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  • A wave dashed up on to the deck as if the aeronef were a ship driving against wind an tide,

    Robur the Conqueror

  • A wave dashed up on to the deck as if the aeronef were a ship driving against wind and tide.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • An extreme ascensional power was communicated to the aeronef, and she shot up slantingly as if she was traveling on a plane sloping downwards from the southwest.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • The whale, seriously wounded, gave the sea such a slap with his tail, that the water dashed up over the bow of the aeronef.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • Doubtless, also, as the passengers in the aeronef could observe all these details, the inhabitants of Omaha noticed the strange machine.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • Evidently the indications were such as a shipmaster might feel anxious at, though the master of an aeronef might despise them.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • The aeronef was not more than fifty feet from the ground.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • As soon as the fore propeller was repaired the aeronef would resume her course to the north, and that done Robur and his crew would probably come aft to put the other screw into order.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • As with the telegraph wires on land during a storm, so was it with the accumulators of the aeronef.

    Robur the Conqueror

  • The phenomenon whose appearance had so much puzzled the people of both worlds was the aeronef of the engineer.

    Robur the Conqueror

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