Unformatted text preview: invent a bar, or forget the name of the one we got aground on — or — Now I struck an idea, and fetched it out: ‘It warn’t the grounding — that didn’t keep us back but a little. We blowed out a cylinder-head.’ ‘Good gracious! anybody hurt?’ ‘No’m. Killed a nigger.’ ‘Well, it’s lucky; because sometimes people do get hurt. Two years ago last Christmas your uncle Silas was coming up from Newrleans on the old Lally Rook, and she blowed out a cylinder-head and crippled a man. And I think he died afterwards. He was a Baptist. Your uncle...
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- Summer '13
- English, English-language films, Baptist, old Lally Rook