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1 Chapter One  sylviamb 9:51 Listen PL OK
2 Chapter Two  sylviamb 7:23 Listen PL OK
3 Chapter Three  sylviamb 8:38 Listen PL OK
4 Chapter Four  sylviamb 8:11 Listen PL OK
5 Chapter Five  mightyfelix 9:24 Listen PL OK
6 Chapter Six  sylviamb 10:15 Listen PL OK
7 Chapter Seven  sylviamb 9:08 Listen PL OK
8 Chapter Eight  sylviamb 12:03 Listen PL OK
9 Chapter Nine  sylviamb 12:02 Listen PL OK
10 Chapter Ten  sylviamb 10:27 Listen PL OK
11 Chapter Eleven  sylviamb 9:03 Listen PL OK
12 Chapter Twelve  sylviamb 18:19 Listen PL OK
13 Chapter Thirteen  sylviamb 17:16 Listen PL OK
14 Chapter Fourteen  sylviamb 19:15 Listen PL OK
15 Chapter Fifteen  sylviamb 18:31 Listen PL OK
16 Chapter Sixteen  sylviamb 21:06 Listen PL OK
17 Chapter Seventeen  sylviamb 12:33 Listen PL OK
18 Chapter Eighteen  sylviamb 13:34 Listen PL OK
19 Chapter Nineteen  sylviamb 8:41 Listen PL OK
20 Chapter Twenty  sylviamb 12:45 Listen PL OK
21 Chapter Twenty One  sylviamb 13:37 Listen PL OK
22 Chapter Twenty Two  sylviamb 14:24 Listen PL OK
23 Chapter Twenty Three  sylviamb 10:28 Listen PL OK
24 Chapter Twenty Four  sylviamb 9:04 Listen PL OK
25 Chapter Twenty Five  sylviamb 17:28 Listen PL OK
26 Chapter Twenty Six  sylviamb 13:14 Listen PL OK
27 Chapter Twenty Seven  sylviamb 18:26 Listen PL OK
28 Chapter Twenty Eight  sylviamb 19:44 Listen PL OK
29 Chapter Twenty Nine  sylviamb 16:40 Listen PL OK
30 Chapter Thirty  sylviamb 17:04 Listen PL OK
31 Chapter Thirty One  sylviamb 22:05 Listen PL OK
32 Chapter Thirty Two  sylviamb 21:37 Listen PL OK
33 Chapter Thirty Three  sylviamb 27:55 Listen PL OK
34 Chapter Thirty Four  sylviamb 12:09 Listen PL OK
35 Chapter Thirty Five  sylviamb 15:55 Listen PL OK
36 Chapter Thirty Six  sylviamb 11:35 Listen PL OK
37 Chapter Thirty Seven  sylviamb 16:06 Listen PL OK
38 Chapter Thirty Eight  sylviamb 23:14 Listen PL OK
39 Chapter Thirty Nine  sylviamb 12:50 Listen PL OK
40 Chapter Forty  sylviamb 3,100 O’Brien and myself take a step each, “pari passu”—A family reunion, productive of anything but unity—My uncle, not always the best friend. Assigned
41 Chapter Forty One  sylviamb 3,400 Pompous obsequies—The reading of the will, not exactly after Wilkie—I am left a legacy—What becomes of it—My father, very warm, writes a sermon to cool himself—I join O’Brien’s brig, and fall in with Swinburne. Assigned
42 Chapter Forty Two  sylviamb 2,200 We sail for the West Indies—A volunteer for the ship refused and sent on shore again, for reasons which the chapter will satisfactorily explain to the reader. Assigned
43 Chapter Forty Three  sylviamb 2,100 Description of the coast of Martinique—Popped at for peeping—No heroism in making oneself a target—Board a miniature Noah’s ark, under Yankee colours—Capture a French slaver—Parrot soup in lieu of mock turtle. Assigned
44 Chapter Forty Four  sylviamb 2,300 Money can purchase anything in the new country—American information not always to be depended upon—A night attack; we are beaten off—It proves a “cut up,” instead of a “cut out”—After all, we save something out of the fire. Assigned
45 Chapter Forty Five  sylviamb 1,700 Some remarkable occurrences take place in the letter of marque—Old friends with improved faces—The captor a captive; but not carried away, though the captive is, by the ship’s boat—The whole chapter a mixture of love, war, and merchandise. Assigned
46 Chapter Forty Six  Doug42 16:01 Listen PL OK
47 Chapter Forty Seven  Doug42 15:56 Listen PL OK
48 Chapter Forty Eight  Shasta 16:24 Listen PL OK
49 Chapter Forty Nine  Doug42 19:29 Listen PL OK
50 Chapter Fifty  Shasta 19:14 Listen PL OK
51 Chapter Fifty One  Shasta 28:45 Listen PL OK
52 Chapter Fifty Two  Shasta 19:21 Listen PL OK
53 Chapter Fifty Three  Shasta 14:03 Listen PL OK
54 Chapter Fifty Four  Shasta 16:12 Listen PL OK
55 Chapter Fifty Five   3,400 We encounter a Dutch brig of war—Captain Hawkins very contemplative near the capstan—Hard knocks, and no thanks for it—Who’s afraid?—Men will talk—The brig goes about on the wrong tack. Open
56 Chapter Fifty Six   2,800 Consequences of the action—A ship without a fighting captain is like a thing without a head—So do the sailors think—A mutiny, and the loss of our famous ship’s company. Open
57 Chapter Fifty Seven   2,200 News from home not very agreeable, although the reader may laugh—We arrive at Portsmouth, where I fall in with my old acquaintance, Mrs Trotter—We sail with a convoy for the Baltic. Open
58 Chapter Fifty Eight   1,900 How we passed the Sound, and what passed in the Sound—the captain overhears again a conversation between Swinburne and me. Open
59 Chapter Fifty Nine  johnb2 8:37 Listen PL OK
60 Chapter Sixty  johnb2 9:50 Listen PL OK
61 Chapter Sixty One   1,800 Bad news from home, and worse on board—Notwithstanding his previous trials, Peter forced to prepare for another—Mrs Trotter again; improves as she grows old—Captain Hawkins and his twelve charges. Open
62 Chapter Sixty Two   2,100 A good defence not always good against a bad accusation—Peter wins the hearts of his judges, yet loses his cause, and is dismissed his ship. Open
63 Chapter Sixty Three   2,600 Peter looks upon his loss as something gained—Goes on board the “Rattlesnake” to pack up, and is ordered to pack off—Polite leave-taking between relations—Mrs Trotter better and better—Goes to London, and afterwards falls into all manner of misfortunes by the hands of robbers, and of his own uncle. Open
64 Chapter Sixty Four   3,800 As O’Brien said, it’s a long lane that has no turning—I am rescued, and happiness pours in upon me as fast as misery before overwhelmed me. Open
65 Chapter Sixty Five   3,700 It never rains but it pours, whether it be good or bad news—I succeed in everything, and to everything, my wife, my title, and estate—And “all’s well that ends well.” Open