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Usage examples for buccaneer

  1. That Castro, with his Cuba, is nothing but a blasted buccaneer... – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  2. Captain Gee despairingly fired his pistols among the rascally throng, and appealed to Barthelemy, if he had a drop of honorable blood in his body, not to stain his fame as a buccaneer by receiving into his band the worthless fellows who, in the hour of peril, had deserted their captain. – The Corsair King by Mór Jókai
  3. There is some excuse for the Buccaneer, who tells his own story. – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney
  4. During the summer of 1613, Samuel Argall, learning of the presence of the French, came upon them unawares, and in true buccaneer style. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  5. Her immediate rush to that place, the fixing of herself there for an assault on him, was a move worthy the daughter of the rascal Old Buccaneer; it compelled to urgent measures. – The Amazing Marriage, v3 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  6. The light of the lantern, which fell on their countenances, showed me that they were not Englishmen- dark- bearded, swarthy fellows, dressed in true buccaneer style. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. I like that Marmaduke Duval- there's something fine in a man, in those times, bringing the old buccaneer over from Annapolis and burying him beside the place where he, himself, some day would rest. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  8. By a somewhat curious coincidence, a few days after this conversation, the Miami passed the Dry Tortugas, the old- time capital of that Buccaneer Empire which for forty years held the navies of the entire world at bay. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  9. At St. Thomas's they show you a tower, a little distance from the town, which, they say, formerly belonged to a buccaneer chieftain. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  10. Clarence looked like a buccaneer who would carry a woman off, and knock her down if she objected to his love- making. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  11. Judith was a buccaneer. – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  12. " That is more like you," said the buccaneer, quietly. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  13. But St. Levant was a buccaneer to the backbone: he spent his winnings as lavishly as any one of the young patricians whom he delighted to honour and imitate; and took his ease in the sunshine, scorning to make the slightest provision for the season of the rains. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  14. Honest, if he'd had a patch over one eye and gold rings in his ears he could have qualified as a bold, bad buccaneer himself. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  15. It would not hurt my feelings more to know that you were a buccaneer, roving on the ocean for the plunder of all nations. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  16. Mern usually shut down the cover on a case as soon as the point had been won; he had found in too many instances that memory nagged; he had assured Craig that having to do what a detective chief was called on to do in his business had not given him the spirit of a buccaneer. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  17. It seemed to Rupert that the buccaneer was afraid. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
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