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To make sure of the force , Mr . Sebright , you know . ” “ Certainly , sir . . . . Another
hand to the brakes , bo ' sun . " “ I have been held captive on shore , " I said . “ I
escaped this evening , three hours ago . " “ And found this ship in the fog ?
Look out , look out . There ' s a lot of them , ” someone yelled in a sort of panic . “
Oh , that ' s your game , ” Sebright ' s voice said to me . “ Frighten us , eh ? Never
you mind what this skunk says , men . Stand fast . We shall take a lot of killing .
... Sebright . The captain ' s gone in to show himself to the missus ; she wouldn ' t
like to have him too much chipped . . . . Wonderful is the love of woman . She sat
up a bit later to - night with her fancy - sewing to see what might turn up .
She is , " several seamen answered together , casting curious glances from their
work . “ Tell your captain my name is Kemp , ” I shouted after Sebright with what
strength of lung I had . What luck ! Williams was the jolly little ship ' s captain I was
His lamentable noise brought half the ship round us ; the sailors fell back before
the mate , Sebright , walking at the elbow of a stout man in loose trousers and
jacket . They stopped . “ An unexpected meeting , Captain Williams , ” was all I ...
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