Picture Of Davy Jones In The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle

Picture Of Davy Jones In The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle

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Davy Jones, sea devil, as described by Tobias Smollett in The adventures of Peregrine Pickle.

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