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The Thorogood Family

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Language: English
Wordcount: 23,149 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 741
Added to site: 2007.11.07 18907

ffs, which had sent up rocket-signals of distress on that same dismal night?

When our Coastguardsman with the black beard reached the scene, he found, as he had expected, that his comrades of the Coastguard had not been idle. They had brought down the famous rocket apparatus, with which so many lives are saved every year on our stormy shores.

The wreck was in a very different position from that in the bay. Instead of being far away from shore, among rolling billows that raged over the flat sands, this vessel, a brig, lay hard and fast among the rocks, not a hundred yards from the foot of the cliffs. Against these frowning cliffs the wild waves thundered as if they wished to beat them down. Failing in that, they fell back and seemed to go mad with disappointment; leaping, hissing, and whirling among the rocks on which the brig had been cast. The brig was so near, that the men on shore could see the forms of her crew as they clung to the rigging, frantically waving their arms and sending up shriek

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
Leah A. Zeldes

Plotless piece about a family of very brave, very worthy, very dull Christians. They start out good, they do good, they end good, they emigrate to America. End of story



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