Junior Classics Volume 7: Stories of Courage and Heroism

Junior Classics Volume 7: Stories of Courage and Heroism

Author: William Patten and Various
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Junior Classics Volume 7: Stories of Courage and Heroism

The stories in this volume are true stories, and have been arranged in chro
The stories in this volume are true stories, and have been arranged in chronological order, an arrangement that will aid the reader to remember the times to which the stories relate. Almost any encyclopedia can be consulted for general details of the life stories of the interesting people whose names crowd the volume except perhaps in the cases of Peter Williamson and John Tanner, "The True Story of a Kidnapped Boy," and "A White Boy Among the Indians." Peter Williamson was kidnapped in Glasgow, Scotland, when he was eight years old, was captured by the Cherokee Indians in 1745, and (though the story does not tell this) he returned to England and became a prominent citizen. He first made the British Government pay damages for his kidnapping, gave the first exhibition in England of Indian war dances, and was the first Englishman to publish a street directory. He was finally pensioned by the Government for his services in establishing a penny post. John Tanner, the son of a clergyman, was stolen by the Indians some years later. His mother died when he was very young, his father treated him harshly, and so when the Indians kidnapped him he made no effort to escape. John remained among them until he was an old man, and the story of his life, which he was obliged to dictate to others as he could neither read nor write, was first published about 1830. The stories of these boys are considered to be two of the most reliable early accounts we possess of life among the Indians. - Summary by the author

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How Phidias Helped the Image-Maker by Beatrice Harraden
William Patten and Various
The Fight at the Pass of Thermopylæ by Charlotte M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Bravery of Regulus Charlotte by M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Rabbi Who Found the Diadem by Dr. A. S. Isaacs
William Patten and Various
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How Phidias Helped the Image-Maker by Beatrice Harraden
William Patten and Various
The Fight at the Pass of Thermopylæ by Charlotte M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Bravery of Regulus Charlotte by M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Rabbi Who Found the Diadem by Dr. A. S. Isaacs
William Patten and Various
How Livia Won the Brooch by Beatrice Harraden
William Patten and Various
Julius Cæsar Crossing the Rubicon by Jacob Abbott
William Patten and Various
Fearless Saint Genevieve, Patron Saint of Paris Charlotte by M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Boy Viking—Olaf II of Norway by E. S. Brooks
William Patten and Various
The Boy-Heroes of Crecy and Poitiers by Treadwell Walden
William Patten and Various
The Noble Burghers of Calais by Charlotte M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Story of Joan of Arc, the Maid Who Saved France by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
How Joan the Maid Took Largess from the English by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
Death of Joan the Maid by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
How Catherine Douglas Tried to Save King James of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Brave Queen of Hungary by Charlotte M. Yonge
William Patten and Various
The Story of Christopher Columbus for Little Children by Elizabeth Harrison
William Patten and Various
A Sea-Fight in the Time of Queen Bess by Charles Kingsley
William Patten and Various
A Brave Scottish Chief by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
The Adventure of Grizel Cochrane by Arthur Quiller-Couch
William Patten and Various
The Sunken Treasure by Nathaniel Hawthorne
William Patten and Various
The Lost Exiles of Texas by Arthur Oilman
William Patten and Various
The Boy Conqueror—Charles XII of Sweden by E. S. Brooks
William Patten and Various
The True Story of a Kidnapped Boy as Told by Himself Peter Williamson
William Patten and Various
The Prisoner Who Would Not Stay in Prison by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
A White Boy Among the Indians, as Told by Himself John Tanner
William Patten and Various
Evangeline of Acadia by Henry W. Longfellow
William Patten and Various
Jabez Rockwell's Powder-Horn by Ralph D. Paine
William Patten and Various
A Man Who Coveted Washington's Shoes by Frank R. Stockton.
William Patten and Various
A Famous Fight Between an English and a French Frigate by Rev. W. H. Fitchett
William Patten and Various
The Trick of an Indian Spy by Arthur Quiller-Couch
William Patten and Various
The Man in the "Auger Hole" by Frank R. Stockton.
William Patten and Various
The Remarkable Voyage of the Bounty by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
The Two Boy Hostages at the Siege of Seringapatam by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
The Man Who Spoiled Napoleon's "Destiny" by Rev. W. H. Fitchett
William Patten and Various
A Fire-Fighter's Rescue from the Flames by Arthur Quiller-Couch
William Patten and Various
How Napoleon Rewarded His Men by Baron de Marbot
William Patten and Various
A Rescue from Shipwreck by Arthur Quiller-Couch
William Patten and Various
Rebecca the Drummer by Charles Barnard
William Patten and Various
The Messenger by M. E. M. Davis
William Patten and Various
Humphry Davy and the Safety-Lamp by George C. Towle
William Patten and Various
Kit Carson's Duel by Emerson Hough
William Patten and Various
The Story of Grace Darling by Anonymous
William Patten and Various
The Struggles of Charles Goodyear by George C. Towle
William Patten and Various
Old Johnny Appleseed by Elizabeth Harrison
William Patten and Various
The Little Post-Boy by Bayard Taylor
William Patten and Various
How June Found Massa Linkum by Elizabeth S. Phelps
William Patten and Various
The Story of a Forest Fire by Raymond S. Spears
William Patten and Various