Manuel Pereira

or, The Sovereign Rule of South Carolina, with Views of Southern Laws, Life, and Hospitality.

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Author: Francis Colburn Adams (Pheleg Van Trusedale)
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,481 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.9
LoC Categories: CT, PS
Downloads: 1,243
Added to site: 2010.01.12
mnybks.net#: 26279
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Biography
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t's a sure sign. And then I'd a dream, which is as sure as a mainstay--never deceives me. I can depend on its presentiment. I have dreamed it several times, and we always had an awful passage. Twice we come within a bobstay of all goin' to Old Davy's store-house. I once escaped it, after I'd had my mysterious dream; but then I made the cook throw the cat overboard just after we left port, and 'twas all that saved us."

Thus saying, he went forward to serve a topgallant-stay that was stretched across the forecastle-hatch from the cat-heads, and had just been spliced by the men, followed by an old-fashioned sea-urchin, a miniature of the tar, with a mallet in his hand. The captain, although a firm, intelligent man, and little given to such notions of fate as are generally entertained by sailors, who never shake off the spiritual imaginings of the forecastle, displayed some discomfiture of mind at the strong character of the mate's misgivings. He knew him to be a good sailor, firm in his duty, and unmoved

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