Should he perceive Colonel Proctor, we could not prevent a collision which might have terrible results.

Several passengers had got off at Green River, and were walking up and down the platforms; and among these Aouda recognised Colonel Stamp Proctor, the same who had so grossly insulted Phileas Fogg at the San Francisco meeting. Not wishing to be recognised, the young woman drew back from the window, feeling much alarm at her discovery. She was attached More...

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By admin On sábado, enero 12th, 2013
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There were cabs, carriages, shop cars, waggons, beyond counting; a mail cart

The carts and carriages crowded close upon one another, making little way for those swifter and more impatient vehicles that darted forward every now and then when an opportunity showed itself of doing so, sending More...

By admin On viernes, enero 11th, 2013
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Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern

For sleeping man, ‘twas hard to choose between such winsome days and such seducing nights. But all the witcheries of that unwaning weather did not merely lend new spells and potencies to the outward world. More...

By admin On miércoles, noviembre 21st, 2012
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The same, I say, because in all these cases the native American liberally provides the brains – Post with contact form

Image credit I say this continual smoking must have been one cause, at least, of his peculiar disposition; for every one knows that this earthly air, whether ashore or afloat, is terribly infected with the nameless More...

By admin On martes, agosto 21st, 2012
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There, among some young pine trees and furze bushes

A sudden chill came over me. There was a loud shriek from a woman behind. I half turned, keeping my eyes fixed upon the cylinder still, from which other tentacles were now projecting, and began pushing my way back More...

By admin On jueves, enero 12th, 2012
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Hoo-Hoo, lying on his stomach and idly digging his toes in the sand

“It is true, she was a waitress,” Granser acknowledged. “But she was a good woman, and your mother was her daughter. Women were very scarce in the days after the Plague. She was the only wife I More...

By admin On miércoles, enero 11th, 2012
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Floating on the waves we saw the abandoned boat

Soon after, two cries in quick succession on each side of us denoted that the other boats had got fast; but hardly were they overheard, when with a lightning-like hurtling whisper Starbuck said: “Stand up!” More...

By admin On martes, enero 11th, 2011
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Nor indeed can the whale possibly be otherwise than fragrant

Image Credit I opine, that it is plainly traceable to the first arrival of the Greenland whaling ships in London, more than two centuries ago. Because those whalemen did not then, and do not now, try out their oil More...