1 "They'll have a hot run, sir," returned the captain.
2 My dear," said my mother suddenly, "take the money and run on.
3 Then, climbing on the roof, he had with his own hand bent and run up the colours.
4 To see him leap and run and pursue me over hedge and ditch was the worst of nightmares.
5 Sir," said the captain, "if I risk another order, the whole ship'll come about our ears by the run.
6 Now, Mrs. Hawkins, just you run upstairs to your husband and tell him, if possible, nothing about it.
7 We could run so much the easier from the north-east corner of the island to the mouth of the North Inlet.
8 I remembered the man who had been shot and had run back among the woods in the great attack, and doubted not that this was he.
9 But you may suppose I paid no heed; jumping, ducking, and breaking through, I ran straight before my nose till I could run no longer.
10 For just then, although the sun had still an hour or two to run, all the echoes of the island awoke and bellowed to the thunder of a cannon.
11 I turned to run, struck violently against one person, recoiled, and ran full into the arms of a second, who for his part closed upon and held me tight.
12 And I began to run towards the anchorage, my terrors all forgotten, while close at my side the marooned man in his goatskins trotted easily and lightly.
13 By this time we had got so far out of the run of the current that we kept steerage way even at our necessarily gentle rate of rowing, and I could keep her steady for the goal.
14 We had run up the trades to get the wind of the island we were after--I am not allowed to be more plain--and now we were running down for it with a bright lookout day and night.
15 All told, we had scarce two miles to run; but the navigation was delicate, the entrance to this northern anchorage was not only narrow and shoal, but lay east and west, so that the schooner must be nicely handled to be got in.
16 The ebb had already run some time, and I had to wade through a long belt of swampy sand, where I sank several times above the ankle, before I came to the edge of the retreating water, and wading a little way in, with some strength and dexterity, set my coracle, keel downwards, on the surface.
17 I have said this was the worst thing possible for me, for helpless as she looked in this situation, with the canvas cracking like cannon and the blocks trundling and banging on the deck, she still continued to run away from me, not only with the speed of the current, but by the whole amount of her leeway, which was naturally great.
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