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Stories of France and Canada


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Compiled From: Our Empire Story, Stories of India and the Greater Colonies by H. Marshall, London: T.C & E.C. Jack, LTD., (1908). The Story of Joan of Arc, by Andrew Lang, New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., (undated, around 1908). Little Stories of France, by Maude Barrows Dutton, New York: American Book Company, (1906). Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website www.librariesofhope.com Email support@librariesofhope.com Printed in the United States of America


Table of Contents Little Stories of France................................................1 Preface ...................................................................................... 3 France of Long Ago .................................................................. 4 Vercingetorix, The Bravest of the Gauls .................................. 7 Sainte Geneviève .................................................................... 10 Clovis ...................................................................................... 14 King Dagobert The Good ....................................................... 18 Pepin The Short ..................................................................... 21 Charlemagne ........................................................................... 23 Roland and His Good Sword Durandal .................................. 28 Sea Dragons from the North .................................................. 32 The Capetian Kings ................................................................ 35 The Crusades .......................................................................... 38 The French Children’s Crusade ............................................. 41 Louis The Young .................................................................... 45 Philip, The Gift of God .......................................................... 48 Saint Louis

...................................................................... 52

The Hundred Years’ War ....................................................... 56 King John, The Royal Hostage ............................................... 60 Bertrand Du Guesclin, The Diamond in the Rough .............. 63 Du Guesclin Fights for France................................................ 67 Charles

The Mad King ...................................................... 70

The Maid of Orleans .............................................................. 73 Louis

The Superstitious King ............................................ 77


Table of Contents Continued France and Bayard .................................................................. 81 Francis ................................................................................... 86 The Period of Religious Wars ................................................. 90 King Henry of Navarre ........................................................... 94 Richelieu, The Great Minister ................................................ 97 The Sun King ........................................................................ 100 Louis

................................................................................ 104

The Locksmith King ............................................................. 107 The French Revolution ......................................................... 111 The Little Corporal ............................................................... 114 The Emperor Napoleon ........................................................ 118 Back from Exile ..................................................................... 122 The Little King of Rome ....................................................... 126 The Citizen King ................................................................... 129 Napoleon III .......................................................................... 133 The Siege of Paris ................................................................. 139 The Commune ...................................................................... 143 France of Today .................................................................... 146

The Story of Joan of Arc ........................................ 151 The Childhood of Joan of Arc .............................................. 153 How the Voices Came to the Maid ....................................... 160 How the Maid Obeyed the Voices ........................................ 163 How Joan Heard News Strangely .......................................... 167 How the Maid Saw the Dauphin ........................................... 173 How the Maid Rode to Orleans ............................................ 178


Table of Contents Continued How the Maid Saved Orleans ............................................... 181 How the Maid Took the Town of Jargeau ............................ 187 How Joan Defeated the English in Fair Field ........................ 191 How Joan Led the Dauphin to be Crowned ......................... 199 How the Maid Was Betrayed at Paris ................................... 204 How The Maid Took Certain Towns ................................... 208 How the Voices Prophesied Evil .......................................... 211 How the Maid Was Taken ................................................... 214 The Captivity of the Maid .................................................... 219 The Trial of the Maid ........................................................... 224 How the Priests Betrayed the Maid ...................................... 231 The End of the Maid ............................................................. 234 The Second Trial of the Maid .............................................. 237

Our Empire Story (Canada)....................................241 How Lief the Son of Eric the Red Sailed into the West ....... 245 Westward! Westward! Westward! ........................................ 249 How a Breton Sailor Came to Canada .................................. 255 The Story of Henry Hudson ................................................. 262 The Father of New France.................................................... 273 The Founding Of Quebec ..................................................... 280 How a Bold Answer Saved Quebec ...................................... 284 How the Union Jack was Hoisted upon the Fort of St. Louis ........ 289

The Feast of Eat-Everything ................................................. 295 A Knight of New France....................................................... 304 The Beginning of the Hudson Bay Company ....................... 310 The Adventures of La Salle .................................................. 316


