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The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton

Daniel Defoe

1. 01 - As it is usual for great persons ...
2. 02 - I can say nothing here ...
3. 03 - We were now a good troop ...
4. 04 - In this condition we lived ...
5. 05 - But to return to the consultations ...
6. 06 - Our vessel being thus finished ...
7. 07 - We stood stock still ...
8. 08 - When this ceremony was over ...
9. 09 - In about eight days we finished three canoes ...
10. 10 - I was as much affected ...
11. 11 - We asked our black prince ...
12. 12 - During our encampment here ...
13. 13 - Well, notwithstanding this, we ventured ...
14. 14 - We did not much seek the conversing ...
15. 15 - We stayed here twelve days ...
16. 16 - After the year ...
17. 17 -Accordingly we went about-ship ...
18. 18 - William went to work his own way ...
19. 19 - We sailed away for the Cape of Good Hope ...
20. 20 - The tide was up ...
21. 21 - We sailed along there ...
22. 22 - In the meantime, we came to an anchor ...
23. 23 - This perfectly confounded us ...
24. 24 - I have reason to believe ...
25. 25 - Our men had but just brought the ship to rights ...
26. 26 - This passage, when I related it to a friend ...
27. 27 - I come back now to my own history ...
28. 28 - We were now in a good place ...

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The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a "bipartite adventure story whose first half covers a traversal of Africa, and whose second half taps into the contemporary fascination with piracy. It has been commended for its depiction of the homosexual relationship between the eponymous hero and his religious mentor, the Quaker, William Walters.".