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A Pirate Of The Caribbees

Auhtor: Harry Collingwood

Language: english
Published: 1893

Genres:

pirate tales,  nautical,  adventure
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Review by Chandler, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Pirate Of The Caribbees':

... peered into it, endeavouring to pierce the veil of fog that formed its farther extremity, I suddenly became aware of a vague shape indistinctly perceptible ...
... before sunset, orders were given to throw the main-deck guns overboard, it became borne in upon me that matters were becoming mighty serious with us. With ...
... giving her a parting cheer as she vanished. The captain stood motionless until the swirl that marked her grave had disappeared, then he replaced his ...
... shapes of the vast pile of clouds that threateningly overhung us, but also their reflections in the oil-smooth water, the latter made visible by the ...
... to a great extent but when it came away out from the north-east, and I discovered that the schooner could fetch, upon an easy bowline, the spot ...
... was to be easily overcome,-and upon it I forthwith proceeded to prick off, as accurately as the data in my possession would permit, first, the ...
... the summons, and was greatly rejoiced to find that both of my patients were much stronger, and wonderfully the better in every way for their long ...
... reported that the brigantine was filling away and in another minute or two she turned her stern to us, rigged out her studding-sail booms, and went ...
... it.. New gang of rigging fore and aft-new bulwarks, six feet high, fitted with hammock rail, etcetera, complete-deck strengthened by doubling the ...
... in time to save the schooner from broaching-to. Anyone hurt there, for'ard. I shouted for I saw two or three men stooping as though to help someone. Yes, ...
... at me with a drunken look of preternatural smartness. Then, said I, go and get somebody to pump cold water upon your head until you are sober, after ...
... hands. We now proceeded to make a leisurely inspection of the place, with the result that we discovered it to be quite a miniature dockyard, with ...
... to salvage for her. However, unfortunate as was the existing state of affairs, it was of course vastly better than that of a few hours before, and ...
... upon me-drove away. . Chapter Thirteen. In The Power Of The Enemy.CHAPTER THIRTEEN. IN THE POWER OF THE ENEMY. Our drive was a most unpleasant ...
... dilemma in which I found myself involved and after giving the whole matter my most careful attention, I came to the conclusion that my simplest ...
... the surface of the ocean, and it will perhaps convey-at all events to those who have used the sea-some idea of the intensity of the darkness when ...
... launched, had received no further wetting-and proceeded to make such a meal as I could, washing it down with a sparing draught of wine. But although ...
... without more ado and I have often wondered why I did not do so it was certainly not the fear of death that prevented me. As the day wore on my ...
... thing has happened. When I went below just now to call Francois I was unable to make him hear, although I called several times and knocked ever so hard ...
... brig had dropped some six miles to leeward during the fight, and her crew had made the best of the opportunity by endeavouring to get some jury-spars ...