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The Brothers-In-Law: A Tale Of The Equatorial Islands; and The Brass Gun Of The Buccaneers

written by "Becke, Louis, 1855-1913"
...together so that they might hear from Simi the story of the shame put upon his wife's sister and upon himself and his house. As the people gathered around the moniep{**} and the head men sat down i... read more

"Chinkie's Flat"

written by "Becke, Louis, 1855-1913"
... had been christened Julia, and called "Judy" for thirty-two years of her life) set her thin lips and then replied acidly— "It's all very well for you to talk, but whenever I did have a ... read more

The Ebbing Of The Tide
South Sea Stories - 1896

written by "Becke, Louis, 1855-1913" from his overcoat he bent his head and struck a light. Ere he raised it the white-haired man had sprung upon him like a tiger, and seized his throat in his brawny hands. For a minute or so ... read more


written by "Becke, Louis, 1855-1913"
...s far as I know, though I've heard that there were a few there about twenty years ago. I expect they have either died out or emigrated to the northward. And if there are any there, and they don't w... read more