Fast in the Ice

Fast in the Ice

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"[...] The pack was indeed beginning to "grind," as the mate had said, for, while they were looking at it, the edges of two floes came together with a crash about fifty yards from the berg. They ground together for a moment with a harsh growling sound, and then the two edges were suddenly forced up to a height of about fifteen or twenty feet. Next moment they fell on the closed-up ice, and lay there in a mound, or hummock, of broken masses. "That's how a 'ummuck is formed, Dr Gregory," said Mr Dicey, looking uncommonly wise. "You'll see more things here in five minutes, by means of your own eyes, than ye could learn from books in a year. There's nothin' like seein'. Seein' is believin', you know. I wouldn't give an ounce of experience for a[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507701039
  • 9781507701034

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33 ratings
3.18 out of 5 stars
5 3% (1)
4 33% (11)
3 45% (15)
2 15% (5)
1 3% (1)
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