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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1905. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVI ISRAEL HAXDS The wind, serving us to a desire, now hauled into the west. We could run so much the easier from the north-east corner of the island to the mouth of the North Inlet. Only, as we had no power to anchor, and dared not beach her till the tide had flowed a good deal farther, time hung on our hands. The coxswain told me how to lay the ship to; after a good many trials I succeeded, and we both sat in silence, over another meal. Cap'n, said he, at length, with that same uncomfortable smile, here's my old shipmate, O'Brien; s'pose you was to heave him overboard. I ain't partic'lar as a rule, and I don't take no blame for settling his hash; but I don't reckon him ornamental, now, do you? I'm not strong enough, and I don't like the job; and there he lies, for me, said I. This here's an unlucky ship--this Hispaniola, Jim, he went on, blinking. There's a power of men been killed in this Hispaniola--a sight o' poor seamen dead and gone since you and me took ship to Bristol. I never seen DEGREESich dirty luck, not I. There was this here O'Brien, now--he's dead, ain't he? Well, now, I'm no scholar, and you're a lad as can read and figure; and to put it straight, do you take it as a dead man is dead for good, or do he come alive again? You can kill the body, Mr. Hands, but not the spirit; you must know that already, I replied. O'Brien there is in another world, and maybe watching us. Ah f says he. Well, that's unfort'nate--appears as if killing parties was a waste of time. Howsomever, sperrits don't reckon for much, by what I've seen. I'll chance it with the sperrits, Jim. And now, you've spoke up free, and I'll take it kind if you'd step down into that there cabin and get me a--well, a--shiver my timbers I can't hit the name on't; well, you get me a bottle of...

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Stevenson, Robert Louis
Perfection Learning
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Tim, Hamilton
Tim, Hamilton
Adventure and adventurers
Cartoons and comics
Action & Adventure - General
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Men's Adventure
Children s-Adventure Stories
Puffin Graphics
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