The Lonely Island

The Refuge of the Mutineers

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Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,995 / 260 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 973
Added to site: 2007.06.08
mnybks.net#: 17253
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nautical
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t his doubts were cleared away, if not solved, by the abrupt entrance of Christian, who went to the arm-chest just opposite Adams's hammock and began to distribute arms to all the men who came for them. Seeing this, and fearing to be left on the weaker side, Adams rose, armed himself with a cutlass, and went on deck.

The morning of the 28th of April was now beginning to dawn. Before that the greater part of the ship's company had been gained over and armed; yet all this was done so quietly and with such firmness that the remainder of the crew were ignorant of what was going on. No doubt a few who might have given the alarm were afraid to do so. Among those who were asleep was one deserving of special notice, namely, Peter Heywood, a midshipman who was true as steel at heart, but whose extreme youth and inexperience, coupled with the surprise and alarm of being awakened to witness scenes of violence, produced a condition of inaction which resulted in his being left, and afterwards classed, with the muti

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