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Page 41 - The rain was coming down in torrents and the thunder and lightning all together were almost driving us frantic, then, the bull!
Page vii - April, 18 — , and after what would be called a good passage, although we suffered greatly from sea-sickness, arrived at the island of St. Thomas, in the West Indies, where we were to change steamers, and take one down the Gulf of Mexico bound for Vera Cruz.