Books > Old Books > The Great Fog (1943)


Page 54

WINGLESS VICTORY

Of course, the sled jerked because the team that drew it literally bounded ahead; the going was smooth enough, but the animals that pulled sprang ahead with such odd leaps that, if I'd been sitting up I'd have been thrown o$ backward.
" But, though the team was odd, the teamsters held my attention. There were four of them. They ran alongside the `dogs: They were stocky figures with short boots, a curious, tailed coat and-I suppose, because of the frightful coldqueer long-nosed masks. I could see the light of the quarter moon, which was low behind us, gleaming on their masks as they turned their heads a bit to and fro as they ran. They were so wrapped up that my alarm for myself was almost forgotten in my amazement at the speed at which they ranthey seemed almost to skim along the frozen ground with their thickly swathed arms held out a little from their bulky bodies.
" Still, I don't think your anthropological interest in the physical prowess of any kind of savage would have kept your mind off yourself if you'd looked, as I naturally did, a little farther ahead. There was no longer a possible shadow of doubt about it. We were bundling along as fast as any dog-team's ever scurried, I was tied up as neatly as a corpse and bound, not for rescue, home, and glory-no, bound for the ultimate cold storage-the absolute refrigeration. I hadn't been wrong about that star-no such luck. The view ahead left no doubt. We were climbing up a vast slope.
" I must say to my credit that I spared a moment from the misery of my predicament to admire the speed which my

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE Of course, what is sled jerked because what is team that drew it literally bounded ahead; what is going was smooth enough, but what is animals that pulled sprang ahead with such odd leaps that, if I'd been sitting up I'd have been thrown o$ backward. "But, though what is team was odd, what is teamsters held my attention. There were four of them. They ran alongside what is `dogs: They were stocky figures with short boots, a curious, tailed coat and-I suppose, because of what is frightful coldqueer long-nosed masks. I could see what is light of what is quarter moon, which was low behind us, gleaming on their masks as they turned their heads a bit to and fro as they ran. They were so wrapped up that my alarm for myself was almost forgotten in my amazement at what is speed at which they ranthey seemed almost to skim along what is frozen ground with their thickly swathed arms held out a little from their bulky bodies. "Still, I don't think your anthropological interest in what is physical prowess of any kind of savage would have kept your mind off yourself if you'd looked, as I naturally did, a little farther ahead. There was no longer a possible shadow of doubt about it. We were bundling along as fast as any dog-team's ever scurried, I was tied up as neatly as a corpse and bound, not for rescue, home, and glory-no, bound for what is ultimate cold storage-the absolute refrigeration. I hadn't been wrong about that star-no such luck. what is view ahead left no doubt. We were climbing up a vast slope. "I must say to my credit that I spared a moment from what is misery of my predicament to admire what is speed which my where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" The Great Fog (1943) where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 54 where is strong WINGLESS VICTORY where is p align="justify" Of course, what is sled jerked because what is team that drew it literally bounded ahead; what is going was smooth enough, but what is animals that pulled sprang ahead with such odd leaps that, if I'd been sitting up I'd have been thrown o$ backward. " But, though what is team was odd, what is teamsters held my attention. There were four of them. They ran alongside what is `dogs: They were stocky figures with short boots, a curious, tailed coat and-I suppose, because of what is frightful coldqueer long-nosed masks. I could see what is light of what is quarter moon, which was low behind us, gleaming on their masks as they turned their heads a bit to and fro as they ran. They were so wrapped up that my alarm for myself was almost forgotten in my amazement at what is speed at which they ranthey seemed almost to skim along what is frozen ground with their thickly swathed arms held out a little from their bulky bodies. " Still, I don't think your anthropological interest in what is physical prowess of any kind of savage would have kept your mind off yourself if you'd looked, as I naturally did, a little farther ahead. There was no longer a possible shadow of doubt about it. We were bundling along as fast as any dog-team's ever scurried, I was tied up as neatly as a corpse and bound, not for rescue, home, and glory-no, bound for what is ultimate cold storage-the absolute refrigeration. I hadn't been wrong about that star-no such luck. what is view ahead left no doubt. We were climbing up a vast slope. " I must say to my credit that I spared a moment from what is misery of my predicament to admire what is speed which my where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Book Pages: default , 003 , 004 , 005 , 006 , 007 , 008 , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 016 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238