Impressions of America

Impressions of America

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"[...] During all this time, and the bustle consequent upon the accident, Mr. Durant preserved the most admirable coolness; and, having stopped the leak, next set about repairing his fractured netting with infinite quickness and dexterity. On a second attempt he rose in good style, loudly cheered by the spectators within the Amphitheatre; but no sooner had he cleared its wall than the shout of the people arose. Making a stoop almost to their heads, he discharged the greater part of the remaining ballast, and mounting again, was borne away to the eastward with great rapidity. The crowd dispersed immediately, but the whole afternoon was filled by the accounts constantly[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.41mm | 326.58g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507702213
  • 9781507702215