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While one judge presides at the trial of causes , two remain at chambers , taking
costs , bearing motions , making orders , and other fee - paying business . In this
chamber business , the three justices get some two thousand dollars per year .
As few monuments like it remain in the land , it may deserve description .
Enclosing a considerable area , and built of rounded shingles , it was in form a
perfect octagon . The eaves were from twelve to fifteen feet from the ground , and
the roof ...
No Indians , at the present time , remain on the island . They assemble here to
receive their annuities ; and the payment of thirty or forty thousand dollars , in
gold and silver , is a matter of no small consequence to the traders of this place ,
Remains of the old fort may yet be seen . Possession of this height , by an enemy
, is all that would be necessary to batter down the walls of the present garrison ,
without much resistFrom this point , the eye can follow the whole circuit of the ...
Unfortunately for the stations , the leader of their Spanish allies differed from the
other officers as to the course expedient to be adopted ; the one party wishing to
remain within the entrenchments , the other advocating a general rally and open
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead