Hans Brinker, or, the Silver Skates: A Story of Life in Holland

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HANS BRINKER
or
The Silver Skates

A STORY OF LIFE IN HOLLAND

by
MARY MAPES DODGE

New Amsterbam Edition

ILLUSTRATED BY ALLEN B. DOGGETT

NEW YORK
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
1901

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • List of Illustrations xi
  • Hans Brinker Or, the Silver Skates 1
  • I - Hans and Gretel 1
  • II - Holland 10
  • III - The Silver Skates 25
  • IV - Hans and Gretel Find a Friend 36
  • V - Shadows in the Home 46
  • VI - Sunbeams 54
  • VII - Hans Has His Way 61
  • VIII - Introducing Jacob Poot and His Cousin 66
  • IX - The Festival of St. Nicholas 73
  • X - What the Boys Saw and Did in Amsterdam 84
  • XI - Big Manias and Little Oddities 97
  • XII - On the Way to Haarlem 107
  • XIII - A Catastrophe 113
  • XIV - Hans 118
  • XV - Homes 125
  • XVI - Haarlem — the Boys Hear Voices 132
  • XVII - The Man with Four Heads 141
  • XVIII - Friends in Need 147
  • XIX - On the Canal 156
  • XX - Jacob Poot Changes the Plan 165
  • XXI - Mynheer Kleef and His Bill of Fare 173
  • XXII - The Red Lion Becomes Dangerous 177
  • XXIII - Before the Court 194
  • XXIV - The Beleaguered Cities 198
  • XXV - Leyden 205
  • XXVI - The Palace and the Wood 213
  • XXVII - The Merchant Prince and the Princess 217
  • XXVIII - Through the Hague 233
  • XXIX - A Day of Rest 242
  • XXX - Homeward Bound 246
  • XXXI - Boys and Girls 251
  • XXXII - The Crisis 261
  • XXXIII - Gretel and Hilda 272
  • XXXIV - The Awakening 280
  • XXXV - Bones and Tongues 286
  • XXXVI - A New Alarm 290
  • XXXVII - The Father's Return 295
  • XXXVIII - The Thousand Guilders 302
  • XXXIX - Glimpses 308
  • XL - Looking for Work 312
  • XLI - The Fairy Godmother 320
  • XLII - The Mysterious Watch 328
  • XLIII - A Discovery 338
  • XLIV - The Race 349
  • XLV - Joy in the Cottage 370
  • XLVI - The Mystery of Thomas Higgs 379
  • XLVII - Broad Sunshine 383
  • Conclusion 390
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