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This time it was to the land south of Newfoundland that the ships took their way.
And a moment later the swift runner reappeared, and, stepping on board the ship, handed the healing water to the Simpleton.
Then twelve roasted oxen and twelve tons of bread were brought alongside of the ship, and at one sitting the glutton had devoured it all.
And sure enough, when the forty casks of wine containing forty gallons each were brought alongside of the ship, they disappeared down the thirsty comrade's throat in no time; and when they were empty he remarked:
In the meantime the courtier, who had run all the way from the palace, reached the ship panting and breathless, and delivered the King's message.
M'Kay took this occasion to go on shore, but with a request from the captain that they would not detain the ship.
When those on shore saw the ship actually under way, they embarked with all speed, but had a hard pull of eight miles before they got on board, and then experienced but a grim reception, notwithstanding that they came well laden with the spoils of the chase.
They promised, as usual, that the ship should never experience a moment's detention on their account, but, as usual, forgot their promise.
On the morning of the 11th, the repairs being all finished, and the water casks replenished, the signal was given to embark, and the ship began to weigh anchor.
This was the third time his orders had been treated with contempt, and the ship wantonly detained, and it should be the last; so he spread all sail and put to sea, swearing he would leave the laggards to shift for themselves.
In the meantime the penguin hunters had joined the engravers of tombstones, but not before the ship was already out at sea.
On board the ship was the nephew of David Stuart, a young man of spirit and resolution.
They consoled themselves, therefore, by declaring, that as soon as they made land, they would assert their rights, and do with ship and cargo as they pleased.
While all this petty anarchy was agitating the little world within the Tonquin, the good ship prosperously pursued her course, doubled Cape Horn on the 25th of December, careered across the bosom of the Pacific, until, on the 11th of February, the snowy peaks of Owyhee were seen brightening above the horizon.
Norovirus -- which refers to a group of viruses that can cause stomach distress, usually manifested in vomiting and diarrhea -- is just as common on land as on cruise ships, the CDC reports, but the close quarters can cause it to spread rapidly, and the capsule environment of a ship results in a more glaring public focus.
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