Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006227936X
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Barrie takes readers straight to the helm of some of history's most important expeditions, interweaving these heroic tales with the account of his own transatlantic passage as a young man.

New York Mirror

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“It is her,” said the young man; “I know it by the sound of her horses' feet, which I
have studied. ... What a stretch of sea-coast, on two oceans —with harbours
enough for all the commerce of the world ! .... Let him see “the Broad Horns,” the |
adventurous flatboats of western waters, on which—frail bark!--the daring
backwoodsman sallies forth from the Wabash, or rivers hundreds of miles above,
on a voyage of Atlantick distance, with hogs, horses, oxen and cattle of all j on
board; corn, ...

The New York Mirror

Author: Theodore Sedgwick Fay
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The daughters were exquisitely beautiful ; but they had learned the bitter lesson,
what little value the world attaches to beauty when without fortune or portion.
What a picture I ... At this moment, notwithstanding the distance from the
pavement to the garret of M. Octave de Champs, both uncle and nephew
distinctly heard the rumbling of a carriage, which stopped at the gate " It is her,"
said the young man ; " I know it by the sound of her horses' feet, which I have
studied." Madame Firmiani ...

Harold Fryin Beklenmedik Yolculugu

Author: Rachel Joyce
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Das Ehepaar Harold und Maureen Fry lebt nur noch nebeneinander her, bis Harold spontan zu Fuß zu einer krebskranken Freundin aufbricht, die 600 Kilometer entfernt im Sterben liegt.