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CHAPTER XIV - A TALL SHIP

she was having to face ! But she submitted. Calling up all her courage she allowed them to lead her to a waiting car. She noticed a tang of salt in the air ; and it was certain they were somewhere near the sea. She was just wondering where the ship was, when, to her astonishment, the car set off at a great pace and left the sea behind, and it was almost half an hour before she felt the salty taste of the atmosphere once more. Then, at last, they stopped, and this time they were very near the sea. She could hear the waves in the distance as they broke on the shore.
They carefully helped her to descend some slippery steps covered with green seaweed ; and then into a waiting motor-boat which bobbed up and down in an alarming manner. She could hear its engine chugchugging as it turned over. In a very short time they were racing through the ice-cold water. She sat shivering in the little seat near the stern of the boat, wondering when they would arrive at the end of the journey, and what she would find there.
As yet she had not got rid of the box, her only chance of being rescued.
Then the boat stopped.
" Grip hold, madame," said her guide, and suddenly slipped the scarf from her eyes.
They were alongside a big grey-painted ship-or so it seemed in the dense darkness. She could see practically nothing else. They were evidently in the river, for the water was quite smooth ; but she had no time to worry about this. The box must be got rid of now-or never ! As she stepped on the rope ladder against the ship's side, she let it slip from her fingers. No one noticed it fall, and in a moment it had been swirled out of sight-whether to be crushed between the two boats or to sink, she knew not. She could only whisper a little prayer for its safety.

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