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Harper's Young People, May 17, 1881

An Illustrated Weekly

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,462 / 2114 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.4
Downloads: 260
Added to site: 2014.12.15
mnybks.net#: 31878
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colored men were strong and amiable, and they lifted out the mast with perfect ease, and refused any payment. Laying the mast along the deck, the boys went on board the <i>Ghost</i>, and getting out the oars, rowed her a little way up the creek, and made her fast for the night by carrying the anchor ashore and planting it in a field.</p>

<p>"Now, boys, we'll have supper," exclaimed Charley.</p>

<p>"Who's going to cook?" asked Tom. "On the last cruise we took turns cooking, just as we did about going for the milk and getting fire-wood."</p>

<p>"By-the-bye, I don't see any fire-wood around here," said Joe, "and I don't see any chance of getting any milk."</p>

<p>"If the Captain's willing, I'll do the cooking to-night, and get my own fire-wood," said Harry. "We've got some condensed milk, and we can get along well enough with that."</p>

<p>"When anybody voluntee

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