After traveling eastward a few minutes he lost sight of the city
altogether; so, still clinging to the body of the Turk, he again turned the
indicator and began to descend. When, at last, they landed gently upon a
rocky eminence of the Kuen-Lun mountains, the boy's strength was almost
exhausted, and his limbs ached with the strain of clinging to the Turk's
His first act was to transfer the traveling machine to his own wrist and to
see that his other electrical devices were safely bestowed in his pockets.
A quick search later I found out it's from page 36 of a book called The Master Key by L. Frank Baum. An interesting thing for spam to have taken a snippet of. I'm tempted to read the rest of it now.
Edit: Oh my gosh... I just found out who L. Frank Baum is... He wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. o.O *blink blink*