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With Clive in India or the Beginnings of an Empire

1896

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You wanted to wear a red coat and a sword and to swagger about the streets of Calcutta instead of making an honourable living and acquiring a fortune." " I don't think sir " Charlie said " that the idea of the red coat and sword entered into my mind ; but it seemed to me the choice of a life of activity and adventure against one as a mere clerk." " Had you entered the military service of the [...] Then the gentleman at the head of the table nodded to him and said he could go and instructions would be sent to him and that he was to prepare to sail in the Lizzie Anderson which would leave the docks in ten days' time and that he would be for the present stationed at Madras. [...] At the same moment three of the passengers took a steady aim over the bulwark at the helmsman of the other pfivatoer and simutaneously with the reports of their pieces the man was seen to fall. [...] The garrison and all the civilians in the place not in the service of the Company were to become prisoners of war while those in the regular service of the Company were free to depart engaging only not to carry arms against the French until exchanged. [...] I' After Dupleix had conquered Madras the nawab awoke to the fact of the danger of allowing the French to become all-powerful by the destruction of the English and ordered Dupleix to restore the place.

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Frontmatter 1-10 G.A. Henty

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Chapter I Leaving Home 11-22 G.A. Henty

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Chapter II The Young Writer 23-34 G.A. Henty

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Chapter III A Brush with Privateers 35-46 G.A. Henty

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Chapter IV The Pirates of the Pacific 47-57 G.A. Henty

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Chapter V Madras 58-70 G.A. Henty

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Chapter VI The Arrival of Clive 71-82 G.A. Henty

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Chapter VII The Siege of Arcot 83-95 G.A. Henty

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Chapter VIII The Grand Assault 96-107 G.A. Henty

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Chapter IX The Battle of Kavaripak 108-120 G.A. Henty

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Chapter X The Fall of Seringam 121-132 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XI An Important Mission 133-146 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XII A Murderous Attempt 147-159 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XIII An Attempt at Murder 160-172 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XIV The Siege of Ambur 173-184 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XV The Pirates’ Hold 185-197 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XVI A Tiger Hunt 198-210 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XVII The Capture of Gheriah 211-226 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XVIII The “Black Hole” of Calcutta 227-239 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XIX A Daring Escape 240-252 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XX The Rescue of the White Captive 253-264 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXI The Battle Outside Calcutta 265-276 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXII Plassey 277-288 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXIII Plassey 289-299 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXIV Mounted Infantry 300-311 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXV Besieged in a Pagoda 312-323 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXVI The Siege of Madras 324-335 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXVII Masulipatam 336-347 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXVIII The Defeat of Lally 348-359 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXIX The Siege of Pondicherry 360-371 G.A. Henty

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Chapter XXX Home 372-378 G.A. Henty

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382
SARF Document ID
sarf.144772

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