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The Cruise of the ''Thetis''

A Tale of the Cuban Insurrection

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Author: Harry Collingwood (William Joseph Cosens Lancaster)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 101,705 / 293 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,214
Added to site: 2007.04.15
mnybks.net#: 16584
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Nautical

The Thetis is a fast motor-cruiser. The story takes us to Cuba, and we visit various places in it (even Guantanamo!). There has been an insurrection there and our heroes get themselves involved.

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be the man--"

"Oh, nonsense, my dear fellow," interrupted Jack, "that won't do at all, you know!"

"Why not?" asked Montijo. "Is it because you don't care to interfere in Cuban affairs? I thought that perhaps, as you are obliged to take a longish holiday, with change of scene and interests, an outdoor life, and so on, you would rather enjoy the excitement--"

"Enjoy it?" echoed Singleton. "My dear fellow, `enjoy' is not the word, I should simply revel in it; all the more because my sympathies are wholly with the Cubans, while I--or rather my firm, have an old grudge against the Spaniards, who once played us a very dirty trick, of which, however, I need say nothing just now. No, it is not that; it is--"

"Well, what is it?" demanded Montijo, seeing that Jack paused hesitatingly.

"So near as I can put it," answered Jack, "it is this. Your father doesn't know me from Adam; and you only know as much as you learned of me during the time that we were together at Dulwich. How then ca

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