The going now was not too bad, and we made good time, though, as far as I was concerned, things were getting hazier and hazier, and I was rapidly losing interest. Up you go, youngster. We certainly connected the cold with ice, but not seriously. I plunged this into the water, filled and drank it; filled again and drank it.
Red Jake would have perhaps half a dozen of the toughest runners to each ship, and so held a monopoly.
Another time, the Port Authorities refused, for some reason to give the Thetis, a full rigged British ship, her papers, and after delaying her for a week, the Captain threatened to take her out without papers.
That's always the verdict on a sailing ship, anyway. As for the yarn about never eating fish out of it; well I've never seen fish in it, and that's a pretty sound reason to my mind. It was the vagaries of the wind we couldn't understand, and no wonder.
I suppose after drinking like that, nothing but an ostrich like constitution saved me, though perhaps the saving grace was that we all laid down without moving, and went fast asleep.
The sea is a hard, unrelenting mistress, always ready to whip up the fools as I was soon to discover. There being little wind, however, she payed off slowly. Impatient people always make errors. One time they chased us half way across the square before we got reinforcements from the boats with stretchers, and we were able to return their good wishes-- and quite a good account we gave.
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In great delight I sang out that I had found a cave, and he replied: All I can think is that the Mate came down by the run, as I did, and probably broke his legs at the bottom. Back and forth she thrashed, trying to work her way clear, till finally she missed stays and crashed on the ice, to be battered to pieces and all hands lost.
Sharks are cowards, anyway, always excepting tiger sharks, and as it turned out we were perfectly safe and never lost a soul. That edition covered the longer periodbut the later version has added material. Could I go a feed. There were boats of a build unknown to the oldest sailor amongst us, the planking and timbers, although inches thick, crumbled away in one's hand.
But this could only be done on an incoming tide, as that was the only time the crayfish seemed to rise. I felt no ill effects anyway, so I clambered up on the foc's'le head where, by this time, the crew had got the flying jib downhaul hitched to the end of the bowsprit, and were sliding down on to the rocks.
Up to this time the waves, coming from right aft had only power to smash her stern in, and nothing more. In bad weather a schooner could lie in the lagoon, happily, and in perfect safety. This proverb perfectly expresses that.
Beyond minor incidents that will happen to any good cracker-on, old Jock had, up to that time, run free of any serious smash up, but this voyage proved to be his undoing.
After the drink, the sailor chap is given money. Over that edge, and it would be all up for me. It was shortly after midnight and pitch dark. As she ran up into the wind, both lookout men saw the ice still coming into sight ahead, and on the weather bow.
That done, it was "up aloft and furl them"--a sixty by forty sail, No. Six solid weeks of the night watch on sentry go, capstan bar on shoulder, and a six foot elm bar at that. There are very few albatross rookeries to be found in the world.
Fortunately our anxiety blotted out all sense of the cold, except when we tried to use our hands. The water front of 'Frisco was held and run by a lot of soulless crimps.
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