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Men of the Deep Waters

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,186 / 191 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,773
Added to site: 2009.11.12 25789

On The Bridge -- The Sea Horses -- The Derelict -- My House Shall Be Called The House Of Prayer -- From The Tideless Sea -- The Captain Of The Onion Boat -- The Voice In The Night -- Through The Vortex Of A Cyclone -- The Mystery Of The Derelict -- The Shamraken Homeward-Bounder -- Grey Seas Are Dreaming Of My Death --

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the go-horse was in position, and thus steadied it admirably with this hint taken direct from the workmanship of the Great Carpenter.

There came a day when the horse was finished and the last coat of paint had dried smooth and hard. That evening, when Nebby came running to meet Zacchy, he was aware of his Grandfather's voice in the dusk, shouting:--"Whoa, Mare! Whoa, Mare!" followed immediately by the cracking of a whip.

Nebby shrilled out a call, and raced on, mad with excitement, towards the noise. He knew instantly that at last Granfer had managed to catch one of the wily Sea-Horses. Presumably the creature was somewhat intractable; for when Nebby arrived, he found the burly form of Granfer straining back tremendously upon stout reins, which Nebby saw vaguely in the dusk were attached to a squat, black monster:--

"Whoa, Mare!" roared Granfer, and lashed the air furiously with his whip. Nebby shrieked delight, and ran round and round, whilst Granfer struggled with the animal.


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