Ned Garth

Made Prisoner in Africa. A Tale of the Slave Trade

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,074 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 785
Added to site: 2007.05.16
mnybks.net#: 16953
Origin: gutenberg.org
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time to time as he considered it necessary to increase its size, in order to afford sufficient accommodation to its inmates, and to obtain a spare room in which he could put up an old shipmate, or any other visitor to whom his hospitable feelings might prompt him to give an invitation. The original building had been a fisherman's cottage, to which he had added another story, with a broad verandah in front, while on either side wings had been attached, the upper portions composed of wood obtained from wrecks, the bulkheads serving as wainscoting to the rooms. Both from their size and the fittings they resembled the cabins of a small vessel, being warmed also by ship's stoves, with high flues, curiously topped, rising above the roof, exhibiting a variety of contrivances to prevent the smoke from beating down. The tar-bucket and paint-pot had been brought largely into requisition, the wood-work of the lower story being covered with a shining coat of black, while various colours adorned the walls both inside and

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