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Shareholders Deep Waters, Part 1.

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DEEP WATERS

By W.W. JACOBS

SHAREHOLDERS

Sailor man said the night watchman, musingly a sailorman is like a fish he is safest when 'e is at sea. When a fish comes ashore it is in for trouble, and so is sailorman. One poor chap I knew 'ardly ever came ashore without getting married; and he was found out there was no less than six wimmen in the court all taking away 'is character at once. And when he spoke up Solomon the magistrate pretty near bit 'is 'ead off.

Then look at the trouble they get in with their money! They come ashore from a long...

Dirty Work Deep Waters, Part 11.

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DEEP WATERS

By W.W. JACOBS

DIRTY WORK

It was nearly high water, and the night watchman, who had stepped aboard a lighter lying alongside the wharf to smoke a pipe, sat with half closed eyes enjoying the summer evening. The bustle of the day was over, the wharves were deserted, and hardly a craft moved on the river. Perfumed clouds of shag, hovering for a time over the lighter, floated lazily towards the Surrey shore.

"There's one thing about my job," said the night watchman, slowly, "it's done all alone by yourself. There's no foreman a hollerin...

The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

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The White Squall, by John Conroy Hutcheson Tom is a thirteen year old whose father is a Naval Officer on the half pay list. This dates the events, for Tom has read two of Captain Marryatt's books, which were published in the 1830s, while his father would have been recalled to duty in time for the Crimean War, so we'll put the date down as the 1840s.

The action starts in the West Indies, where Tom's father has bought a property. Tom has an accident on his way to meet his father on the way from a shor...

The Missing Merchantman

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The Missing Merchantman

By Harry Collingwood Harry Collingwood is a superlatively good writer of books about the sea because he was himself a working designer of ships, and a shipwright. This makes his style extremely authoritative.

In this book the crew of a vessel, meaning in this case the deckhands, got it into their heads that the captain and officers of merchant vessels were paid far too much, and that ordinary deckhands ought to be paid on the same scale. In other hands they ha...

Fighting the Whales

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FIGHTING THE WHALES

by

R. M. BALLANTYNE

[Illustration: Cover Art]

Blackie & Son Ltd. London Glasgow Bombay 1915

CONTENTS

CHAP.

I. IN TROUBLE, TO BEGIN WITH II. AT SEA III. OUR FIRST BATTLE IV. "CUTTING IN" THE BLUBBER AND "TRYING OUT" THE OIL V. A STORM, A MAN OVERBOARD, AND A RESCUE VI. THE WHALE FIGHTING BULLS, ETC. VII. TOM'S WISDOM ANOTHER GREAT BATTLE VIII. DEATH ON THE SEA IX. NEWS FROM HOME A GAM X. RETURN HOME

ILLUSTRATIONS

Fighting the Whales . . . . . . Co...

Intestinal Ills Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, Etc. Also Auto-Infection, Auto-Intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, Etc. Due to Proctitis and Colitis –by: Alcinous B. (Alcinous Burton) Jamison

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INTESTINAL ILLS

Chronic Constipation Indigestion Autogenetic Poisons Diarrhea, Piles, Etc.

Also

Auto Infection, Auto Intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, Etc.

Due to Proctitis and Colitis

Published by Chas. A. Tyrrell, M.D. 134 West 65th Street, New York City 1915

Copyright, 1901 by Alcinous B. Jamison, M.D. 43 W. 45th Street, New York U. S. A.

TO THE UNFORTUNATE SUFFERER FROM ILLS DESCRIBED IN THIS VOLUME AND TO THOSE WHOM I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF CURING THIS BOOK IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

BEAUTY'S FALL.

...

Jacob Faithful –by: Frederick Marryat

Rebelling against the career chosen for him by his wealthy family, Frederic Marryat joined the Royal Navy in 1806 at the age of 14. He first served as a midshipman in the 38-gun frigate "HMS Imperieuse" commanded by Lord Cochran, 10th Earl of Dundonald whose real life exploits were used by Marryat in his fiction and which formed the basis for other famous fictional characters like Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey. Having survived more than 50 sea battles and attained the rank of Post Captain, he resigned from the Navy and devoted the rest of his life to writing, drawing a good deal on his di...

A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel –by: Samuel G. (Samuel Gamble) Bayne

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[Illustration: Cover Art]

[Frontispiece: S. G. Bayne]

A FANTASY OF

MEDITERRANEAN TRAVEL

BY

S. G. BAYNE

AUTHOR OF

"QUICKSTEPS THROUGH SCANDINAVIA" "ON AN IRISH JAUNTING CAR" ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS

NEW YORK AND LONDON

MCMIX

Copyright, 1909, by HARPER & BROTHERS.

All rights reserved .

Published October, 1909.

PLACES VISITED ON THIS CRUISE

AND DESCRIBED

WITH PERSONAL EXPERIENCES

MADEIRA SPAIN CADIZ SEVILLE ALHAMBRA ALGIERS MALTA...

Flag and Fleet How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

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THE SEA IS HIS

Thy way is in the sea, and Thy path in the great waters, and Thy footsteps are not known. Psalm LXXVII. v. 19.

The Sea is His: He made it, Black gulf and sunlit shoal From barriered bight to where the long Leagues of Atlantic roll: Small strait and ceaseless ocean He bade each one to be: The Sea is His: He made it And England keeps it free.

By pain and stress and striving Beyond the nations' ken, By vigils stern when others slept, By lives of many men; Through nights o...

The Rover Boys on the Ocean –by: Edward Stratemeyer

The hearty, all-American Rover Boys sail by yacht to Africa in search of their kidnapped father.

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This eBook was prepared by John Pobuda.

THE ROVER BOYS ON THE OCEAN OR A CHASE FOR A FORTUNE

BY Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)

INTRODUCTION

My dear Boys: "The Rover Boys on the Ocean" is a complete tale in itself, but forms a companion volume to "The Rover Boys at School," which preceded it.

In the former volume I tried to give my young readers a glimpse of life as it actually is in one of our famous military boarding schools, with its brightness and sh...

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