Obadiah the Bold
Obadiah Starbuck, a young Quaker boy, can hardly concentrate on anything else when he gets a shiny spyglass for his birthday. He carries it with him everywhere and dreams of being a pirate when he is old enough. When he learns more about the life of a pirate, his dreams are dashed; until, that is, his father shares with him about his grandfather, a sailor who was braver than any pirate.
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