H.M.S. 覧

Author: Graham John Bower (Klaxon)
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,958 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: VD
Downloads: 845
Added to site: 2010.11.01
mnybks.net#: 29434
Origin: gutenberg.org
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com

Many of these vivid sketches of the work of the Navy have appeared in "Blackwood's Magazine," where they have provoked much comment and have been accorded the highest praise, as showing the manner of the task unceasingly performed by our seamen.

Show Excerpt

ic man I have called Homo Scoticanthropus, and my full report and conclusions will be shortly before the Society.

The skull is intact and requires no reconstruction. The lower mandible is of the chimpanzee-like type found with Eoanthropus, and as it was picked up by the same basket, must undoubtedly belong to the skull.

As to the remainder of our voyage, I can only say that I spent the time on the floor of the gondola measuring and inspecting my find. I could not tear myself away from it, and we therefore omitted our visits to other spots where explosions were known to have occurred near the old sea-bed, confining ourselves to a hurried round of the Naval patrol route. Beyond a casual inspection and a remark that it looked like Hindenburg, the airship captain took no interest in this now famous skull, but confined himself to his duties of navigation and control.

It is unfortunate that the exact depth and geological strata of the skull's position cannot be given. The basket was drawn from

Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.