Cover image for

Download


Author: R.C. Lehmann
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,842 / 234 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.1
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 581
Added to site: 2011.06.19
mnybks.net#: 30198
Genre: Instructional
Excerpt

y Jack Clasper, in which Harding won the Searle Memorial Cup, was only nineteen pounds, i.e. about 112 pounds lighter than the man it carried. Considering the amount of labour and trained skill that go towards the construction of these beautiful machines, the price cannot be said to be heavy. Most builders will turn you out a sculling-boat for from [L]12 to [L]15, a pair for about [L]20, a four for [L]33, and an eight for [L]55. But the development of the racing type to its present perfection has taken many years. Little did the undergraduates who, in 1829, drove their ponderous man-of-war's galleys from Hambledon Lock to Henley Bridge, while the stricken hills of the Thames Valley rebounded to the shouts of the spectators--little did they imagine that their successors, rowing on movable seats and with rowlocks projecting far beyond the side would speed in delicate barques, of arrowy shape and almost arrowy swiftness, from Putney to Mortlake--in barques so light and "crank" that, built as they are wi

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for  by R.C. Lehmann - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Think and Grow Rich!
by Napoleon Hill
The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
How to Use Your Mind
by Harry D. Kitson
As a Man Thinketh
by James Allen
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
by Grenville Kleiser

See more popular titles from this genre.