The Florence Stories

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Sheldon, 1867

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Page 43 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 33 - Lord ivas with me and made all things easy, though my dear friend and I were separated one at one end of the town and the other at the other, and both under locks and bolts ; the said Davis swearing desperately that we should never come out nor see one another again all his time. And yet in two weeks' time he let me out again and her also.
Page 183 - Grimkie said that the best thing they could do would be to go and see the Castle of Mont Orgueil.
Page 193 - Florence established herself upon the sofa, and the two boys in arm-chairs near the fire, each with a large slice of bread and butter in one hand and a piece of cheese in the other, and their tumblers of milk on corners of the table within reach.
Page 69 - There was a large table in the middle of the room, with broad boxes filled with laces upon it, and other boxes in cases about the room.
Page 80 - ... strongly support Senator Mitchell's bill, S. 1639. The establishment of a Board such as is proposed in your bill is vitally necessary in the interest of military and commercial expansion of our national air power. If is an open secret that in the 1930's technological improvements placed German air power far in advance of that of any other nation in the world, and the stern necessity of mastering that power, rather than our own foresight, was the determining factor in World War II. Certainly,...

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