The only circumstance that throws anything like a vague light on this mysterious matter is a report which prevailed of a strange, foreign-built shallop, with much the look of a picaroon
, having been seen hovering about the Sound for several days without landing or reporting herself, though boats were seen going to and from her at night; and that she was seen standing out of the mouth of the harbor, in the gray of the dawn, after the catastrophe of the money diggers.
, Ink Sweat & Tears, Stoneboat, and After the Pause.
This is likely related to the epistemological history he assembled in his massive Baroque Trilogy, a veritable (if fictional) masters class in early modern philosophy, science, and picaroon
Chandler's landmark study of the picaresque, Literature of Roguery, Parker explains that "'picaroon
' and 'picaresque' have been traditionally defined as 'rogue' and 'roguish,' and the picaresque novels have generally been called romances of roguery" (3).
4.10 (2m 3f 110yds, PS6,000 added): 1 MIDNIGHT LIRA (J Best) 8-1; 2 PICAROON
25-1; 3 MIC'S DELIGHT (IRE) 9-1.
KEMPTON: 2.20 Thanks For Coming, 2.55 Un Beau Matin, 3.30 Gas Line Boy, 4.05 First Mohican, 4.40 Lemony Bay, 5.15 Picaroon
, 5.50 Some Plan.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.20 Thanks For Coming, 2.55 Un Beau Matin, 3.30 Gas Line Boy, 4.05 First Mohican, 4.40 Lemony Bay, 5.15 Picaroon
, 5.50 Some Plan.
Thus many pirates became a combination of slaver, privateer and pirate, and by the 183os, the term picaroon
had come to mean both pirate and slaver.
With outsider Picaroon
setting a strong pace in Friday's race before Damien Murphy took up the running on the Jimmy Mangan-trained Oscar Delta three out, Sweeney kept his cool and conserved Salsify's energy until producing him at the last to battle it out with the high-class Chapoturgeon, winner of the Jewson Novices' Handicap Chase at the 2009 festival.
Tim's five-year-old Destroyer Deployed, ridden by Richard Johnson, landed the bumper (National Hunt flat race) at Fontwell and Abbi's seven-year-old Picaroon
, partnered by Mrs Alex Dunn, won the ladies' open race at the Albrighton Hunt Point-To-Point Steeplechases at Chaddesley Corbett, where Sally Randell took the open maiden on How Nice.
TODAY'S SARABAND SELECTIONS: AYR: 2.10 Night Singer, 2.40 She's In The Money, 3.15 Whipma Whopma Gate, 3.50 Los Nadis, 4.25 Doctor Parkes, 4.55 Vilnius, 5.25 Nesno BEVERLEY: 6.30 Copper Penny, 7.00 King Fingal, 7.30 Geesala, 8.00 Coolminx, 8.30 Emerald Glade, 9.00 Leader Of The Land FFOS LAS: 2.30 Marlinka, 3.05 Beauty Pageant, 3.40 Fear Nothing, 4.15 First Bay, 4.45 Shamali (nap), 5.15 Lady Eclair SEDGEFIELD: 2.20 Pyracantha, 2.50 Picaroon
, 3.25 Right Or Wrong, 4.00 Overton Lad, 4.35 Symphonica, 5.00 Pugnacity, 5.35 Big Sam SOUTHWELL: 6.20 Magnetic Pole, 6.50 Cast Cada, 7.20 Weststern, 7.50 Talenti, 8.20 Sonning Star, 8.50 Pen Gwen DOUBLE: Shamali and Geesala
The Somerset raider has been raised 7lb for that comfortable strike but he should still have too much in the tank for main dangers Picaroon