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It is the evaporation from the big lagoons--there are so many of them," McCoy explained.
This old man was merely the seed of McCoy, of McCoy of the BOUNTY, the mutineer fleeing from the hemp that waited him in England, the McCoy who was a power for evil in the early days of blood and lust and violent death on Pitcairn Island.
During the night, light, baffling airs blew out of the south, and the frantic captain, with his cargo of fire, watched and measured his westward drift and went off by himself at times to curse softly so that McCoy should not hear.
From the deck the land was invisible, and McCoy went aloft, while the captain took advantage of the opportunity to curse some of the bitterness out of his heart.
Hold her up, Captain," McCoy said as soon as he reached the poop.
She'll make it," McCoy assured him with supreme confidence.
Slowly, point by point, as she entered the lagoon, the PYRENEES described the circle that put her before the wind; and point by point, with all the calm certitude of a thousand years of time to spare, McCoy chanted the changing course.
McCoy's beard was crinkling and shriveling and the smell of it, strong in the other's nostrils, compelled him to look toward McCoy with sudden solicitude.
Now," said McCoy, stealing a glance ahead at the low shore, "four points up, Captain, and let her drive.
He reached the painter of the boat that lay under the quarter, then looked for McCoy, who was standing aside to let him go down.
But the flame and smoke were too terrible, and he followed hard after McCoy, both men wriggling on the rope and sliding down into the boat together.
a beautiful bed, Captain," McCoy murmured, looking back.
And now," said McCoy, "I must see about getting back to Pitcairn.
McCoy was unable to pick up the history-making trail yesterday as the National Hunt meetings at Exeter, Hereford and Leopardstown were abandoned.
When I was a security officer going to college, I kept thinking 'I can do that better,'" says McCoy.