Telegraph Tom's venture

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The Werner Company, 1899 - Literary Criticism - 221 pages
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Page 133 - ... (for the Mootsellim himself appeared a poor creature,) who I have no doubt had something to do in the matter, and had, we understood afterwards, been once Mootsellim himself. He was a keen old hand, who was equally resolved and able to make his own out of the necessities of travellers in distress, so there was nothing for it but to submit with the best possible grace...
Page 26 - Tom could see, of a burnished, solid steel roller two inches in diameter hanging over a plate of the same metal.
Page 26 - ... locked in grooves in flanges on either side of the steel bed.
Page 41 - Tom said as he folded the paper and replaced it in his pocket ; ' ' but most likely the poor fellow is dead by this time.
Page 94 - ... building which looked as if it might have been used as a warehouse.
Page 129 - Jim, and the task of tying him in such a manner that he could neither move hand nor foot was quickly accomplished.
Page 176 - They are trying to kill him, and he's doing his best to return the compliment.

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