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The history of the bucaniers of America containing, i. The exploits and ...
Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin
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ambuscade anchor Arica arms arrived ashore assault bark boats bucaniers called canoes cape captain Morgan captain Sawkins captain Sharp carried castle Chagre CHAP coast commanded companions Cuba Curasao defend enemy English escaped fear fight fire fleet forced four French gave Gibraltar governor Guayaquil guns Havanna Hereupon Hispaniola houses Indians inhabitants island isle Jamaica killed land latitude leagues likewise Lolonois maiz Maracaibo morning negroes niards nigh night Paita palisadoes Panama perceiving pieces of eight Pierre le Grand pirates plate port prisoners provisions Puerto Bello ransom resolved rest riches river sall sarther Savona sent set sail shew ship shore side slaves soon Spain Spaniards Spanish taken thence thereabouts thereof things told took Tortuga town trees vessel victuals villages voyage wherein wild wild boars wind withal woods wounded
Pagina 182 - and eat it, helping it down with frequent gulps of water, which, by good fortune, they had at hand. The fifth day about noon they came to a place called Barbacoa: here they found traces of another
Pagina 188 - and drums beat, in token of this alacrity of their minds : thus they pitched their camp for that night, with general content of the whole army, waiting with impatience for the morning, when they intended to attack the city. This evening appeared
Pagina 192 - towards the city, plighting their oaths to one another, that they would fight till not a man. was left alive. With this courage they re-commenced their march, either to conquer or be conquered, carrying with them all the
Pagina 160 - and were unfortunate in all their attempts. Being arrived at Savona, they found not captain Morgan there, nor any of their companions, nor had they the fortune to find a letter which captain Morgan at his departure left behind him in a place where in all probability they would meet with it. Thus, not knowing what
Pagina 122 - and delays, expecting to be relieved by him in a Short time, when he would certainly come to their aid.' Upon this intelligence captain Morgan immediately ordered all their plunder to be carried aboard; and withal, he told the Spaniards, that the very next day they
Pagina 122 - within 15 days;' which captain Morgan granted. But not long after, there came into the town feven or eight pirates who had been ranging in the woods and fields, and got considerable booty.