By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Why, yes,” again the captain, scratching his head, “and creating a huge allowance, sir, for the entire presents of windfall, I should still say we have been lovely shut hauled. ” “How do you suggest? ” I requested. “It’s a pity, sir, we misplaced that moment load. That’s what I mean,” answered the captain. “As for powder and shot, we’ll do. however the rations are brief, very brief — so brief, health professional Livesey, that we’re maybe besides with out that additional mouth. ” And he pointed to the useless physique less than the flag. simply then, with a roar and a whistle, a around shot handed excessive above the roof of the log-house and plumped some distance past us within the wooden. “Oho! ” acknowledged the captain. “Blaze away! You’ve little sufficient powder already, my lads. ” on the moment trial the purpose was once larger and the ball descended contained in the stockade, scattering a cloud of sand, yet doing no extra harm. “Captain,” stated the squire, “the home is really invisible from the send. It has to be the flag they're aiming at. would it be wiser to take it in? ” “Strike my colors! ” cried the captain. “No, sir, no longer I,” and once he had stated the phrases i feel all of us agreed with him. For it was once not just a bit of stout, seamanly sturdy feeling; it used to be stable coverage in addition to, and confirmed our enemies that we despised their cannonade. throughout the night they stored thundering away. Ball after ball flew over or fell brief, or kicked up the sand within the inclosure; yet they'd to fireplace so excessive that the shot fell useless and buried itself within the tender sand. We had no ricochet to worry; and notwithstanding one popped in in the course of the roof of the log-house and out back in the course of the ground, we quickly received used to that kind of horse-play and minded it not more than cricket. “There is something sturdy approximately all this,” saw the captain; “the wooden in entrance people is probably going transparent. The ebb has made a very good whereas; our shops could be exposed. Volunteers to move and produce in red meat. ” grey and Hunter have been the 1st to come back ahead. good armed, they stole out of the stockade, however it proved a dead challenge. The mutineers have been bolder than we fancied, or they placed extra belief in Israel’s gunnery, for 4 or 5 of them have been busy wearing off our shops and wading out with them to at least one of the gigs that lay nearby, pulling an oar or to be able to carry her regular opposed to the present. Silver used to be within the stern-sheets in command, and each guy of them used to be now supplied with a musket from a few mystery journal in their personal. The captain sat all the way down to his log, and here's the start of the access: “Alexander Smollett, grasp; David Livesey, ship’s general practitioner; Abraham grey, carpenter’s mate; John Trelawney, proprietor; John Hunter and Richard Joyce, owner’s servants, landsmen — being all that's left devoted of the ship’s corporation — with shops for ten days at brief rations, got here ashore today and flew British colors at the log-house in Treasure Island. Thomas Redruth, owner’s servant, landsman, shot via the mutineers; James Hawkins, cabin-boy — ” And even as i used to be brooding about over negative Jim Hawkins’ destiny. A hail at the land facet.