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CONTENTS.

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TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE ... 3
AUTHOR'S PREFACE ... 7
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE AUTHOR ... 17


CHAPTER I.


THE ISLAND HOME.

COAST OF SCHLESWIG — LARGER ISLANDS — HOW PROTECTED — FLATS —
  EBB-WALKERS — HALLIGS — EXTENT — HABITATIONS — ABSENCE OF VEG-
  ETATION — FRESH WATER, HOW OBTAINED — FISHERIES — INUNDA-
  TIONS — ATTACHMENT OF INHABITANTS TO THE HALLIG — MEANS OF
  KNOWLEDGE — THE FRISIC TONGUE — THE HALLIG OF THE TALE ... 25


CHAPTER II.


THE BETROTHED.

MARIA AND HER MOTHER — THEIR COTTAGE DESCRIBED — GODBER EX-
  PECTED — CONVERSATION — THE DOG — OMENS OF A STORM — GATHER-
  ING OF THE SHEEP — THE STORM — THE SHIP — THE ANCHOR CAST —
  ANXIETY RELIEVED—HYMN, "WHEN TEMPESTS RAGE, O GOD ... 36