE IS ARRESTED—OCONOMOWOC FOR HEALTH—HIS PA. IS AN OLD MASHER—DANCED TILL THE COWS CAME HOME—THE GIRL FROM THE SUNNY SOUTH—THE BAD BOY IS SENT HOME

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