The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
Pirate Red Rover takes a young man and two women prisoner until a battle with another pirate. As an added bonus, interesting phrases such as "we have been rubbing up recollections on the cruise" appears, in this case in reference to sitting up late at night with a parson. Hey-oh!
"But the shock passed, on the instant, leaving him erect, and seemingly firm as ever, and certainly with no evidence of mortal weakness that human eye could discover."
"As the eye of Wilder roamed over the swelling, erect and triumphant figure, it was difficult not to fancy that even the stature had been suddenly and unaccountably increased."
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
Pirate high-seas adventure which would later be a film
with Errol Flynn. The book also offers up the term "a leathern thong" and plenty of other gems. I'm
"The Governor seemed to shed his chubbiness. He drew himself stiffly erect."
"...who now thrust himself upon Captain Blood, with a proposal of association, offering him not only his sword..."
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Based on the true story of island-stranded pirate
Alexander Selkirk's rescue. Bonus raunch: The snicker-worthy canoe-making scene about working the wood.
"...it amazed me to see with what dexterity and how swift my man Friday could manager her, turn her, paddle her..."
went in to him he would sit down by him, open his breast, and hold his
father's head close to his bosom for many minutes together, to nourish
it; then he took his arms and ankles..."
The Gold Bug by Edgar Allen Poe
coast treasure hunting and general backstabbiness while perfectly
creepy and mysterious in all the right ways. Yet, I honestly expected
far more hidden smut from Poe. And, trust me, I really looked.
I mean, it's Poe for crying out loud; he married his cousin! When she
was but thirteen years old! Eh well, no matter: The freaky I did find
was freaky enough with imaginary thrusting parts and such:
"Upon my consenting, he thrust it forthwith..."
"But I was sorely put out by the absence of all else--of the body to my imagined instrument..."
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
called the original classic of pirate literature, Treasure Island is
the story of a young man who finds a treasure map, follows is to South
America and is faced with pirate Long John Silver. It's also filled
with unintentional smut for the filthy-minded reader including the
characters Mr. Hands and
Dick Johnson. I'm not kidding.
was so much startled that I struggled to withdraw; but the blind man
pulled me close up to him with a single action of his arm."
"The rogues looked at each other, but swallowed the home-thrust in silence."