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Slaves In Sallee

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Summary: [Slaves In Sallee by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne. Miss said Major Colt with an angular bow I honour your brave spirit. What we have gone through these last few days would have been enough to daunt Ephraim Taylor who fought Indians for forty years yes and I believe it would even have daunted Emperor Bonaparte. This desolate sea that s so near us now the rover that ll ferry us presently to Sallee ...]
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The Guns For Cuba

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Excerpts: [... for nice comfortable law where a man can buy it by the yard for paper money down, and straight pistol shooting is always remembered in his favour. ...... Not they. They'll only talk big, and the British Consul will get you clear. You bet they daren't hang an Englishman for mere smuggling ...... at the butt with his eye-teeth. He cursed the Fates as he walked. Why did they use him ...]
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The New Commission

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Excerpts: [... the dandified little Colonel Paillard. No, sir, said Colt. Once I get my education complete here, back I go to the United States to ...... tell me is a Velasquez. I repeat my offer of the pair of black jennets for the portrait, said Paillard. Nope. I guess we ...... Major Colt, on hands and knees, was keeping under the level of the window sill, and making for the door. And so, of ...]
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The Pirate

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Excerpts: [... free will and choice. Into such desperate situations could the glamour of Bonaparte lure even a woman who had once known and appreciated all the delicacies ...... massacre. But the Moorish first lieutenant, Ali (who called himself Pedro), jumped into the forerigging, and howled out for a parley and a truce. ...... be no more risky than fighting for other people, and they could see ...]
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The Yellow Galley Full

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Excerpts: [... from both his stumpy fellow seamen and the stocky petty officers, and like all United States citizens of that period he was perilously sensitive to any ...... gods. By right of proprietorship over all the oceans, the British sea officers of those days had an intimate acquaintance with charts, harbours, sea-borne ...... did not often take interest in sport, and certainly they never ...]
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Two Duels

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Excerpts: [... thoughtfully at his blue-black chin, and then pulled out and screwed together the parts of a long pipe. He sighed as he put it to his mouth, ...... they sent us here to Cabrera, but, as they never fed us much, and some weeks forgot to feed us at all, some of us recruited so slowly that we ...... you back to France the better. Now, Sergeant, I'm dead tired. If I could have kept an ...]
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