been given up by Captain Rogers to the passengers, who were to be accommodated at the other end of the boat.
“They will have nothing to do, then at this end?” said Mordaunt.
“Nothing at all.”
“That’s a capital arrangement. Return to Greenwich and bring them here. I shall hide myself in your cabin. You have a longboat?”
“That in which we came.”
“It appeared light and well constructed.”
“Quite a canoe.”
“Fasten it to the poop with a rope; put the oars into it, so that it may follow in the track and there will be nothing to do except to cut