Few can possibly have forgotten the terrible storm from the northeast, in the middle of the equinox of that year.
The Underground City
H2 heading The engineer’s curiosity was excited to the highest pitch. It never occurred to him to doubt whether this letter might not be a hoax. For many years he had known Simon Ford, one of the former foremen of…
Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon
It contained about a hundred of these lines, with the letters at even distances, and undivided into words.
Five Weeks in a Balloon
The End of a much-applauded Speech. The Presentation of Dr. Samuel Ferguson. Excelsior. Full-length Portrait of the Doctor. A Fatalist convinced. A Dinner at the Travellers’ Club. Several Toasts for the Occasion.
Master of the World
In the remarkable passages of the recital, it is important that you should believe my word. For some of the facts I can bring no other testimony than my own.
Robur the Conqueror
Who were these two gentlemen? We do not know, although this would be an excellent opportunity to hand down.
Mere tradesmen jumped their counters to become extempore captains, colonels, and generals without having passed the Military School at West Point; they soon rivalled their colleagues of the old continent, and, like them, gained victories by dint of lavishing bullets,…
Around the World in 80 Days
Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814. He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club, though he seemed always to avoid attracting…
20000 Leagues Under the Sea
The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of…