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The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (Paperback): Olaudah Equiano
The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (Paperback): Olaudah Equiano

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1837. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. The author embarks on board a ship boa ad for Cadiz--Is near being ship-wrecked--Goes to Malaga--Remarkable fine cathedral there--The author disputes with a popish priest--Picking up eleven miserable men at sea in returning to England--Engages again with Doctor Irving to accompany him to Jamaica and the Musquito Shore--Meets with an Indian Prince on board--The author attempts to instruct him in the truths of the Gospel-- Frustrated by the bad example of some in the ship--They arrive on the Musquito Shore with some slaves they purchased at Jamaica, and begin to cultivate a plantation--Some account of the manners and customs of the Musquito Indians--successful device of the author's to quell a riot among them--Curious entertainment given by them to Doctor Irving and the author, who leaves the shore and goes to Jamaica--Is barbarously treated by a man with whom he engaged for his passage--Escapes and goes to the Musquito admiral, who treats him kindly--He gets another vessel and goes on board--Instances of bad treatment--Meets Dr. Irving--Gets to Jamaica--Is cheated by his captain--Leaves the Doctor and goes for England. When our ship was got ready for sea again, I was entreated by the captain to go in her once more; but as I felt myself now as happy as I could wish to be in this life, I for some time refused; however, the advice of my friends at last prevailed; and, in full resignation to the will of God, I again embarked for Cadiz, in March, 1775. We had a very good passage, without any material accident, until we arrived off the Bay of Cadiz, when one Sunday, just as we were going into the harbor, the ship struck against a rock and knocked off a garboard plank, which is the next to the keel. In an instant all hands were in the greatest confusion, and...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Olaudah Equiano
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-02111-4
Barcode: 9781150021114
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-02111-X

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