By Peter Matthiessen
Set within the South American jungle, this mystery follows the conflict among lost gringos--one who has come to transform the Indians to Christianity, and person who has been employed to kill them. Now the root for an incredible movie.
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All of them seemed to be premature blasts. But I've sent for some of the fuses used. I'm going to get at the bottom of this. Here is Sullivan with them now. Come in, Tim," he called, as the Irishman knocked at the door. " Walter asked. "They are, sor. An' they mostly burn five minutes, which is plenty of time fer all th' min t' git out of danger. " "Let's see how long they burn now," suggested Job. One of the longer fuses was lighted. It spluttered and smoked, while the contractors timed it with their watches.
But, somehow or other, I feel that I shall find the lost city. " "Mr. Damon and I will help you all we can, Tom said. " "I shall be very glad to have you," the bald−headed scientist remarked. Tom's second blast was even more successful than the first, and enough of the hard rock was loosed and pulverized to give the Indian laborers ten days' work in removing it from the tunnel. Then, as the services of the young inventor would not be needed for a week or more, he decided to go on a little trip with Professor Bumper.
Well, it blew some as far back as here," said Walter Titus. " "I hope so," Tom remarked. There were still some fumes noticeable in the tunnel, and Mr. Damon complained of a slight feeling of illness, while Koku, who kept at Tom's side, murmured that it made his eyes smart. But the sensations soon passed. They came to a stop as the face of the cliff loomed into view in the glare of a searchlight which Job Titus switched on. Then a murmur of wonder came from every one, save from Tom Swift. He, modestly, kept silent.
At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen