The Pirate, and the Three Cutters

The Pirate, and the Three Cutters

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Excerpt: ... to remain above, and occasionally look out to discover their motions. Diego, and one or two more, remained with him; the other men were kept below, that they might be out of danger. 'Holy Francis! but this has been a dreadful night, senor! How many hours until daylight?' said Diego. 'Two hours at least, I should think, ' replied Francisco; 'but the affair will be decided before that.' 'The saints protect us! See, senor, are they not coming?' Francisco looked through the gloom, in the direction of the out-buildings, and perceived a group of men advancing. A few moments and he could clearly make them out. 'Yes, truly, Diego; and they have made ladders, which they are carrying. They intend to storm the windows. Call them up; and now we must fight hard indeed.' The Spaniards hastened up and filled the room above, which had three windows in the front, looking towards the river, and which had been sheltered by the veranda. Pg 121 'Shall we fire now, senor?' 'Noshow more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 185.42 x 241.3 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236705149
  • 9781236705143