Paul Gerrard, the Cabin Boy

Paul Gerrard, the Cabin Boy

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Darkness had set in. The wind was blowing strong from the southwest, with a fine, wetting, penetrating rain, which even tarpaulins, or the thickest of Flushing coats, would scarcely resist. A heavy sea also was running, such as is often to be met with in the chops of the British Channel during the month of November, at which time of the year, in the latter part of the last century, a fine frigate was struggling with the elements, in a brave attempt to beat out into the open ocean. She was under close-reefed topsails; but even with this snug canvas she often heeled over to the blast, till her lee-ports were buried in the foaming waters.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514764334
  • 9781514764336

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