Marguerite Cret manuscript, Les Aventures d'Agnes d'Avrancourt Voyages dans le Guatemala  1888
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Marguerite Cret manuscript, Les Aventures d'Agnes d'AvrancourtVoyages dans le Guatemala ,  1888 [series]    [Note: The following chapter headings have been translated from the original French.]
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1. Guatemala--new characters--Mr. d'Avrancourt--Don Camil--Agnes--François--Broken-Arrowhead.
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2. Mr. d'Avrancourt--calamities--exile--happy days--return--Don Camil d'Albares--voyage to Mexico--departure for Guatemala
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3. Alert--inexplicable danger--freneac--imminent danger--a terrible struggle--sudden departure--the Eagle's Nest--François is wounded
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4. Le marail--the Mexican camp--mysteries--Agnes and François--François worries for nothing--Yellow-Bear--affaire pour quelque marails
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5. The anger of Yellow-Bear--a dangerous night for the Eagle's Nest--the story of Yellow-Bear--the search for the Aztecs--adventure of the Aztecs--Rapid-Arrow is sent on a mission--François' fears
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6. Rapid-Arrow arrives at the camp of the eastern Aztecs--the second messenger--suspicion--plan of defense--provisions--a savage appears--no more!
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7. War dance of the savages--the return of Rapid-Arrow--François' astonishment--two unknown cavaliers--Spanish and Mexican--Pablo d'Albares--Jose-Maria--the joy of two brothers
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8. The signal of Pablo d'Albares--prattling--friendly disputes--at last, Pablo rests--looking for Agnes--the little savage and his favorite--the rascal--no sign of Indians
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9. Rumors--lucky chance--a terrible battle--just how it is good to disobey--Agnes' imprudence--a day at the Eagle's Nest--a second battle--François conjures up danger
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10. Agnes is impatient--at Yellow-Bear's camp--dispute between Rapid-Arrow and Neac--a strange law--Neac triumphant--the death of one of the braves--Neac's fears--Onward!
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11. The Eagle's Nest was lived in--Flight--Neac caught in a trap--the touching cares of Agnes--How will Neac avenge himself?--François' defiance--the arrow note--Rapid-Arrow's joy
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12. François wishes to baffle Neac's projects--the Toltecs--an idea--Don Pablo will go to look for the Toltecs--Don Pablo disappears--Neac wants to take the night watches--four days have passed!--No Don Pablo!
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13. Sinister presentiments--François believes nothing--Poor Agnes!--Miserable Neac!--What is reconnaissance?--Terribly bad luck--Different characters--Jose--Maria understands nothing--It's all the same to me
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14. A painful March--Sapotas--Neac will be killed by an arrow's strike--a sad good-bye--François is consternated--Poor Agnes!--Voyage with Neac--the ynambu--she is rescued--a kinkajou arrives appropriately
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15. The tattoo--return to the Eagle's Nest--momentary sadness--a month alone--privations--Broken-Arrowhead--a big surprise--Cha-Cha-O-Poge-O--Feather-Man--a gay conversation--the Toltecs appreciate Agnes
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16. And Neac?--disappointment--furor--he fools himself--prisoner--the death of Neac--consolation--a battle between the Aztecs and Toltecs--Don Camil is wounded--Mr. d'Avrancourt and Don Camil are at least rescued
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17. The search for Jose-Maria and François--only Neac dies--a horrible surprise--Jose-Maria is not dead--François the buffoon--Poor Jose-Maria!
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18. Departure--very fortunate events--the milk tree--the Glactodendron--the caravan is finally complete--communications with Mme d'Avrancourt--a Kouri
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19. It's finished!--Feather-Man appreciates the pretty European--sad and soft--abrupt reality--to arms!--the so-called waltz--admiration of the Toltecs--No one!
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20. Separation--the battalion of women--three old women--an exemplary punishment--March through the forest--a March at night--disquieting mirages--halt!--en route!--Agnes' gloomy thoughts--hope!
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21. The company of men--the enemy!--the flying man--the search for Feather-Man--check--Agnes--Manina--Feather-Man's reception of the travelers
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22. A speech to the people--Don Pablo's excellent plan--foiled--Rapid-Arrow does something foolish--a big battle!--Manina, the barbarian
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23. The fight between Don Pablo and Yellow-Bear--danger--Agnes' devotion--cruel Yellow-Bear--Agnes certainly knows how to roll on the moss!--the pursuit of Yellow-Bear
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24. Agnes' feelings toward Yellow-Bear--Yellow-Bear's feelings toward Agnes--Don Pablo and Agnes--final preparations--a striking contrast
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25. Preparations for carnage--the Toltec's toilet--great chiefs should have feathers--expeditious means--François wants to go to war, him!--a terrible encounter
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26. Poor Don Pablo!--a cry of terror!--Agnes devotes herself to Don Pablo--prisoners!--gloomy thoughts
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27. A horrible spectacle--an atrocious error--the terrible ferocity of Yellow-Bear--Don Pablo wants to save Agnes--the two prisoners--a sad search
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28. The terrible intentions of Yellow-Bear--an hour of freedom--a singular proposition--bad traits [more text missing?]
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29. Search in vain--Red-Shirt--a fair trial--a precarious situation--caught--fooled--Yellow-Bear's fury--forced to flee!--emotion
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30. Triumph!--despair!--intolerable suffering--a night of sadness--delivered!--voyage for two--hope!
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31. Yellow-Bear's silence--an agreeable encounter--return to Mexico--to Mexico--delivering joy!
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32. Don Camil's teasing--joyous parties--an improvised Amazon--Don Pablo is weary--hunting party
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33. Two years later--a gentle evening--Mr. d'Avrancourt discovers something--Don Camil's collection pavilion
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34. A terrible hurricane--a good lesson in being prepared--Mr. d'Avrancourt sticks to his ideas--what Don Pablo thinks of Agnes--we ask Agnes what she thinks
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35. Don Pablo, great lover of the hunt--Mama's visit--Agnes blushes--engaged!--François' kiss
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36. Agnes marries Pablo--François' tremendous pride--O stupefaction!
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37. And Yellow-Bear?--a lost penknife--honorable recompense--a lovely reception--a serpent--the Eagle's Nest civilized