The Clipper of the Clouds (Classic Reprint)

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THE CLIPPER OF THE CLOUDS. CHAPTER I. ~lYSTERIOUS SOU:NDS. " BANG! Bang! U The pistol-shots were almost simultaneous. A cow peacefully grazing fifty yards away received one of the bullets in her back. She had nothing to do with the quarrel all the same. N either of the adversaries ,vas hit. Who were these two gentlemen? Ve do not know, although this would be an excellent opportunity to hand down their names to posterity. All we can say is that. the elder was an Englishman and the younger an American, and both of them were old enough to know better. So far as recording in what locality the inoffensive ruminant had just tasted her last tuft of herbage, nothing can be easier. It was on the left bank of the Niagara, not far from the suspension bridge which joins the American to . tl1e Canadian bank three miles from the falls. B

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CONTENTS; ~; CHAPTER I; PAGE; ~1 ysterious sounds; CHAPTER II; Agreement impossible I'"); CHAPTER III; A visitor is announced 20; CHAPTER IV; In which a new character appe;trs 27; CHAPTER V; Another disappearance 39; CHAPTER VI; The president ::Ind secretary suspend hostilities 48; CHAPTER VII; On board the Albatross 60; CHAPTER YIII; The balloonists refuse to be convinced 71; CHAPTER IX; Across the prairie 83; CHAPTER X; Vestward-but whither? 90; CHAPTER XI; The wide Pacific 98; 388; Contellts; CHAPTER XII; PAGl!:; Through the Himalayas · 109; CHAPTER XIII; Over the Caspian · 116; CHAPTER XIV; The aeronef at full speed · 13 t; CHAPTER XV; A skirmish in Dahomey · 141; CHAPTER XVI; ·; Over the Atlantic 157; CHAPTER XVII; The shipwrecked crew 169; CHAPTER XVIII; Over the vokano · J76; CHAPTER XIX ; -nchored at last · IS7; CHAPTER XX; The wreck of the Albatross 200; CHAPTER XXI; The Institute again · 208; CHAPTER XXII; ThE: Goahead is launched 220; CHAPTER XXIII; Tl:e grand co

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