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CHAPTER FIVE - THE MAN WHO SAW GOD

where fire would be so difficult to control in the sails and the rigging. Yet musketry and swivel-gun fire from the tops were an important tactical consideration. With the ships laid yardarm to yardarm Hornblower's men could clear the hostile quarterdeck where centred the brains and control of the enemy.
`Stop that, Finch!' said Hornblower irritably; turning, he had caught sight of him peering up at the maintop and at this moment of tension Finch's delusions annoyed him.
`Beg your pardon, sir,' said Finch, resuming his duties.
But a moment later Hornblower heard Finch whispering to himself.
`Mr Bracegirdle's there,' whispered Finch, 'an' Oldroyd's there, an' all those others. But He's there too, so He is.'
`Hands wear ship!' came the shouted order from the deck below.
The old Indefatigable was spinning round on her heel, the yards groaning as the braces swung them round. The French ship had made a bold attempt to rake her enemy as she clawed up to her, but Pellew's prompt handling defeated the plan. Now the ships were broadside to broadside, running free before the wind at long cannon shot.
`Just look at 'im!' roared Douglas, one of the musket men in the top. `Twenty guns a side. Looks brave enough, doesn't he?'
Standing beside Douglas Hornblower could look down on the Frenchman's deck, her guns run out with the guns' crews clustering round them, officers in white breeches and blue coats walking up and down, the spray flying from her bows as she drove headlong before the wind.
`She'll look braver still when we take her into Plymouth Sound,' said the seaman on the far side of Hornblower.
The Indefatigable was slightly the faster ship; an occasional touch of starboard helm was working her in closer to the enemy, into decisive range, without allowing the Frenchman to headreach upon her. Hornblower was impressed by the

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