Washed Ashore

The Tower of Stormount Bay

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,354 / 139 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 711
Added to site: 2007.11.07
mnybks.net#: 18936
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nautical
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ny he had written had not reached them. The last letter they received was dated from a port on the coast of Peru. The ship was about to sail among some of the wide-scattered islands of the Pacific, whose then still savage inhabitants were said to be addicted to the worst vices which disgrace humanity. In vain they waited for another letter--none came. Hope deferred maketh the heart sick. Still they hoped, and hoped on, that tidings would come some day or other.

At length rumours arrived that Captain Summers' ship, the Truelove, with all hands, had been lost on a coral reef. Captain Askew would not allow himself to believe the report, and he took a journey to London to ascertain its truth. "God's will be done, dear wife," he said when he came back. "He that gave has taken our child away." Many a pious parent has repeated the same words, yet with anguish of heart. Still they went on hoping against hope. However, at length it became too certain that the Truelove had been lost, and that n

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