“We are carrying port wine to Anvers.”
“Excellent. Now take me aboard and return to your post, for they will soon be here.”
“I am ready.”
“It is important that none of your crew should see me.”
“I have but one man on board, and I am as sure of him as I am of myself. Besides, he doesn’t know you; like his mates he is ready to obey our orders knowing nothing of our plan.”
“Very well; let us go.”
They then went down to the Thames.
A boat was fastened to the shore by a chain fixed to a