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  • Our gang laid out on the mizzen-topsailyard, and after more than half an hour's hard work furled the sail, though it bellied out over our heads, and again, by a slat of the wind, blew in under the yard with a fearful jerk and almost threw us off from the foot-ropes.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11 Charles Dudley Warner 1864


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