The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard
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)