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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: The Pirate of the Mediterranean A Tale of the Sea Author: W.H.G.
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Tilney Release Date: May 9, 2007 [EBook #21403] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE PIRATE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN *** Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England The Pirate of the Mediterranean, a Tale of the Sea, by W.H.G.
Kingston. ________________________________________________________________________ A long book--nineteen hours--full of adventure and tense situations.
I was a bit disappointed to find that the Pirate was a Greek who preyed mostly upon Italian, Greek and Turkish vessels in the Eastern Mediterranean, because I had hoped that Kingston would address himself to the problem in the previous century, where Barbary and Algerine pirates were harrying European craft, taking their passengers prisoner as slaves, whom they used to carry out the building works of their cities. Nevertheless, it is another admirable book from the pen of a great author, and I recommend it to you. ________________________________________________________________________ THE PIRATE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN, A TALE OF THE SEA, BY W.H.G.
KINGSTON. CHAPTER ONE. Malta, which I have selected as the opening scene of the following story, is, from its historical recollections, its fine climate, and brilliant skies, a very interesting spot; although, for such beauty as its scenery possesses, it must be acknowledged that it is indebted very much more to art than to nature.
Notwithstanding, however, the noise it has made in the world, and will, I suspect, should we ever be driven into a war with ou...





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