It was a difficult matter to kindle it, though, and still more to keep it alight. The air was so rarefied that there was scarcely oxygen enough in it to support combustion. At least, this was the reason assigned by the Major. aquot;By way of compensation, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A voyage round the world: South America [tr. from pt.1 of Les enfants du capitaine Grant]. With 71 illustr. by Riou|