Le Négrier, Vol. II

Aventures de mer

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Published: 1834
Language: French
Wordcount: 23,678 / 86 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 443
Added to site: 2006.02.09
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combien j'admirais ces extravagances. Je ne rêvais qu'au temps où je pourrais aussi, à mon tour, remplir toute une ville du bruit de mes excès. Je faisais de mon mieux déjà pour imiter la tournure et les manières de ces capitaines à la figure bronzée, aux gestes saccadés, qui, en petite veste ronde et en chapeau de cuir bouilli, se présentaient respectés et sans changer de ton, chez les premiers négocians comme chez le dernier cabaretier. Oh! combien ces hommes intrépides et simples, brusques et généreux, me semblaient supérieurs à tous ceux qu'ils enrichissaient et qui s'humiliaient devant eux avec leurs habits bien coquets, leurs gestes maniérés et leurs petites voix caressantes! Les corsaires seuls me paraissaient des hommes, tout le reste des femmelettes. Et l'on s'étonne encore que les marins aient une si bonne opinion d'eux et un si grand dédain pour la

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