The wrinkles that surrounded that mouth were innumerable, and each wrinkle was a distinct and separate smile; so that, whether pursing or expanding, it was at all times rippling with an expression of tender benignity
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The Pirate City-by RM Ballantyne. Chapter one. Opens the tale. This little old lady plays no part in our tale; nevertheless she meritspassing introduction as being the grandmother of our hero, a Sicilianyouth of nineteen, who, at the time we write of, sat on a stool at herfeet engaged in earnest conversation.
Читай онлайн книгу The Pirate City: An Algerine Tale на сайте или через приложение ЛитРес Читай. Unfolds a Little of the Tale. Another and a very different vessel chanced to be floating in those seas at the time the Sicilian trader set sail.
Not long afterwards the grey light of day began to tip the domes andminarets of the pirate city, and with it began the soft hum of a Mohammedans are early risers, and even pirates deemed itconsistent with their calling to commence the day with formal-not tosay.
Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825-1894), A Short Biography, with acknowledgements to Chambers Biographical .
Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825-1894), A Short Biography, with acknowledgements to Chambers Biographical Dictionary. Scottish author of boys' books, born in Edinburgh, a nephew of James and John Ballantyne, the printers. These transcriptions of books by various nineteenth century authors of instructive books for teenagers, were made during the period 1997 to the present day by Athelstane e-Books. Most of the books are concerned with the sea, but in any case all will give a good idea of life in the nineteenth century. This of course includes attitudes prevalent at the time, but frowned upon nowadays.
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Chapter One. Shows the Light in which Consuls were Regarded by Pirates, and tells of a Cruel Separation and a Stunning Blow. Chapter Two. Reveals something Surprising in Regard to European Forbearance And Piratic Impudence. Introduces the Reader to the Pirate City, and to a Few of its Peculiarities and Practices.
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Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. The Ocean and its Wonders (1874). The Pirate City: An Algerine Tale (1874).
Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books Contents. The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast (1874). The Story of the Rock (1875).