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The White Blackbird

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Author: Hudson Douglas
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 102,170 / 296 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.5
Downloads: 3,041
Added to site: 2012.04.02
mnybks.net#: 31398
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e's nothing to forgive, lass," he asserted stolidly, and, looking away again as though her appealing regard had hurt him, was taken with a gulping in the throat.

Two or three of the mutineers had begun to knock loose the wedges securing the tarpaulin cover of the after-hatch, through which alone access to the ship's magazine was to be had.

"There's no use in trying to stop them at that," he said, as if to himself. "It's only a matter of minutes now, I suppose. And--"

"Dutch courage is cheap enough," said a contemptuous, sneering voice in the background, and the sound of shuffling footsteps succeeded it. The men on the main-deck were gazing past him, handling their rifles, muttering hoarsely, moving to get more elbow-room. The girl beside him had turned at the words, but he kept his eyes steadfastly on the foremost of the fermenting, murderous rabble below.

CHAPTER II

"DUTCH COURAGE"

Captain Dove had come up on deck, and was

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