Charles Johnson, A general history of the pyrates, from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence, to the present time., 1724.
The Libraries has featured Black Bart and pirates before, but today, September 19, is "Talk Like a Pirate Day," so we'd be scallywags and scurvy dogs not to feature the buccaneers and their six-pounders again.
Fifteen men on a dead man's chest —Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!—Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
Where there is a sea there are pirates—Greek proverb
Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates—Mark Twain
You will always remember this as the day you almost caught Captain Jack Sparrow—Pirates of the Caribbean
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.—James Russell Lowell
Pieces of Eight—Wikipedia
Pirate Jargon—Maritime Pirates
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