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THE MAN WHO LAUGHS
A Romance of English History
Another Preliminary Chapter.--The Comprachicos
BOOK THE FIRST.--NIGHT NOT SO BLACK AS MAN.
I. Portland Bill
II. Left Alone
V. The Tree of Human Invention
VI. Struggle between Death and Night
VII. The North Point of Portland
BOOK THE SECOND.--THE HOOKER AT SEA.
I. Superhuman Laws
II. Our First Rough Sketches Filled in
III. Troubled Men on the Troubled Sea
IV. A Cloud Different from the Others enters on the Scene V. Hardquanonne
VI. They Think that Help is at Hand
VII. Superhuman Horrors
VIII. Nix et Nox
IX. The Charge Confided to a Raging Sea
X. The Colossal Savage, the Storm
XI. The Caskets
XII. Face to Face with the Rock
XIII. Face to Face with Night
XV. Portentosum Mare
XVI. The Problem Suddenly Works in Silence
XVII. The Last Resource
XVIII. The Highest Resource
BOOK THE THIRD.--THE CHILD IN THE SHADOW.
II. The Effect of Snow
III. A Burden Makes a Rough Road Rougher
IV. Another Form of Desert
V. Misanthropy Plays Its Pranks
VI. The Awaking
BOOK THE FIRST.--THE EVERLASTING PRESENCE OF THE PAST. MAN REFLECTS MAN.
I. Lord Clancharlie
II. Lord David Dirry-Moir
III. The Duchess Josiana
IV. The Leader of Fashion
V. Queen Anne
VII. Barkilphedro Gnaws His Way
IX. Hate is as Strong as Love
X. The Flame which would be Seen if Man were Transparent XI. Barkilphedro in Ambuscade
XII. Scotland, Ireland, and England
BOOK THE SECOND.--GWYNPLAINE AND DEA.
I. Wherein we see the Face of Him of whom we have hitherto seen only
III. "Oculos non Habet, et Videt"
IV. Well-matched Lovers
V. The Blue Sky through the Black Cloud
VI. Ursus as Tutor, and Ursus as Guardian
VII. Blindness Gives Lessons in Clairvoyance
VIII. Not only Happiness, but Prosperity
IX. Absurdities which Folks without Taste call Poetry X. An Outsider's View of Men and Things
XI. Gwynplaine Thinks Justice, and Ursus Talks Truth XII. Ursus the Poet Drags on Ursus the Philosopher
BOOK THE THIRD.--THE BEGINNING OF THE FISSURE.