We had just cleared the Mark Boat and her disorderly neighbours when the storm ended as suddenly as it had begun.
In less than three minutes the covey round the Mark Boat had shipped their power-lights and whirred away upon their businesses.
I'd be the last man to deny it," the captain of the Mark Boat replies softly.
The Mark Boat hums off joyously and hangs herself up in her appointed eyrie.
The Mark Boat's vertical spindle of light lies down to eastward, setting in the face of the following stars.
Come, come, gentlemen, I say; this isn't business," said Marks.
Come, now, Loker, none of your huffs," said Marks, licking his lips; "you see, Mr.
said Marks, his sharp eyes, nose and mouth, all alive with enterprise.
Ye see," said Marks to Haley, stirring his punch as he did so, "ye see, we has justices convenient at all p'ints along shore, that does up any little jobs in our line quite reasonable.
You oughter see, now," said Marks, in a glow of professional pride, "how I can tone it off.
Then Dantes rose more agile and light than the kid among the myrtles and shrubs of these wild rocks, took his gun in one hand, his pickaxe in the other, and hastened towards the rock on which the marks
he had noted terminated.
Mortimer--and this is important--the marks which you saw were on the path and not on the grass?
He had left his own marks all over that small patch of gravel.
He took her home, and stayed till she was recovered; and, having no money to pay the coach, went back in state to Bevis Marks, bidding the driver (for it was Saturday night) wait at the door while he went in for 'change.
He paid the coachman, and turned his back on Bevis Marks, big with great designs for the comforting of Kit's mother and the aid of Kit himself.