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CHAPTER SEVEN

She saw the strong, clean line of his chin, the square forehead, his heavy eyebrows, straight nose and the sensitive fullness of his lips.... And she saw, too, his eyes looking down into hers with an expression which brought a burning flush searing its way up her body to her cheeks. Words he had spoken had suddenly a new significance.
" Dying does not matter, but it takes courage to look death in the face."
She bit her fingers to prevent herself crying-Rodney must not die, he must not ! He must live, he must come back to the ship ... to her!
Rodney! Rodney! If only she could pray, but the very prayers she had used all her life were strangled by the tightness of her throat.
" Dear God, bring him back." It was torture to enunciate the words but they brought her a little solace.
Rodney! Rodney! Even the darkness of the night seemed to stifle her, so that she must die herself from this agony of anxiety.
The hours passed slowly. When dawn came, there was still no sign of Rodney. FIe had placed sentries on the cliff before he left so that they could watch for the approach of the enemy from whichever side they might come. The men were lying half-hidden under the coconut palms amongst the luxurious vegetation with which the land appeared to be covered.
Lizbeth, from below, could see them quite clearly and she knew their heads were turned continually in one directionthe one from which they expected Rodney to return.
With daylight those on board the Sea Hawk under Barlow's command sprang into an accelerated activity which appeared to keep them all breathless, not only from the heat, but from the speed with which their orders must be carried out.
And then, just when Lizbeth felt she could bear it no longer, when her eyes ached from watching for the man who did not come, Rodney returned ! He came so swiftly that he was down the cliff side and crossing the sandy beach almost before she was aware of his presence.
But even had she not seen him, she felt that she would have known by the attitude of everyone aboard that he was

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