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CHAPTER FOUR

"When morning came, we sat talking happily together in front of the servants until it was nearly time to go aboard ; then in a last-minute flurry we sent them into town to buy various things which we said had been forgotten. As soon as
their backs were turned I cut my hair, changed into Francis' clothes, and came down to the docks by myself, while Francis left the inn to hide until the ship had sailed.
" I gave the landlord a note to give to the servants as soon as they should return, telling them that we had received a letter from you saying the ship would sail half an hour sooner than was anticipated. We had therefore both gone aboard. They were to bring Francis' sea-chest and my baggage down to the ship as soon as they received the message, for I, Lizbeth, had accepted an invitation to sail with you as your guest."
" You said that?" Rodney said incredulously.
" What else could I say? I had to make some explanation for my disappearance. It was not for the servants to argue."
" But your father-what will he say?" Rodney asked.
" What can he say? The ship has sailed. He will swear and curse, but perhaps Catherine will persuade him that it is for the best. She will hope that the sharks will eat me or that you will throw me overboard in sheer exasperation."
Lizbeth was laughing now and Rodney was glowering at her, his rage making him almost tremble with the violence of his feelings.
" God's death! You dare to laugh! Can you imagine what my reputation will be? Why, I shall be the laughing-stock of every ship that sails from Plymouth!"
" No! I thought of that," Lizbeth replied, "and in my letter I bound the servants to strict secrecy and told them to speak of it to no one until they returned home. I also wrote a letter to Father, saying that Francis would not sail without me and suggesting that he told no one where I had gone and merely said I was staying with friends. Few people at Camfield will worry whether I am there or not, I assure you."
" And Francis?"
" He swears he can take care of himself," Lizbeth answered. "He will not go home until I return."
" If you think I am going to lie to your father about his

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