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peller, steamed painfully but grandly past the Cloch Light and into the mouth of the Clyde. A sorry object she may have seemed to the butterfly host of natty paddle-steamers which was pouring down the river undc r the forced draught of triple competition, carrying the Glasgov- man, released from office, to Dunoon and Rothesay and other summer repositories for wife and, family. But to those who knew, she was no uncleanly tramp, but a battle-scarred veterana ship that had deserved well of the Republic of the high seas-another little Golden Hind, though laden with nothing nearer to Spanish ingots than bottles of imitation French claret. Every scar on her sides was an honourable wound ; every groan and creak that rose from her starting timbers a paean ; every cough and wheeze that proceeded from her leaky cylinders a prayer of joyful thanks. The Orinoco had graduated high in the nameless but glorious band of those who have illustrated, not altogether without profit and pride, the homely truth that
"Life ain't holdin' good cards;
It's playin' o poor hand well!"
And so she turned the last corner of her long and painful Odyssey, and came home to lay up her bones by the Clyde, which had given them birth. And by a happy chance the unconscious Hughie, instead of navigating her to the Tail of the ' Bank as he had intended, changed his mind,

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