Tom Cringle's Log

Cover image for

Download


Author: Michael Scott
Published: 1833
Language: English
Wordcount: 232,864 / 651 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 511
mnybks.net#: 6187
Origin: gutenberg.org

An early travel novel, set in the West Indies.

Show Excerpt

whole of the little vessel forward being hid in a cloud.

I had been invited this day to dine with the Captain, Mr Splinter, the first lieutenant being also of the party; the cloth had been withdrawn, and we had all had a glass or two of wine a--piece, when the fog settled down so thickly, although it was not more than five o'clock in the afternoon, that the captain desired that the lamp might be lit. It was done, and I was remarking the contrast between the dull, dusky, brown light, or rather the palpable London fog that came through the skylight, and the bright yellow sparkle of the lamp, when the second lieutenant, Mr Treenail, came down the ladder.

"We have shoaled our water to five fathoms, sir--shells and stones.--Here, Wilson, bring in the lead."

The leadsman, in his pea--jacket and shag trowsers, with the raindrop hanging to his nose, and a large knot in his cheek from a junk of tobacco therein stowed, with pale, wet visage, and whiskers sparkling with moisture, while his long black hair hun

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Tom Cringle's Log by Michael Scott - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Moby Dick
by Herman Melville
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Shadow Line
by Joseph Conrad
Billy Budd
by Herman Melville
The After House
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Captain Blood
by Rafael Sabatini
Kidnapped
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.