Little did the wretched man think, when they conducted him to a hut in the middle of their village and supplied him with meat and drink, that this was a preliminary ceremony to the terrible end they purposed to make of him. It is true he did not feel easy in his mind, for, despite this touch of hospitality, his captors regarded him with looks of undisguised hatred.

The Madman and the Pirate

Author: Robert M. Ballantyne

Title: The Madman and the Pirate

Series: n/a

First Published by: J. Nisbet & Co



Date: 1883




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