A historical novel of the seminole resistance led by Osceola. One of Mayne Reid's most prominent novels in this genre.
THE TWO JAKES.
Every plantation has its "bad fellow"--often more than one, but always one who holds pre-eminence in evil. "Yellow Jake" was the fiend of ours.
He was a young mulatto, in person not ill-looking, but of sullen habit and morose disposition. On occasions he had shewn himself capable of fierce resentment and cruelty.
Instances of such character are more common among mulattoes than negroes. Pride of colour on the part of the yellow man--confidence in a higher organism, both intellectual and physical, and consequently a keener sense of the injustice of his degraded position, explain this psychological difference.
As for the pure negro, he rarely enacts the unfeeling savage. In the drama of human life, he is the victim, not the villain. No matter where lies the scene--in his
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