The Americans In The South Seas

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Author: Louis Becke
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,860 / 18 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.5
LoC Category: PS
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Added to site: 2008.04.06
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Genre: Short Story

From The Tapu Of Banderah and Other Stories.

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others, and that his ships beat every one else's in everything appertaining to the sea, that this fact of how thoroughly the Americans beat us in the great whaling industry is never remembered. And whaling was and is now a branch of sea service that needs men to successfully work in it, for it cannot be profitably pursued with the human paint-scrubbers who to-day make up such a large section of our mercantile marine; and the success of the American whaling seamen may supply a clue to the Nelson-like fashion in which American men-of-warsmen tackle the serious business of the American Navy.


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