THE CAPTAIN FINDING THE SHIPaS POSITION. 105
us to do with it as we have done with this, we should have awritten a composition a with some relish.a
aIt will be eight bells soon,a the captain interrupted, aand if you want to see me take the sun you had better come forward.a
The boys had familiarized themselves with the process of finding a shipas position; but anything at sea that varies the monotony is always welcome. So they went forward with Captain Clanchy, and stood by the rail till that brief performance was ended. Then they retired to the cabin, and watched the operation of working up the steameras position ; and by the time this was over, the steward announced that dinner was ready.
COME TO DINNER!COME TO DINNER!