But no one knew then that he had foregathered with Niclaus and lived in his prau.
Before they got him into the river he had impelled the Kanakas to capture the prau.
Next morning, when a breeze sprang up soon after sunrise, the brig and the prau left the bay together.
The two men who completed the prau's crew followed him into that magnate's campong.
Five men had engaged to work at the prau till finished, and then go with me to Mysol, Waigiou, and Ternate.
He sat cross-legged, with his gun in his hands, on the roof at the stern of his prau.
Early this year a Celebes trader becalmed in a prau was watching him at it.
They beat the gong, and turned the head of the prau into the bay.
While the prau swept slowly in, the sun beat down with terrible force, and there was not a breath of wind to cool the burning air.
I have promised to Tuan Lingard twenty men and a prau to make war in Wajo.