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"You are off Rio Medio," I began anxiously; "and I " "Speaks the truth like a Briton,
anyhow," commented a lazy drawl. "I would send another man to the pump," a
reflective voice suggested. "To make sure of the force, Mr. Sebright, you know.
There's a lot of them," I said as impressively as I could. "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 ...
... mate, 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. I
told her ...
"Aye, aye. That's her. She is," several seamen answered together, casting curious
glances from their work. "Tell your captain my name is Kemp," I touted after
Sebright with what strength of lung I had. What luck! Williams was the jolly little
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 found
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