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Walsh, or can extract la joie de vivre out of an eighteen-hour day and a workhouse diet, like Hughie.
And they got to know each other, thoroughly -a privilege denied to most in these days of restless activity and multifarious acquaintance.
It was a lasting wonder to Hughie how Allerton could ever have fallen to his present estate ; for he displayed an amount of energy, endurance, and initiative during this manhood-testing voyage that was amazing. He himself ascribed his virtue to want of opportunity to practise anything else, but this was obviously too modest an explanation. Perhaps blood always tells. At any rate, Allerton took unquestioned rank as second in command over the heads of two men whose technical knowledge and physical strength far exceeded his own. But in his hours of ease-few enough now-he was as easy-going and flippant and casual as ever.
Walsh in a sense was the weakest of the quartet. He was a capable engineer and an honest man, but he lacked the devil-may-care nonchalance of the other three ; for he had a wife and eight children waiting for him in distant Limehouse, and a fact like that gives a man a distaste for adventure. He was a disappointed man, too. He had held a chief engineer's "ticket" for seven years, but he had never held a chief engineer's billet. He could

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