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he had called Port Pheasant because there were so many of those beautiful birds to be seen there. Here it was definitely not safe to linger, for the Spaniards had never forgotten Drake's raids from Port Pheasant, so they slipped by it, hoping that they passed unobserved.
There were wild birds, venison, hens and pigs to be obtained from the natives. Rodney insisted on paying for everything he took ; and in consequence, when the new volunteer seamen went ashore, they often returned with a friend or two who also wished to join the English crew.
They were happy ships, both of them, and though sometimes there were floggings when a man got too obstreperous and had to be punished as an example to the others, Lizbeth knew that Don Miguel often looked in surprise at the smiling faces of the men hurrying about the decks and up the rigging, singing and whistling as they worked with a carefree lightheartedness which bespoke their contentment.
" They are happy," he said one afternoon as he and Lizbeth sat in the after cabin just before sunset.
It was a burst of song which brought forth his remark, a sea shanty which every man aboard had known since babyhood and in which all joined at the very tops of their voices.
" Yes, they are happy," Lizbeth answered. "They are well fed and successful, and there will be good prize money for every man when we return to Plymouth." She spoke without thinking, and feeling she might have hurt him by referring to the loss of his ship, she said, "I am sorry-sorry for you, I mean."
He smiled at her then and his eyes watched her as she sat half-curled in an armchair, her chin resting on her hand, her hair, which had grown longer since they had been at sea, curling almost to her shoulders. It was vivid against the dark velvet of the chair in which she sat and now, wondering at his silence, she raised her eyes to his and saw something there which made her feel suddenly tense.
" You are very pretty," he said softly in English.
She felt the blood rising in her cheeks. "What do you mean?" she stammered.
" Did you really think you were deceiving me?" he asked. "I

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