Floating City (1904)

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UNIFORM EDITION



A Floating City

AND

THE BLOCKADE RUNNERS


BY
JULES VERNE


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ILLUSTRATED


NEW YORK

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

1904

 

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ONE WOULD HAVE TAKEN HER FOR A SMALL ISLAND.

Contents[edit]

A Floating City


The Blockade Runners

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

  1. PAGE
  2. One would have taken her for a small Island
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    Frontispiece
  3. Carpentering, Rigging, and Painting
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    6
  4. Then began the slow interminable Ascent
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    17
  5. Every Man at the capstan-bars was knocked down
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    22
  6. Soon we came in sight of Queenstown
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    29
  7. Captain Corsican and I bowed
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    30
  8. When a body rolled at my feet
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    40
  9. The waif was the hull of a ship
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    49
  10. "They," said he, "are people from the Far West"
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    56
  11. I often see them leaning over the railings of the engine-rooms
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    61
  12. He made an angry gesture, which I arrested
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    68
  13. "I see," said Dr. Pitferge
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    76
  14. A fine-looking young fellow
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    85
  15. His back rounded, and his head muffled in a hood
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    91
  16. The Black Lady
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    96
  17. He treated Drake with supreme contempt
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    108
  18. Fabian went near to the cabin doors
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    113
  19. One of the sailors lying unconscious
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    122
  20. A troop of Minstrels
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    130
  21. "Do yon accept that blow?"
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    132
  22. The Prayer for the Dead
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    147
  23. I remained on deck, watching the storm rise
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    152
  24. A small schooner was signalled to starboard
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    153
  25. I turned, and saw Ellen, pale as death
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    162
  26. The fog cleared off
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    174
  27. Nature has combined everything to astonish the eye
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    179
  28. The Cataract falling before us
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    187
  29. "Fabian! Fabian!" cried she, at last
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    191
  30. She plunged into the Clyde
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    199
  31. "The same," replied the Skipper
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    208
  32. And soon disappeared
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    213
  33. "Captain!" exclaimed he
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    220
  34. Thank you, sir, thank you
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    232
  35. He saw distinctly.
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    235
  36. The Squall
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    244
  37. Crockston was examining the horizon attentively
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    246
  38. Miss Halliburtt was standing on the poop
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    251
  39. "I promise you. Miss Jenny"
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    260
  40. Mr. Halliburtt?
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    271
  41. Jenny fell into her father's arms
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    375
  42. He took the shell
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    282
  43. "Well, Uncle Vincent"
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    286



This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.