The Lost World / Затерянный мир
Артур Конан Дойл. The Lost World / Затерянный мир
Chapter I. There Are Heroisms All Round Us
Chapter II. Try Your Luck with Professor Challenger
Chapter III. He is a Perfectly Impossible Person
Chapter IV. It’s Just the very Biggest Thing in the World
Chapter V. Question!
Chapter VI. I was the Flail of the Lord
Chapter VII. Tomorrow we Disappear into the Unknown
Chapter VIII. The Outlying Pickets of the New World
Chapter IX. Who could have Foreseen it?
Chapter X. The most Wonderful Things have Happened
Chapter XI. For once I was the Hero
Chapter XII. It was Dreadful in the Forest
Chapter XIII. A Sight which I shall Never Forget
Chapter XIV. Those Were the Real Conquests
Chapter XV. Our Eyes have seen Great Wonders
Chapter XVI. A Procession! A Procession!
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Mr E. D. Malone desires to state that both the injunction for restraint and the libel action have been withdrawn unreservedly by Professor G. E. Challenger, who, being satisfied that no criticism or comment in this book is meant in an offensive spirit, has guaranteed that he will place no impediment to its publication and circulation.
For an hour or more that evening I listened to his monotonous chirrup about bad money driving out good, the token value of silver, the depreciation of the rupee, and the true standards of exchange.
I should have laughed only that I had a vision of our doing another Catharine-wheel down the passage.
“No doubt,” said I, “no doubt,” as one humors an imbecile. “I confess, however,” I added, “that this tiny human figure puzzles me. If it were an Indian we could set it down as evidence of some pigmy race in America, but it appears to be a European in a sun-hat.”