Prichard Hesketh - Where black rules white


Author : Prichard Hesketh (Hesketh-Prichard Hesketh Vernon)
Title : Where black rules white A journey across and about Hayti
Year : 1900

Link download : Prichard_Hesketh_-_Where_black_rules_white.zip

FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF THE BLACK REPUBLIC. The liner was hove to, awaiting daylight. Across the leaden swell Hayti lay hazy and of a soft grey, her delicate mountain crests cut sharply out against the brightening sky. Soon the east was alive and glowing in deep orange and deeper red patched with livid green, a bar of angry colour shut in between the sea and a jagged lid of cloud. Four bells rang forward, and upon the stroke we were under way and steaming slowly past the dim dead shores. Between us and the distant heights ran a low bluff, bristling with scrub. No villages were visible, but here and there, through glasses, we could discern a brownish speck which might have been a solitary hut, but these did not break the sense of desolation. Nothing seemed alive save the dawn and a clean, sweet wind that blew graciously cool after the sweltering heats of the night. ...

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