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thing like sea-worthiness, and her engines secured , little more firmly to their bed-plates, had reestablished her social status by creeping once more into Lloyd's list-the Red Book of the Mercantile Marine - and, disguised as the Orinoco, of the '° River" Line of freight - carrying steamships, had served Mr Noddy Kinahan well for seven years. This grey morning, with Sandy Hook well down below the western horizon, she clambered wearily but perseveringly over the Atlantic rollers, like a disillusioned and world-weary old cab-horse, which, having begun life between the shafts of a gentleman's brougham, is now concluding a depressing existence by dragging a funereal °' growler" up and down the undulations of a London suburb.
Her redeeming feature was a certain purity of outline and symmetry of form. She boasted a flush deck, unbroken by any unsightly waist amidships ; and not even her unscraped masts, her scarred sides, and her flaked and salt-whitened funnel could altogether take away from her her pride of race,-the right to boast, in common with many a human derelict of the same sex and a very similar history, that she had -been a lady once."
She had now been at sea for well over twentyfour hours, and her crew, who had to a man been brought on board in what a sympathetic eyewitness on a similar occasion once described as " a state of beastly but enviable intoxication," were once more beginning to sit up and take notice. Their efforts in this direction owed much to the

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