Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Combatants Cut and Slashed with Savage Fury (1895)

Howard Pyle, The Story of Jack Ballister's Fortunes;  being the narrative of the adventures of a young gentleman of good family, who was kidnapped in the year 1719 and carried to the plantations of the continent of Virginia; where he fell in with that famous pirate Captain Edward Teach, or Blackbeard; of his escape from the pirates and the rescue of a young lady from out their hands (New York: The Century Company, 1895), 383.