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The Moving Picture Boys at Panama

Stirring Adventures Along the Great Canal

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Author: Victor Appleton (pseudonym)
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,375 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 739
Added to site: 2010.09.04
mnybks.net#: 28892
Origin: gutenberg.org
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>"I'm with you for a motor cycle," Joe had said. So one was purchased, jointly.

It was on returning from a pleasant ride that our heroes had seen the runaway with which we are immediately concerned. They were now speeding after the maddened horse dragging the frail carriage, hoping to get ahead of and stop the animal before it either crashed into the frail barrier, and leaped into the ravine, or upset the vehicle in trying to make the turn into the temporary road.

"There he is!" suddenly cried Blake. The motor cycle, bearing the two chums, had made the curve in the road successfully and was now straightened up on a long, level stretch. And yet not so long, either, for not more than a quarter of a mile ahead was another turn, and then came the bridge.

"I see him!" answered Joe. "Can you make it?"

"I'm going to!" declared Blake, closing his lips firmly.

Every little bump and stone in the road seemed magnified because of the speed at which they were moving. But Blake held the l

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