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A Modern Corsair: A Story of the Levant (Classic Reprint)
Richard Henry Savage
No preview available - 2018
Agathe Mitis Agathe the Serpent agent Alessandro Cornaro Apollo barges bill of lading blue boat cafe Captain Dimitri Nicolo Captain Drage Captain Enos Drage cargo Caspari Christakis Conqueror Constantinople Corvini crew cried Vinton dare deck dispatch door Dragoman Emile Bouclair English Ernest Schnorr Eros Euryanthe eyes face fellow Fitzgerald flag French Consul gazed Gravesend Greek guard Halim Pasha hand heart hour Howard Vinton Jack Master Jack Masterson John Higginbotham Komanos and Company laughed launch Lennep Lily Arnot Lloyds London Malta Mary Horton Miss Lavinia morning mused night Odessa officers old Shun Lee once ready Russian sail Sandy McGregor scoundrels secret Sergeant Foley ship shore Smyrna soon Southsea Stamboul steam steamer stern strange Taganrog telegram telegraph tell There's thousand pounds to-morrow tramp Trieste Turkish Turks vessel voyage wait watch whispered whole woman yacht Zotoff
Page 248 - We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed, And smoothed down his lonely pillow, That the foe and the stranger would tread o'er his head, And we far away on the billow ! Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But little hell reck if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him...
Page 193 - imitation cargo' is also used by Polish Jews and fraudulent bankrupt dealers, who sometimes cover the imposing stuff with a heavy fire insurance, and then it strangely disappears in well-managed flames!
Page 252 - Orient will chase out, for the Turk has always been strangely tolerant of the inoffensive Jews, probably because they are not armsbearers. And there are very many worthy Israelites here!
Page 195 - Kosher" cooking, and sharp bargains, smuggled diamonds, stray jewels, shady notes and stolen bonds often changed hands here under the eyes of the portly Rebecca, who was both sly and "Kosher," as regarded her own underhand trade.