Table of Contents Continued The Adventures of La Salle Continued................................. 326 Count Frontenac ................................................................... 333 The Story of Madeleine de Vèrcheres ................................... 339 The War of the Boundary Line ............................................. 348 The Path of Glory ................................................................. 356 For the Empire ...................................................................... 365 The Story of Laura Secord .................................................... 370 Red River Settlement ............................................................ 377 Louis Riel .............................................................................. 384


Little Stories of France by Maude Barrows Dutton


Preface

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France of Long Ago

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Little Stories of France


Stories of France and Canada

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Vercingetorix, The Bravest of the Gauls

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Sainte Geneviève

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Little Stories of France


Clovis

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Little Stories of France


King Dagobert The Good

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Pepin The Short

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Charlemagne

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Little Stories of France


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Little Stories of France


Roland and His Good Sword Durandal

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Little Stories of France


Sea Dragons from the North

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Little Stories of France


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The Capetian Kings

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Little Stories of France


The Crusades

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Little Stories of France


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The French Children’s Crusade

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Little Stories of France

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Louis The Young

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Little Stories of France


Philip, The Gift of God

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Little Stories of France


Saint Louis

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Little Stories of France


The Hundred Years’ War

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Little Stories of France


King John, The Royal Hostage

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Bertrand Du Guesclin, The Diamond in the Rough

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Du Guesclin Fights for France

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Little Stories of France


Charles

The Mad King

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The Maid of Orleans

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Louis

The Superstitious King

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France and Bayard

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King Henry of Navarre

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Richelieu, The Great Minister

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Little Stories of France


The Sun King

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Little Stories of France


Louis

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The Locksmith King

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Little Stories of France


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The French Revolution

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Little Stories of France


The Little Corporal

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Little Stories of France


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Little Stories of France


The Emperor Napoleon

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Little Stories of France


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Little Stories of France


Back from Exile

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Little Stories of France


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Little Stories of France


The Little King of Rome

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Little Stories of France


Stories of France and Canada

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The Citizen King

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Napoleon III

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The Siege of Paris

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The Commune

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France of Today

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The Story of Joan of Arc By Andrew Lang


Chapter 1

The Childhood of Joan of Arc

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Chapter 2

How the Voices Came to the Maid

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Chapter 3

How the Maid Obeyed the Voices

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Chapter 4

How Joan Heard News Strangely

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Chapter 5

How the Maid Saw the Dauphin

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Chapter 6

How the Maid Rode to Orleans

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Chapter 7

How the Maid Saved Orleans

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How the Maid Took the Town of Jargeau

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Chapter 9

How Joan Defeated the English in Fair Field

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Chapter 10

How Joan Led the Dauphin to be Crowned

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Chapter 11

How the Maid Was Betrayed at Paris

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How the Maid Took Certain Towns

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Chapter 13

How the Voices Prophesied Evil

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How the Maid Was Taken è

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Chapter 15

The Captivity of the Maid

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The Trial of the Maid

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Chapter 17

How the Priests Betrayed the Maid

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The Story of Joan of Arc


Chapter 18

The End of the Maid

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Chapter 19

The Second Trial of the Maid

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Our Empire Story Stories of India and The Greater Colonies Told to Boys and Girls

By H. E. Marshall


About This Book

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Stories of France and Canada

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Chapter 1

How Lief the Son of Eric the Red Sailed into the West

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Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Chapter 2

Westward! Westward! Westward!

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 3

How a Breton Sailor Came to Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 4

The Story of Henry Hudson

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 5

The Father of New France

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 6

The Founding Of Quebec

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 7

How a Bold Answer Saved Quebec

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 8

How the Union Jack was Hoisted upon the Fort of St. Louis

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 9

The Feast of Eat-Everything

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 10

A Knight of New France

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 11

The Beginning of the Hudson Bay Company

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 12

The Adventures of La Salle

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 13

The Adventures of La Salle Continued

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Stories of France and Canada

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 14

Count Frontenac

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 15

The Story of Madeleine de Vèrcheres

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 16

The War of the Boundary Line

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 17

The Path of Glory

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Chapter 18

For the Empire

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Our Empire Story (Canada)


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Our Empire Story (Canada)


Chapter 19

The Story of Laura Secord

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Chapter 20

Red River Settlement

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Chapter 21

Louis Riel

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