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amongst his kind. Rodney knew, although they dared to say little to him, fearing his anger, that the officers as well as the men laid bets with each other against his enticing any native by such methods, even if they were sickly or deformed and therefore of little use to their tribe.
And yet on the third day they were in harbour Rodney's optimism was justified. The Cimaroon returned at dusk with twenty men and the news that there would be, perhaps, double the number waiting further down the coast where there was a bigger native village.
" They are young," he explained to Rodney, "but they are strong and keen, and I promised that they could trust your word that they would be paid. No one has ever paid them before," he added a little wistfully, "and some of them would like to go to sea and learn how to handle a ship."
" I am grateful to you for helping me in this matter," Rodney said. "My officers were certain that few of your tribe would wish to leave their own shores."
The Cimaroon shook his head.
" It is not much of a life for a young man," he said. "There are Spaniards everywhere. They increase from year to year. If a man works hard and is prosperous enough to have a few cows and pigs, the Spaniards come and take them from him. They have raiding parties to find slaves not only for their ships, but for the mines on the other side of the isthmus. Our young men grow afraid ; but they trust you. You are the friend of our friend, Sir Francis Drake."
It was not surprising that Rodney was pleased with himself Lizbeth thought that night at supper, as he sat at the head of the great polished table. The candlelight glittered on the gold and jewelled ornaments. Don Miguel dined with them, for Rodney had learned in the Golden Hind with what courtesy and generosity he should treat important prisoners.
They soon found that the young Spaniard could speak English, and more fluently than they could speak Spanish. He was aged twenty-three years and this was his first voyage to inspect his father's property on the Spanish Main. He told them a little of the wealth and treasure that had been carried from Nombre de Dios to Havana in the six ships which had

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