The Pilot. the Red Rover. the Two Admirals Volume 2

The Pilot. the Red Rover. the Two Admirals Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...the mutineer, too much of their own probable though more protracted fate, to be able to give vent to the horror they felt in words. For some time the elements were heard sighing a sort of hoarse requiem over their victim. "The pinnace has filled!" Wilder at length ventured to say, when he saw by the pallid features of his companions that it was useless to affect reserve any longer. "Their boat was frail, and loaded to the water's edge." "Think you all are lost?" observed Mrs. Wyllys, in a voice that scarcely amounted to a whisper. "All! not even a soul escaped?" "There is no hope for any! Gladly would I part with an arm for the assistance of the poorest of those misguided seamen, who have hurried on their evil fortune by their own disobedience and ignorance." "And of all the happy and thoughtless human beings who so lately left the harbor of Newport, we alone remain!" "There is not another; this boat, and its contents, are the sole memorials of the Royal Caroline!" "It was not within the ken of human knowledge to foresee this evil?" continued the governess, fastening her eye on the countenance of Wilder, as if she would ask a question which conscience told her, at the same time, betrayed a portion of that very superstition which had hastened the fate of the rude being they had so lately passed. "It was not." "And the danger to which you so often and so inexplicably alluded had no reference to this we have incurred?" "It had not." "It has gone with the change in our situation?" "I hope it has." "See!" interrupted Gertrude, laying her hand, in her haste, on the arm of Wilder. "Heaven be praised! yonder is...show more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 848g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236585569
  • 9781236585561