Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea


Read by David Wales

(4 stars; 7 reviews)

There is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of the nature of Romance, does not exercise the same influence upon the mind or heart. When there are noble purposes and noble ends connected with them, they excite in the mind of the reader, noble impulses. The object of the present compilation [1852] is to form a readable and instructive volume--a volume of startling incident and exciting adventure, which shall interest all minds, and by its attractions beget thirst for reading… - Book Preface (10 hr 23 min)

Chapters

Preface 2:54 Read by David Wales
Incident at Resaca de la Palma; True Heroism; Thrilling Incident; Incident in t… 27:33 Read by David Wales
Sketch from Life on the Ocean 23:42 Read by David Wales
Escape from Shipwreck; The Hunter's Wife 34:11 Read by David Wales
Deaf Smith, the Texan Spy; Escape from a Shark; Adventure with Pirates 32:26 Read by David Wales
A Sea-Fowling Adventure; Adventure with a Cobra di Capello; Combat of Wild Anim… 30:06 Read by David Wales
Leopard Hunting And Adventures With Buffaloes And Lions; Hunting the White Rhin… 33:43 Read by David Wales
A Storm among the Icebergs; Fall of the Rossberg; The Rifleman of Chippewa; Shi… 30:43 Read by David Wales
Adventures of Sergeant Champe In His Attempt To Capture Arnold 27:57 Read by David Wales
Adventures with Pirates; Kenton, the Spy 36:12 Read by David Wales
The Dying Volunteer, An Incident Of Molino Del Rey; Escape from a Mexican Quick… 27:11 Read by David Wales
Charged by a Rhinoceros; Burning of the Erie; Conflict with an Indian; Fire on … 37:52 Read by David Wales
Tussle with a Wildcat; Incident in Frontier Life; Female Intrepidity; Encounter… 31:38 Read by David Wales
A Jungle Recollection; Attack of Boonesborough; Thrilling Incidents of Battle; … 31:55 Read by David Wales
Thrilling Incident; Adventures of Dr. Bacon 24:07 Read by David Wales
A Battle with Snakes; Estill's Defeat; Incident at Niagara Falls; Skater chased… 31:47 Read by David Wales
The Rescue; Shipwreck of the Medusa 30:15 Read by David Wales
Hunting the Moose; Perilous Escape from Death; Fire in the Forest; Pirates of t… 30:44 Read by David Wales
General Jackson and Weatherford; Cruise of the Saldanha and Talbot; A Carib's R… 25:16 Read by David Wales
The Panther's Den; Adventure with Elephants; The Shark Sentinel; Hunting the Ti… 28:16 Read by David Wales
Indian Devil; Bear Fight; The Miners of Bois-Monzil 28:43 Read by David Wales
Ship Towed to Land by Bullocks; Destruction of a Ship by a Whale; Burning of th… 16:23 Read by David Wales

Reviews

David Wales is a great reader

(5 stars)

excellent book worth your time.