The Lily and the Cross
"Don't you think," he asked, "that it may, after all, have been the rustle of the sails, or the creaking of the spars?"
Zac shook his head.
"No," said he; "I've heerd it twice; an' I know very well all the sounds that sails an' spars can make; an' I don't see as how I can be mistook. O, no; it was human voice, an' nothin' else in natur'. I wouldn't mind it a mite if I could do anythin'. But to set here an' jest git caught, like a rat in a trap, is what I call too--almighty--bad!"
At this very instant, and while Zac was yet speaking, there came t