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  • Not twenty feet away from me, on another hatch-cover, were Captain Oudouse and the Heathen.

    THE HEATHEN

  • Thick rain was driving at the time, and it was the merest chance that flung me and the hatch-cover together.

    THE HEATHEN

  • We elevated one end of the hatch-cover, and the Bricklayer plunged outboard and was gone.

    That Dead Men Rise Up Never

  • As I learned afterward, he had got the hatch-cover first, and, after some time, encountering Captain Oudouse, had offered to share it with him, and had been kicked off for his pains.

    THE HEATHEN

  • We sewed him up in the blankets in which he died and laid him on a hatch-cover for'ard of the main-hatch on the port side.

    That Dead Men Rise Up Never

  • So I called to the Kanaka to come to me, and proceeded to share the hatch-cover with him.

    THE HEATHEN

  • Captain Oudouse must have succumbed to exhaustion, for several days later his hatch-cover drifted ashore without him.

    THE HEATHEN

  • He stepped up to the hatch-cover, and all caps came off.

    Chapter 3

  • The men holding the hatch-cover seemed perplexed, puzzled no doubt by the briefness of the ceremony.

    Chapter 3

  • They elevated the end of the hatch-cover with pitiful haste, and, like a dog flung overside, the dead man slid feet first into the sea.

    Chapter 3

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