彩世 I made no hesitation, but told him I would do it. I made someceremony in letting him understand that it was wholly on hisaccount; and that, seeing I could not prevail on him, I would showmy respect to him by my concern for his son. He sent the next dayfor his son; and in about twenty days he came back with themessenger, bringing six or seven horses, loaded with very richfurs, which, in the whole, amounted to a very great value. Hisservants brought the horses into the town, but left the young lordat a distance till night, when he came incognito into ourapartment, and his father presented him to me; and, in short, weconcerted the manner of our travelling, and everything proper forthe journey.
彩世皇家彩世界靠谱吗彩世We landed without any noise, and divided our men into two bodies,whereof the boatswain commanded one and I the other. We neithersaw nor heard anybody stir when we landed: and we marched up, onebody at a distance from another, to the place. At first we couldsee nothing, it being very dark; till by-and-by our boatswain, wholed the first party, stumbled and fell over a dead body. This madethem halt a while; for knowing by the circumstances that they wereat the place where the Indians had stood, they waited for my comingup there. We concluded to halt till the moon began to rise, whichwe knew would be in less than an hour, when we could easily discernthe havoc we had made among them. We told thirty-two bodies uponthe ground, whereof two were not quite dead; some had an arm andsome a leg shot off, and one his head; those that were wounded, wesupposed, they had carried away. When we had made, as I thought, afull discovery of all we could come to the knowledge of, I resolvedon going on board; but the boatswain and his party sent me wordthat they were resolved to make a visit to the Indian town, wherethese dogs, as they called them, dwelt, and asked me to go alongwith them; and if they could find them, as they still fancied theyshould, they did not doubt of getting a good booty; and it might bethey might find Tom Jeffry there: that was the man's name we hadlost.
彩世彩世Had they sent to ask my leave to go, I knew well enough what answerto have given them; for I should have commanded them instantly onboard, knowing it was not a hazard fit for us to run, who had aship and ship-loading in our charge, and a voyage to make whichdepended very much upon the lives of the men; but as they sent meword they were resolved to go, and only asked me and my company togo along with them, I positively refused it, and rose up, for I wassitting on the ground, in order to go to the boat. One or two ofthe men began to importune me to go; and when I refused, began togrumble, and say they were not under my command, and they would go."Come, Jack," says one of the men, "will you go with me? I'll gofor one." Jack said he would - and then another - and, in a word,they all left me but one, whom I persuaded to stay, and a boy leftin the boat. So the supercargo and I, with the third man, wentback to the boat, where we told them we would stay for them, andtake care to take in as many of them as should be left; for I toldthem it was a mad thing they were going about, and supposed most ofthem would have the fate of Tom Jeffry.皇家彩世界靠谱吗彩世彩世They told me, like seamen, they would warrant it they would comeoff again, and they would take care, &c.; so away they went. Ientreated them to consider the ship and the voyage, that theirlives were not their own, and that they were entrusted with thevoyage, in some measure; that if they miscarried, the ship might belost for want of their help, and that they could not answer for itto God or man. But I might as well have talked to the mainmast ofthe ship: they were mad upon their journey; only they gave me goodwords, and begged I would not be angry; that they did not doubt butthey would be back again in about an hour at furthest; for theIndian town, they said, was not above half-a mile off, though theyfound it above two miles before they got to it.彩世
彩世Well, they all went away, and though the attempt was desperate, andsuch as none but madmen would have gone about, yet, to give themtheir due, they went about it as warily as boldly; they weregallantly armed, for they had every man a fusee or musket, abayonet, and a pistol; some of them had broad cutlasses, some ofthem had hangers, and the boatswain and two more had poleaxes;besides all which they had among them thirteen hand grenadoes.Bolder fellows, and better provided, never went about any wickedwork in the world. When they went out their chief design wasplunder, and they were in mighty hopes of finding gold there; but acircumstance which none of them were aware of set them on fire withrevenge, and made devils of them all.彩世彩世详情