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CHAPTER ELEVEN

she could do. She was deafened by the noise and din and dazed by the sight of death all around her. She found herself praying, praying out loud as she held Master Gadstone's dead body to her. It was a long time after, when she opened her eyes to find Rodney standing beside her, that she realized it was for him and not for herself that she had been praying.
The quiet now was almost painful after the roar of the guns. Her eyes were smarting from smoke ; it caught in her throat and made her cough ; and then despite her every resolution she knew she was crying. She felt Rodney pull her to her feet, heard him give the order for Gadstone's body to be carried away, as he half-supported, half-carried her into the after cabin.
Everything was in confusion. Pictures had fallen, gold ornaments were scattered over the floor, chairs were overturned.
" Drink this wine," Rodney said quietly, and there was something in the calmness of his voice which pulled Lizbeth together far more effectively than the wine he forced between her lips.
" Sit here," he commanded. "I must go on deck. There is much for me to do."
He was gone almost before he finished speaking, and in a few minutes Lizbeth had followed him.
" Fifteen men killed and thirty wounded, Sir," the Master Gunner told her.
Here was her task and she set herself to do it, realizing as she worked that the conditions on the Santa Perpetua were much better than those she had encountered on the Sea Hawk.
She had inspected the surgeon's cabin after they had captured the ship and had marvelled at what she found there. There was no need to ask Rodney this time for aqua vitae, for the Spaniards had a special vinegar which they used to clean and cool wounds and Lizbeth had already proved its efficacy on men who had cut or injured themselves while in the execution of their duties.
There were rolls of fine linen to use as bandages, pots and bottles of healing lotions and pastes, some of which were too

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