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The Missing Ship

The Log of the ''Ouzel'' Galley

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 173,348 / 486 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 945
Added to site: 2007.05.16
mnybks.net#: 16954
Origin: gutenberg.org
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the raft, and the sudden jerk he had received in being hauled on board.

He was evidently a seaman, for a seaman and a strong and determined man alone could have exerted himself as he had done to preserve his life. By his dress and manner, also, he appeared to be an officer. The physical suffering and mental anxiety he must have gone through had naturally so much exhausted him that, though able to stand, he was compelled to hold fast to the bulwarks to support himself. From his appearance, however, he looked like a man capable of enduring as much as most persons; he was strongly built, rather above the middle height, with a countenance which if not handsome was good-looking, and betokened courage and resolution.

"I am glad that I was fortunate enough to get hold of you, and to help you on board--though, as I should have tried to do the same for any human being placed in the situation in which you were, I do not feel that you have any special reason to be thankful to me," answered Owen.

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