- Arthur . 1884–1967, English writer, best known for his books for children, including Swallows and Amazons (1930) and Great Northern? (1947)
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The unfailing Ransome lighted the binnaclelamps and glided, all shadowy, up to me.
The first time it happened Ransome and I were very much alarmed.
In my cautious progress I came against a man in whom I recognized Ransome.
But I stood up all the same to put on the coat when Ransome brought it up.
Ransome lingered in the cabin as if he had something to do there, but hesitated about doing it.