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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 hunks
just returned from West Indies, who asks the time at the door of a shipping agent.
... ready to pay his men their seven shillings a head for the run. Ralph
remembered, too — or I remembered for him — that he had estates and an agent
in Jamaica, and he turned into the big inn at the junction of the London road to
write a letter ...
... 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, PART FIRST 29.
Jamaica and a planter's life were not fit for me. I had not then spoken very loudly,
or had not made my meaning very clear. I felt a great desire to find Macdonald,
and a simple life that I could understand. "I am not going with you," I said, very ...
... was understood to be going to make an energetic attempt upon the pirates who
still infested the Gulf of Mexico and nearly ruined the Jamaica trade of those days
. Naturally enough, we had talked of the mysterious town in which the pirates ...
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