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The Corsair King

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Author: Mór Jókai
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,571 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: PH
Downloads: 2,854
Added to site: 2008.10.10
mnybks.net#: 22314
Origin: gutenberg.org

A swashbuckling pirate's adventure tale starring the famous Captain Barthelemy.

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man who fears for his life, hastily interposed.

"You see, gentlemen, you see the contemptuous face with which he receives your offer, you see how proudly, how scornfully he looks down upon you, as if it would be a disgrace to him to recognize such worthy men as judges. Oh, I will submit to your sentence, I have no desire to stand before wiser, more just or more distinguished judges. I will tell with my own lips everything of which I am accused."

"I forbid you to do so!" cried Rolls vehemently.

"There, you see for yourselves, gentlemen. He wants to command here still, here, where you are the rightful possessors. He will not even permit me to repeat the charge against me! Very natural! He knows that he, and not I, will be condemned. So listen, gentlemen, listen, for what I have to tell is an important matter; my crime is that we were bringing huge bars of silver--"

"Ho! ho! that begins well," shouted Asphlant, craning his neck to hear better.

"On the way a storm rose,

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