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Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

The sea has always been, by the mystery of its horizon, the fury of its storms, and the variableness of the atmosphere above it, the foreordained land of romance. In all ages and with all sea-going races there has always been something especially fascinating about an island amid the ocean. It's very existence has for all explorers an air of magic. The order of the tales in the present work follows roughly the order of development, giving first the legends which kept near the European shore, and then those which, like St. Brandan's or Antillia, were assigned to the open sea or, like Norumbega o...

Disturbances of the Heart –by: Oliver T. (Oliver Thomas) Osborne

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Discussion of the Treatment of the Heart in Its Various Disorders, With a Chapter on Blood Pressure

OLIVER T. OSBORNE, A.M., M.D. Professor of Therapeutics and formerly Professor of Clinical Medicine in Yale Medical School NEW HAVEN, CONN.

THE JOURNAL of AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Five Hundred Thirty Five North Dearborn Street, Chicago


The second edition of this book is offered with the hope that it will b...

The Heir of Kilfinnan A Tale of the Shore and Ocean

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The Heir of Kilfinnan, by W.H.G. Kingston.

The book opens with our hero, Dermot O'Neil, out fishing in a small boat that he usually went with his widowed mother in. The catch being good he went up to the nearby castle, the abode of the Earl Kilfinnan, where he easily sells his fish, and is asked to come back with more the next day. Being a good looking and well mannered 12 year old, he wins the admiration of the Earl's daughter and her cousin, who offer to teach him to read. When the...

Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

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Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

By Harry Collingwood This is well written and full of action. The formula is very much the same as Kingston's gales, shipwrecks, rafts, hand to hand battles, and above all, a super smart midshipman who doesn't even shave yet, but who has influence in the Navy.

It is a good yarn, but there are a couple of things I do not like about it. One is the habit of giving people surnames that are also parts of the ship. I...

The Kirk on Rutgers Farm –by: Frederick Br

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The Kirk on Rutgers Farm

[Illustration: Church of the Sea and Land]




Rutgers Farm


Frederick Brückbauer

Illustrated by

Pauline Stone

NEW YORK Fleming H Revell Company 1919

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To the Men and Women who gave that the old church might remain at Market and Henry Streets

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It is evident that the preparation of this volume has been a labor of love.

Of the sanctuary which, for one hundred years, has stood on the corner of Market and Henry Streets, the author, like many others who have put t...

The Wreck of the Nancy Bell Cast Away on Kerguelen Land

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The Wreck of the Nancy Bell; or, Cast Away on Kerguelen Land

By John Conroy Hutcheson

A well written nautical novel by J.C. Hutcheson. The "Nancy Bell" appears to be a well found ship, on its way out from the United Kingdom to New Zealand, but she is beset early on by a severe storm which leaves her rudderless and mastless. One of the passengers was an ex Royal Navy Commander who, for some reason, was travelling incognito. He had offered the Captain advice which was rejected as the Captain thought it c...

Treatise on the Diseases of Women –by: Lydia Estes Pinkham

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This Treatise on the Diseases of Women Is Dedicated to the Women of the World.

Yours for Health Lydia E. Pinkham

This entire book copyrighted in 1901 and 1904 by the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., of Lynn, Mass., U. S. A. All rights reserved and will be protected by law.

List of Lydia E. Pinkham's Remedies.

Illustration of Products

LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S VEGETABLE COMPOUND. Put up in three forms: Liquid, Lozenge, and Pills Price, $1.00 LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S LIVER PILLS, per Box " .25 LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S BLOOD PURIFIER ...

A Son Of The Sun

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I. A Son of the Sun

II. The Proud Goat of Aloysius Pankburn

III. The Devils of Fuatino

IV. The Jokers of New Gibbon

V. A Little Account With Swithin Hall

VI. A Goboto Night

VII. The Feathers of the Sun

VIII. The Peabls of Parlay


Chapter One A SON OF THE SUN


The Willi Waw lay in the passage between the shore reef and the outer reef. From the latter came the low murmur of a lazy surf, but the sheltered stretch of water, not more th...

Under Drake s Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main –by: George Alfred Henty

An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main.

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Under Drake's Flag:

A Tale of the Spanish Main by G A Henty.


Chapter 1: The Wreck on the Devon Coast. Chapter 2: Friends and Foes. Chapter 3: On the Spanish Main. Chapter 4: An Unsuccessful Attack. Chapter 5: Cast Ashore. Chapter 6: In the Woods. Chapter 7: An Attack in Force. Chapter 8: The Forest Fastness. Chapter 9: Baffled. Chapter 10: Southward Ho! Chapter 11...

Flood Tide –by: Sara Ware Bassett

Willie Spence may have been a bit eccentric by most standards, but he had a knack for creating gadgets in his small workshop at his home on Cape Cod. Whenever he was 'ketched' by an 'idee' he had to see it to completion, and always did. His small cottage on the Cape had become a labyrinth of string and wires tacked here and there so as to make life a bit challenging for his housekeeper Celestina. But she and most everyone else among the coastal towns and villages loved the old man for all his eccentricities as Willie spent his waning years just waiting for his ship to come in.

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