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  • Immense and rugged mountains of ice often barred up my passage, and I often heard the thunder of the ground sea, which threatened my destruction.
    Chapter 24 (26% in)
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  • But supposing all these conjectures to be false, you cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind, to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries, to reach which at present so many months are requisite; or by ascertaining the secret of the magnet, which, if at all possible, can only be effected by an undertaking such as mine.
    Introductory Letters (8% in)
  • I was like the Arabian who had been buried with the dead and found a passage to life, aided only by one glimmering and seemingly ineffectual light.
    Chapter 4 (43% in)
  • Immense glaciers approached the road; I heard the rumbling thunder of the falling avalanche and marked the smoke of its passage.
    Chapter 9 (89% in)
  • Presently I heard the sound of footsteps along the passage; the door opened, and the wretch whom I dreaded appeared.
    Chapter 20 (23% in)
  • We took our passage on board a vessel bound for Havre-de-Grace and sailed with a fair wind from the Irish shores.
    Chapter 21 (90% in)
  • She left me, and I continued some time walking up and down the passages of the house and inspecting every corner that might afford a retreat to my adversary.
    Chapter 23 (13% in)
  • I took my passage in the same ship, but he escaped, I know not how.
    Chapter 24 (9% in)
  • We were immured in ice and should probably never escape, but they feared that if, as was possible, the ice should dissipate and a free passage be opened, I should be rash enough to continue my voyage and lead them into fresh dangers, after they might happily have surmounted this.
    Chapter 24 (57% in)
  • The ice cracked behind us and was driven with force towards the north; a breeze sprang from the west, and on the 11th the passage towards the south became perfectly free.
    Chapter 24 (66% in)

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