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That Castro, with his Cuba, is nothing but a blasted buccaneer . . and Carlos is no
better. They go to Liverpool for a passage to Jamaica, and see what comes of it!”
It seems that on Liverpool docks, in the owl-light, they fell in with an elderly ...
He had known the very spirit of romance, and now he was sailing gallantly out to
take up his inheritance from an uncle who was a great noble, owning the greater
part of one of the Intendencias of Cuba. “He is a very old man, I hear,” Carlos ...
... career, enhanced, also, the mystery. I asked him one day, “But why do you go
to Jamaica at all if you are bound for Cuba?” He looked at me, smiling a little
mournfully. “Ah, Juan PART FIRST 29.
The party who reign to-day do not love me, and they are masters in Cuba as in
Spain. But in his province my uncle rules alone. There I shall be safe.” He was
condescending to roll some cigarettes for Tomas, whose wooden hand
Then it rumbled out some remarks about “pirates, vermin, coast of Cuba.” Carlos
came to the side, and looked after the man-of-war in the distance. “You could
help us,” I heard him mutter. ... CHAPTER V HERE was a lad called Barnes, a 34
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