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Then we came to a halt , and Rangsley called sharply from close to me : “ Now ,
you runners — and you , John Kemp — here you be on the brink of eternity ,
above the old quarry . There ' s a sheer drop of a hundred feet . We ' ll tie your
I don ' t like your company , ” he said close behind my ear . “ I know who they are .
There were bills out for them this morning . I ' d blow them , and take the Vreward
, but for you and Squahre Rooksby . They ' re handy with their knives , too , I ...
The second mate was quite close to us then . Carlos looked at me with an
expression of affecti that a little shamed my lightness of tone : “ I love you much
more than a kinsman , Juan , " said . “ I wish you could come with me . I try
arrange it .
Luan , it is not for myself , it is " The young girl was pouring some drops from a
green phial into a silver goblet ; she passed close to us , and handed it to her
father , who had leant a little forward in his chair . Every movement of hers
affected me ...
I was done up when I got on the poop . A yell came from forward , “ Hard aport . ”
Then the same voice addressed itself to abusing the Spanish ship very close to
us now . “ What do you mean by coming - to right across my bows like this ?
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