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Swept Out to Sea

Clint Webb Among the Whalers

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,543 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 388
Added to site: 2007.12.03
mnybks.net#: 19229
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nautical
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n the sail of the sloop began to fill. I ran to the tiller and brought her head around. A little breeze had sprung up and the Wavecrest was under good way again. In a few moments we passed the light at the entrance to the harbor, and tacked for our anchorage. My mother's property did not include shore rights, so we had no private landing at which to tie the sloop, but moored her at a buoy in the quiet cove near the ferry dock.

"What do you mean to do with me?" asked Paul, having been mighty quiet for the last few minutes.

"I'm going to march you up to the house and hand you over to your father. And if I have any influence with mother at all, both you and he will pack your dunnage and leave in the morning."

He fell silent again until I had dropped the sail and picked up our float. When the Wavecrest was fast he asked more meekly:

"Aren't you going to take this cord off my wrist?"

"No. You're going up to the house in just that fix."

"I won't do it!" he cried with a sudd

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