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Set sail on a voyage of discovery of significant nautical stories.
These tales variety from the Napoleonic wars, through ships that traded lower than sail around Cape Horn, to what it was once prefer to take cost of a boat in Convoy, serve within the force-ends of a submarine or fly a Corsair opposed to the japanese. in case you have noticeable WW1 photo of a boat in dazzle camouflage, there's a description of ways it happened, and the Dunkirk evacuation is movingly depicted. finally there's Uffa Fox's airborne lifeboat: a true masterpiece of layout, and what a guy!
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There was cooked meat for the meal, a white, starchy form of vegetable somewhat resembling a potato, a number of delicious fruits of unfamiliar variety, and for drink the juice of a fruit that tasted more like cider than anything they could name. At the. table Loto perched hirnself beside the Very Young Man, for whom he seemed to have taken a sudden fancy. "I like you," he said suddenly, during a lull in the talk. "I like you, too," answered the Very Young Man. " "I'm sure I will," the Very Young Man agreed soberly.
The Very Young Man whispered. Before he could be answered, the earth swayed under them more violently than before. The red faded back out of the sky, and the sun appeared sweeping up into the zenith, where it hung swaying a moment and then, poised motionless. The valley was flooded again with light; the ground steadied under them and became quiet. nothing unusual had occurred. For a time the three friends stood silent, too astonished for words at this extraordi• nary experience. The Doctor was the first to recover himself.
Don't let's worry, about that. Jack. If you remember how •Rogers described it, getting back is easier than getting in. " The Very Young Man surveyed the barren waste around them in dismay. The floor of the valley was strewn with even larger rocks and boulders than those on the surface above, and looked utterly pathless and desolate. " he asked dubiously. " "If we stop at all, let's sleep a while," said the Very Young Man. "A little rest only gets you stiff. " he added, thinking of the sparrow and the alligator.