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CHAPTER NINE

was towing her now, meaning to use her if she could be of service while they cruised down the coast, and then intending to do as Drake had always done, break her up before he left for England. These small pinnace were useless in the open sea but useful enough to the Spaniards in their coast work and she could not, therefore, be left intact.
The Cimaroons coveted the ironwork and Rodney had already promised this to their friend the pilot. He had been hoping to-day that they would encounter a pearling lugger and get a chance of taking the pearls before they were deposited at Nombre de Dios ready for shipment to Spain. He would collect a necklace for Phillida's white neck, he thought, and knew, even as he decided it, that this was but a sop to his guilty conscience ; and then he smiled at his own self-accusations.
Men, when they were engaged on difficult and dangerous tasks, had little time for women. When he returned home, things would be different. He would teach Phillida then what love meant. He would waken her to a passion as warm and as ardent as his own. At the moment there were more important things to do.
He took another turn about the deck. The Santa Perpetua was almost still now, but Rodney knew that the wind would rise in the night. It was too dangerous to proceed far in the darkness, but they could always set sail immediately dawn broke and keep forging ahead until the heat of the day drove the breeze away and once again they rocked becalmed on a glassy sea.
He took a quick look at the Sea Hawk and at the empty sea -there was nothing they could do but wait for the wind. They were near the shore but the water was deep. The only real danger was from hidden coral reefs. The man with the lead was chanting the depth. Rodney could hear his voice.
" No bottom," he called.
Rodney looked over the side. He could see the clearness of the water and the fish swimming beside the ship. There was no danger anywhere, only sunshine and the still heaviness of the atmosphere unrelieved by a breeze. On the Sea Hawk Barlow was staring up at his topsails. Barlow would be itching to get under way, and suddenly Rodney was not certain that he

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