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1  The hands have done their work and we sail well.
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2  He only needed the feel of the trade wind and the drawing of the sail.
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3  With his mouth shut and his tail straight up and down we sail like brothers.
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4  Then he found the sheet and the sail filled and he brought the skiff onto her course.
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5  So he did that with the tiller under his arm and the sheet of the sail under his foot.
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6  I am sorry I cannot hoist the sail and take you in with the small breeze that is rising.
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7  He rested sitting on the un-stepped mast and sail and tried not to think but only to endure.
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8  The sail was patched with flour sacks and, furled, it looked like the flag of permanent defeat.
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9  I must prepare everything, then bring him in and lash him well and step the mast and set sail for home.
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10  Then he dove suddenly and the old man saw flying fish spurt out of the water and sail desperately over the surface.
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11  The old man leaned the mast with its wrapped sail against the wall and the boy put the box and the other gear beside it.
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12  His shirt had been patched so many times that it was like the sail and the patches were faded to many different shades by the sun.
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13  He cut a piece of line and tied the fish's lower jaw against his bill so his mouth would not open and they would sail as cleanly as possible.
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14  When they reached the old man's shack the boy took the rolls of line in the basket and the harpoon and gaff and the old man carried the mast with the furled sail on his shoulder.
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15  Then he stepped the mast and, with the stick that was his gaff and with his boom rigged, the patched sail drew, the boat began to move, and half lying in the stern he sailed south-west.
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16  It made the boy sad to see the old man come in each day with his skiff empty and he always went down to help him carry either the coiled lines or the gaff and harpoon and the sail that was furled around the mast.
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17  No one would steal from the old man but it was better to take the sail and the heavy lines home as the dew was bad for them and, though he was quite sure no local people would steal from him, the old man thought that a gaff and a harpoon were needless temptations to leave in a boat.
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