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The Secret Witness

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The SECRET WITNESS

BY GEORGE GIBBS

AUTHOR OF "PARADISE GARDEN," "THE YELLOW DOVE," ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY GEORGE BREHM

D. APPLETON AND COMPANY NEW YORK LONDON 1917

Copyright, 1917, by the Curtis Publishing Company Published in the United States of America

TO MY FRIEND MAJOR R. TAIT McKENZIE, R.A.M.C.

[Illustration: "Your veil quick," he stammered breathlessly.]

CONTENTS

I. JUNE 12, 1914

II. COURT SECRETS

III. THE HABSBURG HAVEN

IV. SEC...

With the Allies

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E text prepared by A. Langley

WITH THE ALLIES

by

RICHARD HARDING DAVIS

Preface

I have not seen the letter addressed by President Wilson to the American people calling upon them to preserve toward this war the mental attitude of neutrals. But I have seen the war. And I feel sure had President Wilson seen my war he would not have written his letter.

This is not a war against Germans, as we know Germans in America, where they are among our sanest, most industrious, and most responsible fellow countrymen. It is a war, as Winston Churchill h...

Tom Slade on a Transport

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[Illustration: TOM HOBBLED ALONG, HOLDING THE RAIL. Frontispiece (Page 131)]

TOM SLADE ON A TRANSPORT

By Percy K. Fitzhugh

Author of TOM SLADE, BOY SCOUT, TOM SLADE AT TEMPLE CAMP, TOM SLADE ON THE RIVER, TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORS

Illustrated by Thomas Clarity

Published With the Approval of the Boy Scouts of America

GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS :: NEW YORK Made in the United States of America

Copyright, 19...

Quin

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[Illustration: "If you don't leave the room instantly, I will!"]

Q U I N

BY

ALICE HEGAN RICE

Author of "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch," "Lovey Mary," "Sandy," "Calvary Alley," etc.

NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1921

Copyright, 1921, by THE CENTURY CO.

PR...

The Firefly of France –by: Marion Polk Angellotti

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THE FIREFLY OF FRANCE

by Marion Polk Angellotti

TO

THE MEMORY OF

THE HEROIC GUYNEMER

"THE ACE OF THE ACES"

PREPARER'S NOTE

This text was prepared from a 1918 edition, published by The Century Co., New York.

THE FIREFLY OF FRANCE

CHAPTER I

ALARUMS AND EXCURSIONS

The restaurant of the Hotel St. Ives seems, as I look back on it, an odd spot to have served as stage wings for a melodrama, pure and simple. Yet a melodrama did begin there. No other word fits the case. The inns of the Middle Ages, which, I believe, ree...

The Red Horizon

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected. The original spelling has been retained.

Page 17: "some with faces turned upwards," the word "turned" was crossed Page 234: Added a round bracket. (A bullet whistles by on the right of Bill's head.)]

THE RED HORIZON

BY THE SAME AUTHOR

CHILDREN OF THE DEAD END. The Autobiography of a Navvy. Ten Thousand Printed within Ten Days of Publication.

The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army

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THE RED CROSS GIRLS WITH THE RUSSIAN ARMY

[Illustration: BARBARA PRESENTED HIM WITH THE ELECTRIC LAMP. ( See page 150. )]

The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army

By MARGARET VANDERCOOK

Author of "The Ranch Girls Series," "Stories about Camp Fire Girls Series," etc.

Illustrated

The John C. Winston Company Philadelphia

Copyright, 1916, by THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO.

CONTENTS

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I. A PEASANT'S HUT IN RUSSIA 7

II. A FORMER ACQUAINTANCE 23

II...

For Name and Fame Or Through Afghan Passes

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FOR NAME AND FAME

Or Through Afghan Passes

by

G. A. HENTY.

Contents

Preface. Chapter 1: The Lost Child. Chapter 2: The Foundling. Chapter 3: Life On A Smack. Chapter 4: Run Down. Chapter 5: The Castaways. Chapter 6: The Attack On The Village. Chapter 7: The Fight With The Prahus. Chapter 8: The Torpedo. Chapter 9: The Advance Into Afghanistan. Chapter 10: The Peiwar Khotal. Chapter 11: A Prisoner. Chapter 12: The Advance Up The Khyber. Chapter 13: The Massacre At Cabul. Cha...

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