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Round the World in Eighty Days

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Author: Jules Verne
Published: 1878
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,028 / 177 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.6
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 5,580
Added to site: 2010.06.26
mnybks.net#: 28289
Genre: Adventure

Translated by Henry Frith.

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firearms nor any other weapons in the house; everything proclaimed the owner to be a man of peaceable habits.

After having examined the house thoroughly, Passe-partout rubbed his hands joyously, a genial smile overspread his rounded face, and he muttered:

"This suits me completely. It is the very thing. We understand each other thoroughly, Mr. Fogg and I. He is a thoroughly regular and domestic man, a true machine. Well, I am not sorry to serve a machine."

CHAPTER III.

In which a Conversation arises which is likely to cost Phileas Fogg dear.


Phileas Fogg left home at half-past eleven, and having placed his right foot before his left exactly five hundred and seventy-five times, and his left foot before his right five hundred and seventy-six times, he arrived at the Reform Club in Pall Mall, and immediately went up to the dining-room and took his place at his usual table, where his breakfast awaited him. The meal was composed

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