"[...]forgetting how soon time would kill them in return, and they would have to sum up the account of how they had spent their days on earth. In the lower deck there were soldiers with their wives and children, and seamen, some sleeping out their watch below, and others mending their clothes, while a few were reading-a very few, I fear, such books as were calculated to afford them much instruction. Below, again, in the dark recesses of the hold, there were seamen with lanterns getting up stores and provisions of various sorts. In one place were seen three men-it was the gunner and his two mates. They had carefully-closed lanterns and list shoes on their feet. They were visiting the[...]."
- Paperback | 274 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 394.62g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations