Treasure Island


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Treas·ure Island

 (trĕzh′ər)
An artificial island of San Francisco Bay in northern California. Built for the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939, it was a US Navy base from 1941 to 1997.
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But how enamoured she was of 'Treasure Island,' and how faithful she tried to be to me all the time she was reading it!
I remember how she read 'Treasure Island,' holding it close to the ribs of the fire (because she could not spare a moment to rise and light the gas), and how, when bed-time came, and we coaxed, remonstrated, scolded, she said quite fiercely, clinging to the book, 'I dinna lay my head on a pillow this night till I see how that laddie got out of the barrel.'
No, F-l-x, we would not call Treasure Island or the Pilgrim's Progress dime novels.
Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end, keeping nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted, I take up my pen in the year of grace 17 and go back to the time when my father kept the Admiral Benbow inn and the brown old seaman with the sabre cut first took up his lodging under our roof.
Simon Nishikanta sneered openly at what he considered the captain's inefficient navigation, and continued to paint water- colours when he was serene, and to shoot at whales, sea-birds, and all things hurtable when he was downhearted and sea-sore with disappointment at not sighting the Lion's Head peak of the Ancient Mariner's treasure island
He first secured a popular success with the boys' pirate story, 'Treasure Island,' in 1882.
He was stung while taking a new batch of adventurers by boat for the first day's filming of Channel 4's new Treasure Island series.
The cast of Treasure Island were shocked to to see Bear struck down and contestant Mano Shanmuganathan, who is a brain surgeon, spoke out to theDaily Star.
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Dementia specialist care home, Carlingwark House, in Castle Douglas won the 2019 We Dare Awards' partnership prize for their collaboration with nearby Treasure Island Nursery.
Haughton Hall in Shifnal will host A Midsummer Night's Dream and Treasure Island at its outdoor theatre in July.