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  • Williams and I were the only ones about the maindeck.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • Second Mate was down on the maindeck with the men, seeing about some job he wanted done; so that I was on the poop alone.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • When I got down on to the maindeck, I went up to the Second, and gave it to him.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • “Nothing, Sir,” said Tammy, and went down on to the maindeck.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • Every time I remembered them, I felt thankful for the lanterns round the maindeck, and I wondered why none had been put in the mizzen rigging.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • If he had known of that other thing, I had seen down on the maindeck, what then?

    The Ghost Pirates

  • Three times already he had been down on to the maindeck, prowling about.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • I shirked being questioned about my sudden appearance at the foot of the poop ladder; and so I lit my pipe and wandered about the maindeck.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • And then, funnily enough, in spite of all my reasoning, I was still afraid of going aft to discover who that was, standing on the lee side of the maindeck.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • From the maindeck there came the sound of running feet, and the voices of the watch, shouting.

    The Ghost Pirates

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