Torrey's Narrative

Torrey's Narrative

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"[...] We were called at daylight; repaired to the boat, and made preparations to leave. The absence of Mr. Harris could not be accounted for until he returned, having as many lobsters as he could carry; being asked where he got them, he replied, out of a schooner which lay near; ordered all possible despatch to be made in clearing away; gathered together the stones used as ballast, and of them forming a hearth, we built a fire, and cooked our lobsters for breakfast. Arrived at East Haddam about noon; stopped at the public house; passed the afternoon very finely about the village. There were quite a number of people waiting at the hotel for the boat, to take passage for New York. The boat, in consequence of the before mentioned foundering on the bar, had put back to H-- for repairs. During the evening, conversation turned upon business topics; and each, in turn, [...]."
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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.4mm | 303.91g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507566379
  • 9781507566374