Yonkers-on-Hudson and Manila:
World Book Company,
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CHAPTER II THROUGH A TYPHOON
It was a lonely stretch of sea between Honolulu and Japan. Just look at it on the globe or the map and see how big the distance is. The map looks full of islands, but the ocean did not. The islands were always too far away to see, and whatever ships were on the ocean at that time kept out of our sight, too, for eleven whole days. But the weather was lovely, and the ocean peaceful, until one black day. That was the beginning of the typhoon.
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