The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
|The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (1896)
A. CONAN DOYLE.
|"il etait brave, mais avec cette graine de folie dans sa
bravoure que les français aiment."
WITH TWENTY-FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS,
BY W. B. WOLLEN, R.I.
GEORGE NEWNES, Ltd,
SOUTHAMPTON STREET, AND EXETER STREET, STRAND.
|I.||— How the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom||3|
|II.||— How the Brigadier Slew the Brothers of Ajaccio||43|
|III.||— How the Brigadier Held the King||83|
|IV.||— How the King Held the Brigadier||127|
|V.||— How the Brigadier Took the Field Against the Marshal Millefleurs||169|
|VI.||— How the Brigadier Played for a Kingdom||213|
|VII.||— How the Brigadier Won His Medal||251|
|VIII.||— How the Brigadier was Tempted by the Devil||295|
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
|"Come Out, You Rascal"||Frontispiece|
|When I Doze in my Arm-chair, I See Those Great Warriors||Facing Page 4|
|Facing Us There Sat a Huge Man||22|
|I Saw a Great Spout of Fire Shoot Up||38|
|He Roared with Laughter||52|
|The Emperor was Pacing Up and Down||64|
|The Emperor was Standing Before Me||72|
|I was Dragged by the Heels on to the Road||92|
|"What Game are You up to Here?"||110|
|The Cards Fluttered from His Nerveless Fingers||122|
|"Help! Help! a Prisoner is Escaping"||140|
|I Ventured to Salute the Lady's Hand||148|
|I Saw as Many Flashes as at Austerlitz||158|
|"Hang Him to the Nearest Tree"||172|
|"I Should Recommend You to Keep in His Good Graces"||196|
|Her Eyes were Raised to His Face||208|
|A Bullet Hummed Past Me Like a Bee||226|
|Ah, That Terrible Song||242|
|"This Man is Mine"||246|
|He Handed Our Letters to Us||254|
|I Laughed Heartily||280|
|"What are You Doing Here?" He Shouted||288|
|Tremeau and Berthier were Rolling Together upon the Floor||302|
|I Pulled It Out||322|
"COME OUT, YOU RASCAL."
(See page 275)
|This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.
The author died in 1930, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.