o* The Archipelago
the garments in which infancy is wont to pass its nights, is on board, tanned and ruddy, grizzled, large and weighty of hand and toot, smoked glasses veiling his small, blue, dogged eyes.
" You don't notice a smell ? " he asksa" a kind of effluvium ? "
Candour and courtesy conflict in my mind.
1 admit that 1
" Ah," he replies, a little troubled upon the matter, 44 I was just wondering if it was away, or that I was growing accustomed to it a bit.
Half of her was under water. The fore-end of her was out of the wet, and a Chinese carpenter was at work drilling large holes in a plank. On the hurricane-deckathe captain's walkathe pumps were busy, and the glass face of the indicator, like a ship's clock, showed the pressure under which a man was working twenty feet below the level of the sea
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