Delilah (Classic Reprint) by Marcus GoodrichDelilah (Classic Reprint) by Marcus Goodrich

Delilah (Classic Reprint)

byMarcus Goodrich

Paperback | November 6, 2018

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Down the narrow convexity of the main deck - it really was like the back of a thin whale - stretched in single file the external structures 1ndispensable to Delilah's purposes and func tions. First came the short, formidable, stream-lined Smoke stack Number One, leaning backward toward the stern as if unable to meet upright the strain of Delilah's fierce, forward leaps. Back of the stack, side by side, came the two capacious nostrils of the big blowers that sucked a heavy pressure of air down into the Forward F ire-room. Between these was the air-tight little hatch that provided the only access to this fire room. Next came Smokestack Number Two, precisely similar to the first and succeeding stacks, and after that the rectangular hatch of the Starboard Engine-room, echeloned to port of which was the hatch Of the Port Engine-room. It was not mere coincidence that Lieutenant Fitzpatrick was sending his longing glances staggering up towards the fresh, blue mirage framed in the Starboard Engine-room Hatchway, while Ensign Snell was glancing up as desirously at that framed in the Port; for as Fitzpatrick was senior to, and took precedence over Snell, so the starboard engine took precedence over, and set the pace for the port engine.

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Title:Delilah (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:508 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.02 inPublished:November 6, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0259511587

ISBN - 13:9780259511588

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