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Identifier: piratethreecutte00marr
Title: The pirate, and The three cutters
Year: 1861 (1860s)
Authors: Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848 Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867, ill
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Publisher: London : Bohn
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ready continued she, bridling up, as she rose from her chair. At all events, I can hear the remainder of iton deck, replied Mrs Lascelles. The ladies roseand went into the cabin, Cecilia and Mrs Lascellesexchanging very significant smiles as they followedthe precise spinster, who did not choose that MrsLascelles should take the lead merely because shehad once happened to have been married. Thegentlemen also broke up, and went on deck. We have a nice breeze now, my lord, ob-served Mr Stewart, who had remained on deck, and we lie right up Channel. So much the better, rej)lied his lordship; we ought to have been anchored at Cowes a weekago. They will all be there before us. Tell Mr Simpson to bring me a light for mycigar, said Mr Ossulton to one of the men. Mr Stewart went down to his dinner; theladies and the coffee came on deck; the breezewas fine, the weather (it was April) almost warm ;and the yacht, whose name was the Arrow,assisted by the tide, soon left the Mewstone farastern. ,t

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CHAPTER II. CUTTER THE SECOXD. Reader, have you ever been at Portsmouth ?If you have, you must have been delighted withthe view from the saluting battery; and if youhave not, you had better go there as soon as youcan. From the saluting battery jon may look upthe harbour, and see much of what I have de-scribed at Plymouth : the scenery is different; butsimilar arsenals and dock-yards, and an equal por-tion of our stupendous na\y, are to be found there.And you will see Gosport on the other side of theharbour, and Sallj^port close to you; besides agreat many other places, which, from the salutingbattery, you cannot see. And then there is South-sea Beach to your left. Before you, Spithead,with the men-of-war, and the Motherbank, crowdedwith merchant vessels ;—and there is the buoywhere the Royal George was wrecked, and where 274 THE THREE CUTTERS. she still lies, tlie fish swimming in and out of hercabin windows: but that is not all; you can alsosee the Isle of Wight, — E^yde, with it


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