Masters Of Men; A Romance Of The New Navy by Morgan RobertsonMasters Of Men; A Romance Of The New Navy by Morgan Robertson

Masters Of Men; A Romance Of The New Navy

byMorgan Robertson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... BOOK III BARBARISM CHAPTER XXV "TTEY, below, there! Hey, below! What's JL-L the matter? Hey? Heave out--heave out. Out on deck wi' ye!" Dick heard dimly, groaned from the pain in his head and joints, and rolling over, went to sleep again. It was perhaps not a minute, but it seemed to him hours later when a hard fist knuckled his throat and he felt himself being dragged forcibly outward and downward to a bone-wrenchine collapse on the floor. Then again he heard the angry, strident voice:--"Get out on deck to yer work, ye bloody. Out wi' ye, or I'll make ye wish ye're in h--1." "What is it--what's up? " he asked brokenly, as he looked up at a figure standing over him in the flickering light of a flare lamp. Around him were bunks, and on the stanchions between them hung oilskins, coats, and clothes bags. From the open door at the end of the apartment the cold wind of a bleak morning came in, chilly and damp. "Get out o' this and clap on to them flyin'-jib hal'ards," bellowed the man above him. "Quick, or I'll lift ye." Dick was not quick, either in his movements or in his mental processes; his head was aching and his brain reeling from the effects of the drug, and even the fall to the floor had not thoroughly awakened him; so he was "lifted "--a few inches, at least--and rolled a foot nearer the door by the impact of a heavy boot; but it was a rubber boot, and no bones were broken. Arising unsteadily, he yielded to the pushes and punches of the other and staggered through the door to the deck without, where, to the music of flapping canvas, whistling wind, and their own discordant calls, men were setting the flying jib. "Get a holt o' them halyards," came the voice of authority in his ear, followed by a blow that launched him nearly headlong into the group o...

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Title:Masters Of Men; A Romance Of The New NavyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217511732

ISBN - 13:9780217511735

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