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But that crowd of people had a far narrower escape than mine.

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As these folks came out by twos and threes upon the open, they found little knots of people talking excitedly and peering at the spinning mirror over the sand pits, and the...

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Spring is here, people are getting back outside to hang out in the sun

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Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities. Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod’s weedy hull rolls...

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Polar Circle Trip

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At that moment Starbuck caught sight of Stubb’s face slowly beginning to glimmer into sight. Glancing upwards, he cried: “See! see!” and once more the high...

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All night a wide-awake watch was kept by all the officers, forward and aft

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“The Lakeman now patrolled the barricade, all the while keeping his eye on the Captain, and jerking out such sentences as these:—’It’s not our fault; we...

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Now, in that Japanese sea, the days in summer are as freshets of effulgences.

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Both were silent again, as one man. The grey dawn came on, and the slumbering crew arose from the boat’s bottom, and ere noon the dead whale was brought to the ship. The...

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New technology: Jet engine turbines in future airplanes

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Presently it swung full upon us and—stopped. The tension on our nerves was near the breaking point, and I doubt if any of us breathed for the few moments he held us covered by...

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Gallery Post – Down the hill I saw a bevy of hussars

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I and my wife stood amazed. Then I realised that the crest of Maybury Hill must be within range of the Martians’ Heat-Ray now that the college was cleared out of the way. At...

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Nor would difference of country make any very essential difference

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Were this world an endless plain, and by sailing eastward we could for ever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King...

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Image posts – Another Post Format

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And as the day advanced and the engine drivers and stokers refused to return to London, the pressure of the flight drove the people in an ever-thickening multitude away from the...

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The Tin Woodman gave a sigh of satisfaction and lowered his axe

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“What can I do for you?” she inquired softly, for she was moved by the sad voice in which the man spoke. “Get an oil-can and oil my joints,” he answered....

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