The valve was shut by order of the aeronaut, and we descended rapidly.
"Well, I don't know much about electricity," admitted the aeronaut.
"We'll have to get after Andy again," declared the aeronaut.
As he pulled out the switch, the aeronaut gave a glance at the apparatus.
"I fancied they were spring flowers," said the aeronaut in a stage-aside.
The boys seized the silk, tore, and hacked at it; as did the aeronaut.
I must descend sooner or later,' thought the aeronaut, 'so why not now?'
It is hardly necessary to say who was to make the attempt—Ossaroo was to be the aeronaut.
He was accompanied by Signor Andreani, the first Italian aeronaut.
The aeronaut had the good luck to get off with a broken thigh.