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Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

Gelesen von David Wales

(4 Sterne; 7 Bewertungen)

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)

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Preface

2:54

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Incident at Resaca de la Palma; True Heroism; Thrilling Incident; Incident in t…

27:33

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Sketch from Life on the Ocean

23:42

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Escape from Shipwreck; The Hunter's Wife

34:11

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Deaf Smith, the Texan Spy; Escape from a Shark; Adventure with Pirates

32:26

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A Sea-Fowling Adventure; Adventure with a Cobra di Capello; Combat of Wild Anim…

30:06

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Leopard Hunting And Adventures With Buffaloes And Lions; Hunting the White Rhin…

33:43

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A Storm among the Icebergs; Fall of the Rossberg; The Rifleman of Chippewa; Shi…

30:43

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Adventures of Sergeant Champe In His Attempt To Capture Arnold

27:57

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Adventures with Pirates; Kenton, the Spy

36:12

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The Dying Volunteer, An Incident Of Molino Del Rey; Escape from a Mexican Quick…

27:11

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Charged by a Rhinoceros; Burning of the Erie; Conflict with an Indian; Fire on …

37:52

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Tussle with a Wildcat; Incident in Frontier Life; Female Intrepidity; Encounter…

31:38

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A Jungle Recollection; Attack of Boonesborough; Thrilling Incidents of Battle; …

31:55

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Thrilling Incident; Adventures of Dr. Bacon

24:07

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A Battle with Snakes; Estill's Defeat; Incident at Niagara Falls; Skater chased…

31:47

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The Rescue; Shipwreck of the Medusa

30:15

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Hunting the Moose; Perilous Escape from Death; Fire in the Forest; Pirates of t…

30:44

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General Jackson and Weatherford; Cruise of the Saldanha and Talbot; A Carib's R…

25:16

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The Panther's Den; Adventure with Elephants; The Shark Sentinel; Hunting the Ti…

28:16

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Indian Devil; Bear Fight; The Miners of Bois-Monzil

28:43

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Ship Towed to Land by Bullocks; Destruction of a Ship by a Whale; Burning of th…

16:23

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Bewertungen

David Wales is a great reader

(5 Sterne)

excellent book worth your time.