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1  Then he took up the oar with the knife lashed to it.
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2  "Yes," and shipped his oars without bumping the boat.
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3  The old man wiped the blade of his knife and laid down the oar.
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4  He shipped his oars and brought a small line from under the bow.
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5  But most of the boats were silent except for the dip of the oars.
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6  But if I had, and could have lashed it to an oar butt, what a weapon.
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7  The old man reversed the oar and put the blade between the shark's jaws to open them.
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8  It was an oar handle from a broken oar sawed off to about two and a half feet in length.
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9  The old man let him hit the fish and then drove the knife on the oar down into his brain.
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10  "I'll lash the two oars together across the stern and that will slow him in the night," he said.
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11  "I wish I had a stone for the knife," the old man said after he had checked the lashing on the oar butt.
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12  They were hateful sharks, bad smelling, scavengers as well as killers, and when they were hungry they would bite at an oar or the rudder of a boat.
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13  He fitted the rope lashings of the oars onto the thole pins and, leaning forward against the thrust of the blades in the water, he began to row out of the harbour in the dark.
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14  There were other boats from the other beaches going out to sea and the old man heard the dip and push of their oars even though he could not see them now the moon was below the hills.
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15  Just then the stern line came taut under his foot, where he had kept a loop of the line, and he dropped his oars and felt the weight of the small tuna's shivering pull as he held the line firm and commenced to haul it in.
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16  From where he swung lightly against his oars he looked down into the water and saw the tiny fish that were coloured like the trailing filaments and swam between them and under the small shade the bubble made as it drifted.
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17  The line showed clearly on the top of his brown head and back where the brain joined the spinal cord and the old man drove the knife on the oar into the juncture, withdrew it, and drove it in again into the shark's yellow cat-like eyes.
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