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boatman, who stands by with a long boat-hook ready to prod the vessel into midstream.
" Fifteen seconds gone," says the coach. "Push her out, Ben."
Ben complies, with a maddening but wise deliberation. If the boat is pushed out too promptly the starting-chain will grow taut and tug the stern of the boat inwards towards the bank, just when her nose should be pointing straight upstream. But this elementary truth does not occur to the frenzied octett m the boat. The gun will go, and bow-side will find their oarblades still resting on the towpath. They know it.
" Thirty seconds gone," says the coach. 1° Paddle on gently, Bow and Two."
His object is to get the full advantage of the length of the chain, but Bow and Two know better. They are convinced that he merely desires that they shall be caught at a disadvantage when the gun fires. However, they paddle on as requested, with a palsied stealthiness that suggests Musical Chairs.
" Fifteen seconds left," says the coach. "Are you straight, Cox ? Ten more sec"
Ah ! As usual the chain has drawn tight, and the stern of the boat is being dragged inwards again.
" Paddle on, Two!" yells the coxswain.
Two gives a couple of frenzied digs ; the Dervish with the watch, accompanied by a ragged

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