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The Trawler

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,105 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.5
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 736
Added to site: 2007.04.16
mnybks.net#: 16593
Origin: gutenberg.org
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as no suspicion.

"It was against the law, Captain Glynn."

"But a bad law, Simon?"

"Law is law," I answered to that.

He walked from the wheel, where I was, twice to the break of the vessel and back again and said, in a voice no louder than was needful to be heard above what loose water was splashing over her quarter to my feet: "Don't be put out with me for what I'll tell you now, Simon. You're a good lad, Simon, and come of good people, but of people that for hundreds o' years have thought but one way in the great matters of life. And when men have lived with their minds set in the one way so long, Simon, it comes hard for them to understand any other way. Such unfrequent ones as differed from your people, Simon, them they cast out from among them. I know, I know, Simon, because I come from people something like to them, only I escaped before it was too late to understand that people who split tacks with you do not always do it to fetch up on a lee shore."

"And from those ot

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