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CHAPTER SEVEN - THE SPANISH GALLEYS

his assailant released him, so that he could hear the midshipman of the guard boat apologizing for this rough treatment of a post captain of the Royal Navy. Someone unmasked the guard boat's lantern, and by its light Foster revealed himself bedraggled and battered. The light shone on their sullen prisoners.
`Boats ahoy!' came another hail, and yet another boat emerged from the darkness and pulled towards them.
'Cap'n Hammond, I believe!' hailed Foster, with an ominous rasp in his voice.
`Thank God!' they heard Hammond say, and the boat pulled into the faint circle of light.
`But no thanks to you,' said Foster bitterly.
`After your fire ship cleared the Santa Barbara a puff of wind took you on faster than we could keep up with you,' explained Harvey.
`We followed as fast as we could get these rock scorpions to row,' added Hammond.
`And yet it called for Spaniards to save us from drowning,' sneered Foster. The memory of his struggle in the water rankled, apparently. `I thought I could rely on two brother captains.'
'What are you implying, sir?' snapped Hammond.
`I make no implications, but others may read implications into a simple statement of fact.'
`I consider that an offensive remark, sir,' said Harvey, `addressed to me equally with Captain Hammond.'
`I congratulate you on your perspicacity, sir,' replied Foster.
`I understand,' said Harvey. `This is not a discussion we can pursue with these men present. I shall send a friend to wait on you.'
`He will be welcome.'
`Then I wish you a very good night, sir.'
`And I, too, sir,' said Hammond. `Give way there.'
The boat pulled out of the circle of light, leaving an

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