But thoughts like these troubled very few of the reckless crew

Corresponding to the crescent in our van, we beheld another in our rear. It seemed formed of detached white vapours, rising and falling something like the spouts of the whales; only they did not so completely come and go; for they constantly hovered, without finally disappearing. Levelling his glass at this sight, Ahab quickly revolved in his pivot-hole, More...

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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 More...

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 martes, enero 18th, 2011
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The lane opened slantingly into the main road with a narrow opening

There were sad, haggard women tramping by, well dressed, with children that cried and stumbled, their dainty clothes smothered in dust, their weary faces smeared with tears. With many of these came men, sometimes More...

By admin On domingo, enero 16th, 2011
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The weak tears of age rolled down his cheeks and all the feebleness of his eighty-seven years

The old man looked at him and silently began to cry. The weak tears of age rolled down his cheeks and all the feebleness of his eighty-seven years showed in his grief-stricken countenance. Sit down,” Edwin More...

By admin On martes, agosto 17th, 2010
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Always the same impassible member

Always the same impassible member of the Reform Club, whom no incident could surprise, as unvarying as the ship’s chronometers, and seldom having the curiosity even to go upon the deck, he passed through the More...