Anyway, here's the story: Parlay's a full-blooded Frenchman.
Ashore, where Parlay's house had been, was no vestige of any house.
"Oh, hush your croaking, Parlay," chided one of the captains.
Parlay looked at the barometer, giggled, and leered around at his guests.
There was no sign of life where Parlay's big house perched on the sand.
They had been forced to stand a ...