Tom Willoughby's Scouts

Tom Willoughby's Scouts

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"[...]Wahehe, and all ze ozers--zey shall become Germans--black Germans, but ze colour, vat is it? It is of ze skin; I speak of ze soul, sir." At this moment there was a great hubbub on the lower deck forward, where a motley assortment of natives and Indian traders was located. The captain hurried away; the planters left their cards and flocked to see what was happening. Tom followed them. Looking over the rail, he saw a young negro being dragged along by two petty officers, who cuffed and kicked him between their shouts of abuse. They hauled him on until they stood below the captain, and then explained in German that they had found him hidden among some bales of cargo: he had not paid his passage and had no money. "Throw him overboard," cried the captain. The planters laughed. "Only a stowaway," said one, and their curiosity being satisfied, they went[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507532075
  • 9781507532072

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