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The Sea Witch Maturin Murray Ballou

The Sea Witch

Maturin Murray Ballou

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ISBN : 9781606640449
Paperback
124 pages
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The ship lives up to her name -- bewitching all those wave-seasoned souls who set eyes upon her: for she is long and sharp, with graceful concave lines and a flattened keel to give her buoyancy and safety over shoals. The Sea Witch proves soMoreThe ship lives up to her name -- bewitching all those wave-seasoned souls who set eyes upon her: for she is long and sharp, with graceful concave lines and a flattened keel to give her buoyancy and safety over shoals. The Sea Witch proves so capable she even survives a storm that wrecks another -- and her crew manages to rescue many from that beleaguered ship. We have not even asked you, Captain Ratlin, what trade you are in, says the rescued mother of the beautiful Miss Huntington, who sits alongside the young commander on the quarter-deck, beneath an awning rigged for their comfort.Ahem madam hesitated the Sea Witchs young captain, Will Ratlin. We are -- that is, yes . . . we are on a trading voyage to the coast -- just at the present time Captivated by the girl though the captain is, there is business afoot he hesitates to admit -- even as they are arriving at their destination . . . off the coast of Africa, here during the height of the slave trade