Asiatic Breezes

Students on The Wing

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Author: Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams)
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,555 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,361
Added to site: 2008.05.27
mnybks.net#: 21023
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Nautical
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acht, were rescued from a watery grave by the people on board of the steamer, largely by the exertions of Louis. One of them was Dr. Philip Hawkes, one of the most noted medical men of the great city. He was almost the counterpart of the trustee physically, weighing two hundred and twenty-six pounds and three-quarters, while the lawyer fell a quarter of a pound short of these figures. They were continually bantering each other about this difference.

The doctor called Uncle Moses, as the entire party addressed him, "Brother Avoirdupois;" and the lawyer retorted by christening the surgeon "Brother Adipose Tissue." The conductor of the party in Egypt had called them both "cupids;" and this term became very popular for the time. The other gentleman who had been saved from an untimely grave in the bay was a learned Frenchman. Both of them were in feeble health from overwork; and they accepted invitations to join the party, the one as the medical officer of the ship, and the other as the instructor in the la

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