The Skipper and the Skipped
"[...]much of an astonisher as when the scuttle-butt danced a jig on the dog-vane! Them two us'ly cusses strangers, no matter what age or sect. They was learnt to do it." He gazed doubtfully at the birds, as though they might possibly be deteriorating in the effeminacies of shore life. "I always was a great hand with pets of all kinds," said the lady, modestly. "Animals seem to take to me sort of naturally. I hear you have long followed the sea, Cap'n Sproul-I believe that's the name, Cap'n Sproul?" "Sproul it is, ma'am-Aaron for fore-riggin'. Them as said I follered the sea was nearer than shore-folks us'ly be. Took my dunnage aboard at fourteen, [...]."
- Paperback | 312 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.48mm | 439.98g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white