Middy and Ensign

Publisher Description

The close of a hot day on board Her Majesty’s ship “Startler”, whose engines kept up a regular pulsation as the screw-propeller churned the water astern into golden and orange foam. The dappled sky and the rippled sea were a blaze of colour; crimson, scarlet, burnished copper, orange chrome, dead, and flashing gold, —all were there, on cloud edge and wave slope, mingled with purples, and greens, and blues, as the sun slowly descended to his rest. The deck of the clean, smart-looking vessel had a very picturesque aspect, dotted as it was with groups of officers and men; for in addition to the crew, the “Startler” carried four companies of Her Majesty’s somethingth foot, the escort of the British Resident and his suite, bound for Campong Allee, the chief town of Rajah Hamet, on the Parang River, west coast of the Malay peninsula.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1909
1 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
591
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
426.2
KB

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