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The Works Of Louis Becke   By: (1855-1913)

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THE WORKS OF LOUIS BECKE

By Louis Becke

AN INDEX

Edited by David Widger

Louis Becke (1855 1913)

CONTENTS

Yorke The Adventurer John Corwell, Sailor Poisonous Fish Colonial Mortuary Bard "'Reo," The Fisherman "Old Mary" "Martin Of Nitendi" Call Of The South" Ebbing Of The Tide In The Far North Officer And Man The Trader's Wife Tessa Pâkia Sarréo The South Seaman Susâni Fish Drugging Âmona and Others Tom Gerrard The River Of Dreams "Five Head" Creek Black Bream Of Australia Chinkie's Flat and Others John Frewen, South Sea Whaler Memory Of The Southern Seas Rídan The Devil and Others Rodman the Boatsteeer and Others The Flemmings and "Flash Harry" "Pig Headed" Sailor Men Americans In The South Seas The Tapu Of Banderah The Beginning of the Sea Story Of Australia Concerning "Bully" Hayes Adventure Of James Shervinton Brothers In Law; The Brass Gun Adventure Of Elizabeth Morey Foster's Letter Of Marque The Gallant and Jack Renton

VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIES

Yorke The Adventurer

Chapter I

Chapter II

Chapter III

Chapter IV

Chapter V

Chapter VI

John Corwell, Sailor

JOHN CORWELL, SAILOR AND MINER

I

II

III

IV

POISONOUS FISH OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

Colonial Mortuary Bard

THE COLONIAL MORTUARY BARD

"'REO," THE FISHERMAN

THE BLACK BREAM OF AUSTRALIA

"Old Mary"

I

II

III

"Martin Of Nitendi"

"MARTIN OF NITENDI"

THE RIVER OF DREAMS

I

II

III

Call Of The South"

CHAPTER I ~ PAUL, THE DIVER

CHAPTER II ~ THE OLD SEA LIFE

CHAPTER III ~ THE BLIND MAN OF ADMIRALTY ISLAND

CHAPTER IV ~ NISÂN ISLAND; A TALE OF THE OLD TRADING DAYS

FIRST PART

SECOND PART

THIRD PART

CHAPTER V ~ MUTINIES

CHAPTER VI ~ "MÂNI"

CHAPTER VII ~ AT NIGHT

CHAPTER VIII ~ THE CRANKS OF THE JULIA BRIG

CHAPTER IX ~ "DANDY," THE SHIP'S DINGO

CHAPTER X ~ KALA HOI, THE NET MAKER

CHAPTER XI ~ THE KANAKA LABOUR TRADE IN THE PACIFIC

CHAPTER XII ~ MY FRIENDS, THE ANTHROPOPHAGI

CHAPTER XIII ~ ON THE "JOYS" OF RECRUITING "BLACKBIRDS"

CHAPTER XIV ~ MAKING A FORTUNE IN THE SOUTH SEAS

CHAPTER XV ~ THE STORY OF TOKOLMÉ

CHAPTER XVI ~ "LANO TÔ"

CHAPTER XVII ~ "OMBRE CHEVALIER"

CHAPTER XVIII ~ A RECLUSE OF THE BUSH

CHAPTER XIX ~ TE BARI, THE OUTLAW

CHAPTER XX ~ "THE DANDIEST BOY THAT EVER STOOD UP IN A BOAT"

CHAPTER XXI ~ THE PIT OF MAOTÂ

CHAPTER XXII ~ VANÂKI, THE STRONG SWIMMER

CHAPTER XXIII ~ TWO PACIFIC ISLANDS BIRDS: THE SOUTH SEA CORNCRAKE AND

THE SOUTH SEA CORNCRAKE

THE TOOTH BILLED PIGEON OF SAMOA

CHAPTER XXIV ~ A NIGHT RUN ACROSS FÂGALOA BAY

CHAPTER XXV ~ A BIT OF GOOD LUCK

CHAPTER XXVI ~ MODERN PIRATES

CHAPTER XXVII ~ PAUTÔE

CHAPTER XXVIII ~ THE MAN WHO KNEW EVERYTHING

CHAPTER XXIX ~ THE PATTERING OF THE MULLET

Ebbing Of The Tide

"LULIBAN OF THE POOL"

NINIA

I.

II.

III.

BALDWIN'S LOISȗMiss Lambert.

AT A KAFA DRINKING

I.

II.

MRS. LIARDET: A SOUTH SEA TRADING EPISODE

KENNEDY THE BOATSTEERER

A DEAD LOSS

HICKSON: A HALF CASTE

A BOATING PARTY OF TWO

I.

II.

"THE BEST ASSET IN A FOOL'S ESTATE"

DESCHARD OF ONEAKA

I.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

VI.

VII.

NELL OF MULLINER'S CAMP

AURIKI REEF

AT THE EBBING OF THE TIDE

THE FALLACIES OF HILLIARD

I.

II.

A TALE OF A MASK

THE COOK OF THE "SPREETOO SANTOO"

LUPTON'S GUEST: MEMORY OF THE EASTERN PACIFIC

IN NOUMÉA

THE FEAST AT PENTECOST

AN HONOUR TO THE SERVICE

In The Far North

I

II

III

IV

Officer And Man

The Trader's Wife

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

Tessa

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

CHAPTER V

CHAPTER VI

CHAPTER VII

CHAPTER VIII

CHAPTER IX

CHAPTER X

CHAPTER XI

CHAPTER XII

Pâkia

Sarréo

The South Seaman

Susâni

Fish Drugging

"FIVE HEAD" CREEK

I

II

FISH DRUGGING IN THE PACIFIC

Âmona and Others

ÂMONA; THE CHILD; AND THE BEAST

THE SNAKE AND THE BELL

SOUTH SEA NOTES

I

II

Tom Gerrard

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

CHAPTER V

CHAPTER VI

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