Sailor's Knots

March 1, 2004|
Sailor's Knots by William Wymark Jacobs


"Sailormen ain't wot you might call dandyfied as a rule," said the night-watchman, who had just had a passage of arms with a lighterman and been advised to let somebody else wash him and make a good job of it; "they've got too much sense. They leave dressing up and making eyesores of theirselves to men wot 'ave never smelt salt water; men wot drift up and down the river in lighters and get in everybody's way." He glanced fiercely at the retreating figure of the lighterman, and, turning a deaf ear to a request for a lock of his hair to patch a favorite doormat with, resumed with much vigor his task of sweeping up the litter.

Title:Sailor's Knots
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:9 X 6 X 0.41 in
Shipping dimensions:9 X 6 X 0.41 in
Published:March 1, 2004
Publisher:Wildside Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780809594061

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