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Madame Delphine

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Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,610 / 68 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,229
Added to site: 2006.11.03 15138

The business became unprofitable for a time until the enterprising Lafittes--thinkers--bethought them of a corrective--"privateering."

Thereupon the United States Government set a price upon their heads. Later yet it became known that these outlawed pirates had been offered money and rank by Great Britain if they would join her standard, then hovering about the water-approaches to their native city, and that they had spurned the bribe; wherefore their heads were ruled out of the market, and, meeting and treating with Andrew Jackson, they were received as lovers of their country, and as compatriots fought in the battle of New Orleans at the head of their fearless men, and--here tradition takes up the tale--were never seen afterward.

Capitaine Lemaitre was not among the killed or wounded, but he was among the missing.



The roundest and happiest-looking priest in the city of New Orleans was



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