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THOMAS THE LAMBKIN—Claude Farrere—Dutton ($2.00). Who wouldn't be a pirate? Granted Thomas Trublet's delectable natural aptitudes, no one could hesitate to embrace that active vocation. Thomas, Frenchman, mighty man of valor, ablest seaman of them all, butcherer of men, ravisher of women, man of his word (with reservations), sailed from the port of St. Malo to a career of blood and battle and of passion. He seized galleons, captured cities, slaughtered crews under the Jolly Roger. He was first ennobled, then hanged from his own yardarm by his Most...

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