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Post by philchenevert » October 7th, 2020, 4:33 pm

The White Czar: A Story of a Polar Bear by Clarence Hawkes (1869 - 1954).

The land of the Eskimo is the most inhospitable desolate portion of Mother Earth, inhabited by man. Well has the Eskimo need of his cheerful watch word, or salutation, of Aksuse, which means be strong. This is the story of a Polar Bear and his involvement with his environment and men. But not just any polar bear, the biggest and fiercest of them all. The Czar of the Frozen North, is in a class quite by himself. He is not nearly as large as his cousin the Kadiak bear, but that huge beast inhabits a comparatively small area and is little known, while the white Czar ranges along the shores of the Arctic sea round the entire world. His scientific name, Thalarctos Maritimus, means Bear of the Sea. ( phil c and the author)
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Post by spatel2 » October 7th, 2020, 5:00 pm

Can I claim section 1? Thanks!
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Post by philchenevert » October 7th, 2020, 5:03 pm

spatel2 wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Can I claim section 1? Thanks!
Yes, It is a poem about the Artic with some tricky words but beautiful.
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Post by mleigh » October 8th, 2020, 6:35 am

Can I have chapter 10 The Betrayal?

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Post by philchenevert » October 8th, 2020, 6:46 am

mleigh wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 6:35 am
Can I have chapter 10 The Betrayal?

Thanks

M
Certainly, 10 is yours.
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Post by spatel2 » October 8th, 2020, 12:11 pm

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Post by philchenevert » October 8th, 2020, 12:22 pm

Thank you Shriya :D
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Post by aradlaw » October 9th, 2020, 8:35 pm

May I have section 7, please? (I am NOT the Walrus) koo koo ka choo

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Post by philchenevert » October 9th, 2020, 8:48 pm

aradlaw wrote:
October 9th, 2020, 8:35 pm
May I have section 7, please? (I am NOT the Walrus) koo koo ka choo

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Oh my goodness, you are funny David! All yours
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Post by RSlabaugh » October 11th, 2020, 7:51 pm

DPL please? Looks like a fun project!
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Post by philchenevert » October 11th, 2020, 8:05 pm

RSlabaugh wrote:
October 11th, 2020, 7:51 pm
DPL please? Looks like a fun project!
We would love to have you DPL. Thank you so much. Yes, it will be an interesting book and informative too. :D
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Post by RSlabaugh » October 18th, 2020, 3:38 pm

Sorry it's taken so long to get back with you about this! Here are my notes:

~0:30 And the icy air smites shivering o'er the floes; I hear floors.
~0:54 For it's men, red-blooded men, that tread the way. I hear treed.
~1:05 And it's, Climb the frozen hummocks where the wind is biting strong! - slight stumble
~1:19 Oh, the cliffs frown bleak and sullen on the tide of Melville Sound, - slight stumble
~1:21 Where the glaciers topple roaring to the deep; - slight stumble
~1:31 And the howling wind swings wider in its sweep. I hear steep.
~1:56 There's a monster blubber whale—God! you see him slosh and blow!— I hear bubble where.
~2:10 Leaps forth in sudden burst of lurid flame. I hear frame.
~2:16 Ye are men, red-blooded men, who play the game. I hear yet.
~2:28 background noise

Please let me know if any of my notes confusing!
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Post by spatel2 » October 18th, 2020, 3:44 pm

RSlabaugh wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 3:38 pm
Sorry it's taken so long to get back with you about this! Here are my notes:

~0:30 And the icy air smites shivering o'er the floes; I hear floors.
~0:54 For it's men, red-blooded men, that tread the way. I hear treed.
~1:05 And it's, Climb the frozen hummocks where the wind is biting strong! - slight stumble
~1:19 Oh, the cliffs frown bleak and sullen on the tide of Melville Sound, - slight stumble
~1:21 Where the glaciers topple roaring to the deep; - slight stumble
~1:31 And the howling wind swings wider in its sweep. I hear steep.
~1:56 There's a monster blubber whale—God! you see him slosh and blow!— I hear bubble where.
~2:10 Leaps forth in sudden burst of lurid flame. I hear frame.
~2:16 Ye are men, red-blooded men, who play the game. I hear yet.
~2:28 background noise

Please let me know if any of my notes confusing!
Thanks,
Woah! I really didn't pay attention to this one, did I? Do you mind if I re-record? I would like to do much better than this(I have no idea what I was thinking).
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Post by RSlabaugh » October 18th, 2020, 3:50 pm

Sure, if you like. It's a short piece. :)

I love the enthusiasm you put into it! Seemed to me like the stumbles were from a good cause - being wrapped up in what's happening. :thumbs:
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Post by spatel2 » October 19th, 2020, 4:52 pm

RSlabaugh wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 3:50 pm
Sure, if you like. It's a short piece. :)

I love the enthusiasm you put into it! Seemed to me like the stumbles were from a good cause - being wrapped up in what's happening. :thumbs:
Well here you have it! : https://librivox.org/uploads/philchenevert/whiteczar_01_hawkes_128kb.mp3

Thanks for your time and patience! :thumbs:

Hopefully the pronunciations on this one are good(I did a lot of Google Searching)

Thanks again!
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