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Won from the Waves

or The Story of Maiden May

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 129,955 / 362 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 757
Added to site: 2007.11.30
mnybks.net#: 19156
Genres: Nautical, Adventure
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news of her crew were too well strung to feel much fatigue under ordinary circumstances, but the strongest had to acknowledge that they could not have pulled much longer.

"We must not give it up, though, lads," said Adam. "I am sure no beachmen will be able to launch their boats to-night along the coast. If the wind goes down ever so little, we must try it again; you will not think of deserting the poor people if there is a chance of saving them, I know that."

His crew responded to his appeal, and agreed to wait for the chance of being able to get off later in the night.

Looking towards the landing-place, the tall figure of Sal of the Salt Sea was seen standing on the edge of the pier gazing down upon them.

"Foolish men! you have had your toil for nought, yet it is well for you that you could not reach the doomed ship. I warned you, and you disregarded me. I commanded the winds and waves to stop your progress; they listened to my orders and obeyed me. You will not another time vent

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