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The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea


by
James Fenimore Cooper

 

"The hardy old seaman turned his grave visage on his commander, and replied with a becoming gravity: 'Give me a plenty of sea-room, and good canvas, where there is no occasion for pilots at all, sir. For my part, I was born on board a chebacco-man, and never could see the use of more land than now and then a small island to raise a few vegetables, and to dry your fish.' "

Published in 1824


Revolutionary war espionage off the coast of England, from the author of the Leatherstocking novels.


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