Rankine steadied himself against the rail, with his glasses at his eyes.
It is not enough to select his Epistle to Rankine, and speak of its unbecoming levity.
She had already connected it with Rankine and the sinking of the merchant ships.
"I hear you're cruising about the Galloway coast," Rankine said to Andrew.
Professor Rankine and Mr. Lazlett experimented principally upon foreign woods.
Then we must try to find Rankine and tell him what we suspect.
The lieutenant went out, and Rankine, lying back on the locker, lighted his pipe.
He hoped Rankine knew their position as he followed the steamer's light.
At times the steamer's stern light almost faded out, but it grew brighter again, and Andrew knew that Rankine was waiting for him.
He tasted the wine Rankine poured out and lighted a cigarette.