Jules Verne. a Drama in the Air. the Watch's Soul. a Winter in the Ice. the Pearl of Lima. the Mutineers. Five Weeks in a Balloon

Jules Verne. a Drama in the Air. the Watch's Soul. a Winter in the Ice. the Pearl of Lima. the Mutineers. Five Weeks in a Balloon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...sight, sir. What a beautiful thing it is; what a lovely shape, and what a charming car! How jolly we shall all be in it! " "Then you have really made up your mind to accompany your master? " " I!" replied Joe decisively. " I would go wherever he pleased. As if I should ever let him go alone when we have been round the world together. Who would there be to assist him when he was fatigued if I were not there? Whose strong band to help him over a precipice? Who would nurse him if he were to fall ill? No, Mr. Richard, Joe will aways be at his post beside the doctor, or rather, I should say, all round.him." ' " You are a brave fellow." " Besides, you will come with us," said Joe. " Oh, of course," said Kennedy, "that is to say, I shall accompany you with the view to stop you at the last moment from putting such folly into execution. I will follow the doctor as far as Zanzibar in the hope that he may even then be dissuaded from his mad project." "With all due respect to you, Mr.. Kennedy, you will not have the slightest effect. My master is not one of your hair-brained sort. He has been pondering over this undertaking for a long time, and once his resolution is taken, the devil himself cannot compel him to change his mind." " That remains to be proved," said Kennedy. "Don't you flatter yourself with any such idea," continued Joe. " Besides, it is very important that you should come too. A sportsman like yourself will be in his very element in Africa. So you see for every reason you will not regret your journey." " No, certainly. I shall not regret it if this idiotic scheme can ever be...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236824164
  • 9781236824165