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The Travels of an Unofficial Attache: Described in Simple Narrative, for His ...
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Frank Bestow Wiborg
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Page 16 - ... the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children, even to the third and fourth generation.
Page 177 - ... city. Moreover, the larger vessels of the fleet could not approach within a dozen miles of the city, on account of shallow water. But the lower bay offered a charming resting-place for the fleet, with the additional attraction of plenty of fish and oysters, and an occasional chance to forage on shore. It was the good fortune of the writer to be assigned to duty on the flag-ship, and his story will necessarily be chiefly of his own personal observations and experiences. On the afternoon of the...