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Wed Apr 05 04:07:56 2017 1 The Project Gutenberg EBook of Roger Willoughby, by William H.
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Kingston This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
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Kingston Illustrator: Arch Webb Release Date: May 15, 2007 [EBook #21484] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK ROGER WILLOUGHBY *** Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England Roger Willoughby, A Story of the Times of Benbow, by W.H.G.
Kingston. ________________________________________________________________________ Sadly, this was the last book Kingston wrote.
He was diagnosed with a rapid fatal illness while he was writing it, and he used the opportunity of bidding his young readers farewell in the Preface. There is a lot of action in the book, from encounters with the Barbary Pirates in what is now called Morocco, to military goings-on in Somerset and Dorset, to trials by Jeffreys, the Chief Justice (or Injustice might be a better name).
It’s just a little bit confusing! An example of how confusing is that there’s a ship called Benbow, and a couple of chaps of that name as well.
We have tried to sort out some inconsistencies in spelling, for example Axminster and Axeminster, Tregellen and Treleggen, but I think few of us would do any better if we were trying to finish a book in the few remaining days of our life. It’s not a long book, and not a short one, either. read aloud. About ten hours to ________________________________________________________________________ ROGER WILLOUGHBY, A STORY OF THE TIMES OF BENBOW, BY W.H.G.
KINGSTON. CHAPTER ONE. -Hillo, Roger! glad to find you at last.
I have been hunting up and down along the cliffs for the last hour or more, till I began to f...





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