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The Wild Geese

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,704 / 280 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 955
Added to site: 2009.06.12
mnybks.net#: 24411
Origin: gutenberg.org

An Eighteenth century Irish romance on land and sea during the time of George I.

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e he was of necessity a Protestant, have been as helpless--unless he brought the garrison of Tralee at his back--as a churchwarden in a Synod of Cardinals. The skipper hesitated, and while he hesitated the hatches were off, and the Sullivans swarmed down like monkeys. Before the sloop could be made fast, the smaller kegs were being tossed up, and passed over the side, a line was formed on land, and the cargo, which had last seen the sun on the banks of the Garonne, was swiftly vanishing in the maw of the stone house on the shore.

The skipper's rage was great, but he could only swear, and O'Sullivan Og, the man in the frieze coat, who bore him an old grudge, grinned in mockery. "For better custody, Captain!" he said. "For better custody! Under my roof, bien! And when you will to go again there will be the dues to be paid, the little dues over which we quarrelled last time! And all will be rendered to a stave!"

"You villain!" the Captain muttered under his breath. "I understand!" Turning-

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