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CHAPTER EIGHT

hand in his ; and before she realized what he was doing, he had slipped the ring on her finger.
For a moment she looked at it, and then Don Miguel raised her fingers and she felt the touch of his lips on them.
" It is yours," he said. "Keep it somewhere secret because I have given it to you."
With a violence that took him by surprise, Lizbeth snatched her hand from his.
" How can you think I would do such a thing?" she asked angrily, and pulling the ring from her finger, she threw it back into the box. "Do you not understand that everything in this ship belongs not to one person but to all? Part goes in prize money to those who man her, the rest to the shareholders who have financed the voyage. If I took the ring that you offer me, I should be stealing. What is more, now you have shown me where it is, you must tell Rodney about the secret hiding place."
Don Miguel seemed to hesitate.
" If you do not do so, I must," Lizbeth said.
He smiled at her then and somehow she found her anger evaporating.
" Pray do not be angry with me," he pleaded. "I did not think you had such strict ideas of justice. What is a ring, one way or another, in this great cargo, which is worth thousands of English pounds? I wanted to give you something that is mine. I forgot I have nothing."
Lizbeth was touched then by the humility in his voice.
" I should not have spoken as I did," she said quickly. "It was kind of you to wish to give me a present and I thank you for the thought even while I can take nothing."
" But you have already taken something," the Spaniard replied.
He shut the emeralds back in the box as he spoke and his voice was low and serious.
" What have I taken?" Lizbeth asked, puzzled.
" My heart," he answered.
For a moment she could hardly credit what he was saying, and then, as her eyes stared at him in surprise, she saw the expression in his, saw the sudden fire behind the seriousness

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