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Post by Kikisaulite » March 23rd, 2019, 2:38 am

North-Pole voyages by Zachariah Atwell Mudge (1813 - 1888).


For more than three hundred years an intense desire has been felt by explorers to discover and reveal to the world the secrets of the immediate regions of the North Pole. Nor has this desire been confined to mere adventurers. This volume sketches the latest American efforts (from the second Grinnel expedition to that of the "Polaris"), second to no others in heroism and success, and abounding in instructive and intensely interesting adventures both grave and gay.
( From the preface)
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    [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Zachariah Atwell Mudge) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zachariah_A._Mudge

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    [*]Original publication date (if known): 1875
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Keywords that describe the book: adventure, north pole, arctic exploration, "polaris"

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Post by Kikisaulite » March 23rd, 2019, 3:15 am

So... :) First 3 chapters are up and a DPL is most welcome!
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Post by silverquill » March 23rd, 2019, 7:51 am

Kikisaulite wrote:
March 23rd, 2019, 3:15 am
So... :) First 3 chapters are up and a DPL is most welcome!
Kristine
Several of my DPL projects are almost finished, so I have room for a new one.

The first three chapters are PL OK - rats and rabid dogs!

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Post by Kikisaulite » March 23rd, 2019, 7:59 am

silverquill wrote:
March 23rd, 2019, 7:51 am

Several of my DPL projects are almost finished, so I have room for a new one.

The first three chapters are PL OK - rats and rabid dogs!
Great! Glad to have you!!! :9: Adding you as DPL and transferring this to Solos forum!

If you chance to notice some words which I butcher too terribly, feel free to correct my pronunciation too!
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Post by silverquill » March 23rd, 2019, 6:29 pm

Thanks for having me. :D
This will be an interesting journey.

In regard to pronunciation, there is nothing to butchered or that needs changing.
I did notice a few words where the accented syllable is a bit off. The only one I remember is "horizon", where the "i" is a long sound and accented. ho-RYE-zon would be closer, instead of stressing the last syllable. (At least in American pronunciation). There was another similar one, but I don't recall at the moment. But, I'll make note in the future if you wish. I've taught English as a second language, mostly in Asia, so I know how irrational our spelling and pronunciation is. It is a miracle than anyone ever learns English, even as a native speaker, I think. :lol: And you do quite well. Of course there are many variations of English around the world, so sometimes it is not easy to say what is correct and what is incorrect.

Looking forward to the book.

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Post by Kikisaulite » March 24th, 2019, 4:04 am

Thanks! Only two or so words is way better than I expected. :) Yes, English pronunciation can be frustrating sometimes, especially when your mother tongue is strictly phonetic - read as it is written and always stress the first syllable in my case. Although after some time in English it is possible to intuitively guess how it should sound for most words.... Then of course, there are those words that I theoretically know how they should sound (like that "ho-RYE-zon"), but don't manage to recall this knowledge during reading. :roll:
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Post by Kikisaulite » April 14th, 2019, 9:11 am

Sections 4, 5 and 6 are uploaded! :)
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Post by silverquill » April 14th, 2019, 7:39 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
April 14th, 2019, 9:11 am
Sections 4, 5 and 6 are uploaded! :)
All three are PL OK! :)

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Post by Kikisaulite » April 17th, 2019, 1:09 pm

Sections 7 and 8 are uploaded! :)
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Post by silverquill » April 19th, 2019, 10:51 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
April 17th, 2019, 1:09 pm
Sections 7 and 8 are uploaded! :)
PL OK!

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Post by Kikisaulite » May 3rd, 2019, 8:32 am

Sections 9, 10 and 11 are uploaded!
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Post by silverquill » May 4th, 2019, 10:33 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
May 3rd, 2019, 8:32 am
Sections 9, 10 and 11 are uploaded!
And they are PL OK.
There are a lot a clicks and noise in the closing silences of these. Up to you if you want to do a little clean up.

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Post by Kikisaulite » May 5th, 2019, 12:13 am

silverquill wrote:
May 4th, 2019, 10:33 pm

There are a lot a clicks and noise in the closing silences of these. Up to you if you want to do a little clean up.
Thanks! Will clean those up!
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Post by Kikisaulite » July 3rd, 2019, 1:31 am

Finally got to do some editing.
Chapters 12, 13, 14 and 15 are uploaded!
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Post by silverquill » July 11th, 2019, 10:45 am

Had time to listen to one chapter, then internet was down for 12 hrs after a car crash took out the cables for our region.

Anyway, 12 is PL OK.

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