Excerpt from The New Dominion Monthly for 1874, Vol. 1: January to June, Inclusive
Hooe ray l and up went his cap. In ten minutes more the roar pf her escaping steam show ed she wanted a pilot, and was stationary. That was enough. Out went our yawl again; Pilot Rofi' made his toilet on the double, jumped into the small boat, and five minutes after mounted the bridge of one of the finest Cunard steamships aﬂoat. That's the way to do it, said Peterson, whose next turn it was; now I'll yoost take the City of London, ' which is comin' along to-night. But alas for mortal hopes Five hours after we spoke the said City of London, when the cheery voice of Pilot Smith, of the Pet, answered, All right, my covey! I've been aboard since last evening. That was enough. Mr. Peter son. With disgust pictured on his counte nance, went to bed.
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