Bp – Harvey Cheyne – KPN

Rc – Kipling – Captains – ### – Instrumentos náuticos

Por |abril 29th, 2019|

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Before long he knew where Disko kept the old greencrusted quadrant that they called the «hog-yoke»—under the bed-bag in his bunk. When he took the sun, and with the help of «The Old Farmer’s» almanac found the latitude, Harvey would jump down into the cabin and scratch the reckoning and date with a nail on […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – What’s the use of going on?

Por |marzo 3rd, 2017|

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Whatever his private sorrows may be,

a multi-millionaire,

like any other working man,

should keep abreast of his business. […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – One volunteer was worth five hirelings

Por |enero 20th, 2017|

CHAPTER X

But it was otherwise with the We’re Here’s silent cook, for he came up, his kit in a handkerchief, and boarded the “Constance.” Pay was no particular object, and he did not in the least care where he slept. His business, as revealed to him in dreams, was to follow Harvey for the rest […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – ‘What’s the use of going on?’

Por |mayo 9th, 2016|

Whatever his private sorrows may be,
a multi-millionaire,
like any other working man,
should keep abreast of his business. […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – I know my ropes, of course

Por |enero 4th, 2016|

Nombrar el cordaje

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Cheyne slapped his leg and chuckled. This was going to be a boy after his own hungry heart. He had never seen precisely that twinkle in Harvey’s eye before.

«And the old man gave me ten and a half a month; he’s paid me half now; […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – Chapter IX

Por |julio 14th, 2015|

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A Railroad Feat – Una hazaña ferroviaria – Mi traducción castellana (pendiente)

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Whatever his private sorrows may be, a multi-millionaire, like any other working man, should keep abreast of his business. Harvey Cheyne, senior, had gone East late in June to meet a woman broken down, half mad, who dreamed day and night of her son drowning in the grey seas. He had surrounded her with doctors, trained nurses, massage women, and even faith-cure companions, but they were useless. Mrs. Cheyne lay still and moaned, or talked of her boy by the hour together to any one who would listen. Hope she had none, and who could offer it? All she needed was assurance that drowning did not hurt; and her husband watched to guard lest she should make the experiment. Of his own sorrow he spoke little – hardly realised the depth of it till he caught himself asking the calendar on his writing-desk, ‘What’s the use of going on?’

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Rr – Juan Manuel Grijalvo – Kipling – Capitanes intrépidos

Por |abril 3rd, 2015|

La ilustración de portada es una imagen de la goleta «Esperanto», de Gloucester

Todos vamos en el mismo barco.

De acuerdo, pero nos falta saber qué clase de barco es… y qué hace cada uno a bordo.

No es lo mismo ir de pasajero en un trasatlántico que de grumete en una goleta de pesca.

Este libro nos cuenta lo que sucede cuando alguien pasa de una cosa a la otra.

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