I certainly did not think he had taken a watch ; but I did not relinquish the idea that
he , in a glamorous , romantic way , had been a pirate . Rooksby had certainly
hinted as much in his irritation . He lost none of his romantic charm in my eyes .
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 T H ERE was a lad called
Pirates ! " Was Carlos really a pirate , or Castro , his humble friend ? It was vile of
me to suspect Carlos . A couple of men , meeting by the scuttle , began to talk
loudly , every word coming plainly to my ears in the stillness of my misery , and
Your uncle the pirate ! ” I cried , and was amazed at my own words . Tomas
Castro sprang up , and placed his rough , hot ... It is a nest of pirates . " Castro
crept towards me again on the points of his toes . " Senor Don Juan Kemp , child
of the ...
Naturally enough , we had talked of the mysterious town in which the pirates
were supposed to have their headquarters . " I know no more than others , "
Ramon said , " save , senor , that I lose much more because my dealings are
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