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But Van Horne puts a large hand on his shoulder and begins introductions with a satirical grin. Donald Smith, the president of the CPR. And this bearded fellow is Walter Withers; kenneth oppel boundless this excessively bearded gentleman is Sandford Fleming, another of our surveyors and engineers.


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The train shudders and surges higher into the mountains. Often all he can see are the vast pines that grow along the track, but sometimes they thin and he kenneth oppel boundless a sunlit glimpse of a high bony crag, or a cataract of black water spilling over a cliff.

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