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Page 316 - Another of Mr. Eggleston's stirring books for youth. In it are told the adventures of three boy soldiers in the Confederate Service who are sent in a sloop on a secret voyage from Charleston to the Bahamas, conveying a strange bale of cotton which holds important documents. The boys pass through startling adventures : they run the blockade, suffer shipwreck, and finally reach their destination after the pluckiest kind of effort. Camp Venture A Story of the Virginia Mountains Illustrated by WA McCullough.
Page 310 - It is a pleasure for a publisher to present such a book as this, in every way worthy to continue the success of the previous volume. The special points of excellence are that the story is lively and worth telling, and the life presented is that of a real school, interesting, diversified and full of striking incidents, while the characters are true and consistent types of American boyhood and youth. The athletics are technically correct, abounding in helpful suggestions, soundly and wisely given,...
Page 307 - Through by Daylight ; or, The Young Engineer of the Lake Shore Railroad. Lightning Express ; or, The Rival Academies. On Time , or, The Young Captain of the Ucayga Steamer.
Page 168 - The town is fortified with an entrenchment, salient angles, and redoubts, which inclose about half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in width.
Page 316 - Eggleston, the veteran editor and author, has scored a double success in his new book, 'The Last of the Flatboats,' which has just been published. Written primarily as a story for young readers, it contains many things that are of interest to older people. Altogether, it is a mighty good story, and well worth reading.
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Page 314 - Jock," and " Bert," having completed their sophomore year at college, plan to spend the summer vacation cruising on the noble St. Lawrence. Here they not only visit places of historic interest, but also the Indian tribes encamped on the banks of the river, and learn from them their customs, habits, and quaint legends.
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Page 309 - It's a practical book — it gets right next to the boy's heart and stays there. He will have it near him all the time, and on every page there is a lesson or something that will stand the boy in good need. Beyond a doubt in its line this is one of the cleverest books on the market. — Providence News. If a boy has any sort of a mechanical turn of mind, his parents should see that he has this book . — Boston Journal. This is a book that will do boys good. — Buffalo Express, The boy who will...
Page 315 - ... the story of an actual attempt made by the Confederates of Virginia, just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, to seize the city of Washington by force of arms, and make prisoners of President Lincoln and other high government officials. AHEAD OF THE ARMY Illustrated by C.