"If I fail," answered Mershone, slowly, "I do not care a continental what they do to me, for my life will be a blank without Louise.
"So Jones controls the Continental, eh?"
It was dire want, not financial infamy, that made the Revolutionary paper money 'not worth a Continental.'
Unsubdued by burning dawn Led his continentals.
You know the Continental--I don't."
He deplores the Continental Sunday: "Oh!
Under such circumstances, and when we take into account, as is but fair, on the one hand the comparatively low state of shipbuilding at that time, and on the other hand the energy of the Romans, there is nothing incredible in the statement that the Romans solved within a year the problem--which baffled Napoleon--of converting a continental into a maritime power, and actually launched their fleet of 120 sail in the spring of 494.