ALL that could be discovered, however, on these pieces of paper was a few words here and there, the remainder of the lines being almost completely obliterated by the action of the water. Lord Glenarvan examined them attentively for a few minutes, turning them over on all sides, holding them up to the light, and trying to decipher the least scrap of writing, while the others looked on with anxious eyes.
In Search of the Castaways; or the Children of Captain Grant (Extraordinary Voyages, #5)
ISBN 13: 9781406923117
Publication Date: November 03, 2006
Publisher: Hard Press
Author: Jules Verne