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Admiral Rowley ' s , ” it continued . Then it rumbled out some remarks about “
pirates , vermin , coast of Cuba . ” Carlos came to the side , and looked after the
man - ofwar in the distance . “ You could help us , " I heard him mutter .
I caught only tl “ the admiral was an old fool - no good for this j He ' s found out
the name of the place the pirates co from - Rio Medio . That ' s the place , only he
can ' t in at it with his three - deckers . You saw his flagship Rio Medio was the ...
What should I know of that town ? There are doubtless good men there and very
wicked , as in other towns . Who knows ? Your worship must ask the boats ' crews
that the admiral has sent to burn the town . They will be back very soon now .
What can Spain do , ” said Ramon bitterly , “ when even your Admiral Rowley ,
with his great ships , cannot rid the sea of them ? ” He lowered his voice . “ I tell
you , young seņor , that England will lose this Island of Jamaica over this
The Government had sent out one of Nelson ? captains , Admiral Rowley , a
good fighting man ; when it came to clearing the Gulf of Mexico , he about as
useless as a prize - fighter trying to clear a s of rats . I don ' t suppose El Demonio
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