The Three Lieutenants : Or Naval Life in the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Three Lieutenants: Or Naval Life in the Nineteenth Century This was said before the Nemesis in China, and other steamers had done good service, which even seamen of the old school could not disparage. Of course Tom regarded steamers with the utmost contempt, and never spoke of them without quoting the remarks of Admiral Triton, who, however, in the course of time, learnt to modify his opinions. Tom, who had come home for the holidays with secret hopes of not having to return to Eagle House, sat proudly smiling his assent to their sisters' remarks on Jack, stopping for awhile from the vigorous attack on a plate of ham and eggs, which he had before been making. Jack, who had taken a chair at the table, asked quietly. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 504 pages
- 152 x 229 x 26mm | 667g
- 02 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 115 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white