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BOHN'S STANDARD LIBRARY.

DE FOE'S WORKS.

VOL. II.

MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER, MEMOIRS OF CAPTAIN CARLETON, DICKORY CRONKE,

ETC.

THE

NOVELS

AN)

MISCELLANEOUS WORKS

DANIEL DE FOE.

WITA PREFACES AND NOTES, INCLUDING THOSE ATTRIBUTED TO

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER,
MEMOIRS OF CAPTAIN CARLETON,

DICKORY CRONKE,

ETC. .

LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, YORK STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

1885.

PS 3401 1882

LONDON :
PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,

STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.

CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER I.

My birth and parentage--Strange dreams of my mother previous to my

birth—My education-My father extremely indulgent-On my return

from Oxford, he proposes marriage to me, which I decline, and am

permitted to travel, accompanied by a young college acquaintance-

Journey from Dover to Paris, and incidents on the road-Adventures

which happen at Paris-Account of our journey to Italy . . ]

CHAPTER JI.

Reflections—Journey to Grenoble, and description of the Swiss troops

there-Account of the king and court-Depart for Pignerol-Siege of

Casal-I escape great danger in an action there—March to Saluces

Death of the Duke of Savoy-I catch the plague-Recover and spend

the winter at Milan-Journey through Italy, and singular adventures

there · · · · · · · · · · · 13

CHAPTER III.

Arrive at Vienna-Account of the war in Germany_Of the famous

conclusions of Leipsic-Journey from Vienna to Prague-Dreadful

storm of Magdeburgh, and cruelties of the imperial soldiers—I leave

the emperor's service in disgust, and arrive at Leipsic- Account of

affairs there · · · · · ·

· 25

CHAPTER IV.

I quit the Saxon camp, and join the Swedish army-Discipline of the

Swedes-My comrade enters the Swedish service—Sir John Hepburn

introduces me to the king–His conversation-I enter into the service

- Battle with Tilly's army, who is completely defeated - The camp

given up to plunder . . . . . . . . 40

CHAPTER V.

Arrival at Erfurt-I receive a wound before the Castle of Marienburgh-

Gracious reception of the king-Bravery of a private musketeer-

Battle of Oppenheim-March to Mentz-Letter from my father— The

king appoints me a colonel of horse-Battle of Lech, and defeat of

Tilly . . . . .

. . . . . 57

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