... vows it ' s his own , taken from him years before by some picaroons on his
outward voyage . Out from the agent ' s comes another , and swears that Castro is
one of the self - same crew . He himself purported to be the master of the very
What ' s the ship ? " I was at a loss , but Carlos said out of the darkness , “ The
ship the Thames . My friend Senor Ortiz , of the Minories , said you would know . "
" Oh , I know , I know , " Rangsley said softly ; and , indeed , he did know all that ...
And then old Rangsley hove to , to wait for the ship , and sat half asleep , lurching
over the tiller . He was a very unreliable scoundrel . The boat leaked like a sieve .
The wind freshened , and we three began to ask ourselves how it was going to ...
I made out ghastly parallelograms of a ship ' s sails high above us , and at last
many faces peering unseeingly over the rail in our direction . We all shouted
together . I may say that it was thanks to me that we reached the ship . Our boat
If I had had a few pence more there would have been none of this worry , and I
should not have been on this dirty ship in these rags . " He looked down good -
humoredly at his clothes . " But , " I said , " how do you come to be in a scrape at
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