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The West Indies and the Spanish Main
I am beginning to write this book on board the brig , trading between Kingston, in Jamaica, and Cien Fuegos, on the southern coast of Cuba. At the present moment there is not a puff of wind, neither land breeze nor sea breeze; the sails are flapping idly against the masts; there is not motion enough to give us the command of the rudder; the tropical sun is shining through upon my head into the miserable hole which they have deluded me into thinking was a cabin. The marine peoplethe captain and his satellitesare bound to provide me; and all that they have provided is yams, salt pork, biscuit, and bad coffee. I should be starved but for the small hamwould that it had been a large onewhich I thoughtfully purchased in Kingston; and had not a kind medical friend, as he grasped me by the hand at Port Royal, stuffed a box of sardines into my pocket. He suggested two boxes. Would that I had taken them! ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 55100
Author: Trollope, Anthony
Release Date: Jul 15, 2017
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