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Captains Courageous a Story of the Grand Banks

By: Rudyard Kipling

...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ... into a credit to your country if you don’t take care.” “I know it. I’m an American-first, last, and all the time. I’ll show ‘em that when I strike Eu... ...ere ain’t no boy here ‘cep’ me sence Otto went overboard-an’ he was only a Dutchy , an’ twenty year old at that. How d’you come to fall off in a dead ... ... you’re through. Hurry! Dad’ s waitin’.” Like many other unfortunate young people, Harvey had never in all his life received a direct order-never, at ... ...ry .” Harvey had a notion that the greater part of America was filled with people discussing and envying his father’ s dollars. “Mebbe I do, an’ mebbe... ...rough. Say , it’ s good to hev a boy aboard again. Otto was too old, an’ a Dutchy at that. Him an’ me we fought consid’ble. ‘Wouldn’t ha’ keered fer t... ...he strained cable, she pounced on it like a kitten, while the spray of her descent burst through the hawse-holes with the report of a gun. Shaking her... ...ted him as a brother. Then the trade began. They had tobacco, plenty of it-American, that had never paid duty to France. They wanted chocolate and cra...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing- fleet....

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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ics Series Publication The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...he big gong had brought the dinghy back at racing speed, and Peroo and his people were stripped to the waist, working for the honour and credit which ... ...pling grow as fat as myself. And I, who am Ganesh of Good Luck, I bless my peoples.” “They have changed the face of the land-which is my land. They ha... ...lay on her side at the top, and shot into the next hollow, twisting in the descent. A huge swell pushed up exactly under her middle, and her bow and s... ...’s Work Servia said, “Haw!” and the Kaiser and the Werkendam said, “Hoch!” Dutch fashion—and that was absolutely all. “I did my best,” said the Steam,... ... across the sea. As the Guiding Light she was very badly wanted in a South American port for the little matter of entering harbour at full speed, coll... ...s—or on the polo-ground, or in the high-walled fives- court, hotter than a Dutch oven. Half a dozen grooms, squat- ted at the heads of their ponies, w... ...ving-wheels into the brick ash-pit beneath him. 007 was an eight-wheeled “American” loco, slightly different from others of his type, and as he sto...

...Excerpt: The least that Findlayson, of the Public Works Department, expected was a C.I.E.; he dreamed of a C.S.I.: indeed, his friends told him that he deserved more. For three years he had endured heat and cold, disappointment, discomfort, danger, and disease,...

.................... 34 THE SHIP THAT FOUND HERSELF......................................................................................... 53 THE TOMB OF HIS ANCESTORS ............................................................................................ 68 THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP SEA ........................................................................................

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