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CHAPTER I

" Hurry up, Denis, and get your things together. Hood here has kindly offered to carry you off "-the offer was worth five shillings-" Now don't keep us waiting ; you never think of your mother on these occasions."
It was the final argument, which never failed. The appeal to Denis's mother had the disarming effect of making him feel a cad, and it was a bad feeling for an Etonian. He furled the lug and made a last pretence of efficiency in the quick skill with which he coiled the sheet and halyard. He laid the oars neatly on the thwarts.
" That's all right, Master Denis. I'll be up for her, when the tide turns."
" Come on, Denis," said his father more wearily. Jack Hood's pattens squelched across the mud. " Now then, up she goes," and he staggered webfooted down the slope, with Denis clinging to his neck. " It's no place for a dinghy without a keel on her, Master Denis ; leastways not with them spring tides running." He me4nt it kindly, but Denis did not answer. They rowed in silence to the steps. Denis leapt nimbly from the bow with the painter. His father stepped like a country gentleman over the obstacles in the boat and at the top of the steps produced a couple of half crowns.
" Thank you, sir ; I'm sure I'm very obliged "; Jack Hood managed a note of surprise and touched his cap. Five shillings had long since been agreed on as fair payment for relief expeditions.
" I don't suppose you ever think of what you cost me over that boat, do you ?" said his father on the way home.
" I'm sorry, father."
" Not that I grudge you the money. I wish I could give you more. I wouldn't mind if you ever thought of your poor mother."
" I'm sorry, father."
" But you don't."
" No, father," Denis always agreed. It was shortest in the end. The phrase had lost most of its meaning by now,

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