He is very rich ; a Grand d'Espagne ... everything ; but he is now very old , and has left Havana to die in his palace in his own town .
But I do not even know whether those who take my goods are pirates , as you English say , or Mexican privateers , as the Havana authorities say .
You yourself , seņor , or the excellent Mr. Topnambo , if you desired to know what ships in a month's time are likely to be sailing for Havana , for New ...
Or you can take a trip with me to Havana till it blows over . My old woman's on board . ” His face fell . But there , you'll get round her .
We had not really captured the pirates ; they had been handed over . to the admiral by the Havana authorities — as an international courtesy I suppose ...
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