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1  A small bird came toward the skiff from the north.
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2  "He is two feet longer than the skiff," the old man said.
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3  But he cannot pull this skiff forever, no matter how great he is.
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4  He heard the stick break and the line begin to rush out over the gunwale of the skiff.
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5  He had a bottle of water in the bow of the skiff and that was all he needed for the day.
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6  "Santiago," the boy said to him as they climbed the bank from where the skiff was hauled up.
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7  He was sorry for them all, even the great trunk backs that were as long as the skiff and weighed a ton.
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8  Once he stood up and urinated over the side of the skiff and looked at the stars and checked his course.
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9  He held the line against his back and watched its slant in the water and the skiff moving steadily to the North-West.
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10  He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.
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11  The box with the baits was under the stern of the skiff along with the club that was used to subdue the big fish when they were brought alongside.
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12  Now the man watched the dip of the three sticks over the side of the skiff and rowed gently to keep the lines straight up and down and at their proper depths.
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13  But four hours later the fish was still swimming steadily out to sea, towing the skiff, and the old man was still braced solidly with the line across his back.
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14  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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15  The boy was back now with the sardines and the two baits wrapped in a newspaper and they went down the trail to the skiff, feeling the pebbled sand under their feet, and lifted the skiff and slid her into the water.
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16  Its jaws were working convulsively in quick bites against the hook and it pounded the bottom of the skiff with its long flat body, its tail and its head until he clubbed it across the shining golden head until it shivered and was still.
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17  He adjusted the sack and carefully worked the line so that it came across a new part of his shoulders and, holding it anchored with his shoulders, he carefully felt the pull of the fish and then felt with his hand the progress of the skiff through the water.
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