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never afford to knock off work and wait until the right berth should come his way : he must always take the first that offered, for fear that the tale of boots and bread in Limehouse should diminish. As a crowning stroke of ill-luck, he had been paid off from his last job because his ship had collided with a New York lighter and been compelled to go into dry dock for three months ; and by shipping in the Orinoco he was barely doing more than work his passage home. His ten-year-old dream of delivering Mrs Walsh from her wash-tub for all time, and exalting her from the res angustce of Teak Street, Limehouse, to a social environment reserved exclusively for the wives of Chief Engineers, seemed as far from fulfilment as ever. Still, he maintained a stiff upper lip and kept his watch like a man, which is more than most of us would have done under the circumstances.
But it was Goble who interested Hughie most. In the long night watches, as they swung the heavy fire-shovels in the stokehold, or heaved the ever-accumulating clinkers over the side, or took turn and turn about to gulp tepid water out of a sooty bucket, or met over a collation of coffee and ship's biscuit-the supper of one and the breakfast of the other-in the galley, Goble would let fall dry pawky reflections on life in general, with autobiographical illustrations, which enabled Hughie to piece together a fairly

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