Undaunted he then went in pursuit of the third lugger, but as a breeze came up she managed to get away.
The skipper of the lugger, sir, who guided us up the African river.
Whether the lugger was seen by those on board or not was a question.
“That means the Seafowl firing at the lugger to heave to, sir,” said Murray.
He had set fire to the lugger and was intending to make his escape in the dinghy.
And now, if you will take my advice, sir, you will draw off the men and secure the lugger.
It was the expected--nay, the announced--sirocco, and it brought the lugger to windward beyond all dispute.
He at once opened fire on the lugger, who made all sail to escape.
The lugger shot ahead for Scotland, the swift wind upon her beam.
One thing was certain, that she was steering directly for the lugger.