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The Sandman: His Sea Stories   By: (1863-1926)

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[Illustration: "THEY SAILED ON, IN THE MOONLIGHT"

(See page 297)]

The Sandman:

His Sea Stories

By William J. Hopkins

Author of "The Sandman: His Farm Stories," "The Sandman: More Farm Stories," "The Sandman: His Ship Stories," etc.

With Forty Illustrations by Diantha W. Horne

This special edition is published by arrangement with the publisher of the regular edition, The Page Company.

CADMUS BOOKS E. M. HALE AND COMPANY

CHICAGO

Copyright, 1908

BY THE PAGE COMPANY

All rights reserved

Made in U.S.A.

CONTENTS

PAGE

THE SEPTEMBER GALE STORY 1

THE FIRE STORY 31

THE PORPOISE STORY 44

THE SEAWEED STORY 57

THE FLYING FISH STORY 74

THE LOG BOOK STORY 85

THE SHARK STORY 102

THE CHRISTMAS STORY 120

THE SOUNDING STORY 139

THE TEAK WOOD STORY 153

THE STOWAWAY STORY 171

THE ALBATROSS STORY 185

THE DERELICT STORY 194

THE LIGHTHOUSE STORY 210

THE RUNAWAY STORY 222

THE TRAFALGAR STORY 243

THE CARGO STORY 253

THE PRIVATEER STORY 270

THE RACE STORY 291

THE PILOT STORY 310

THE DRIFTWOOD STORY 325

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

"They sailed on, in the moonlight." (See page 297) Frontispiece

"Sometimes he had to hold on to the fences" 11

"They saw all sorts of things going up the river" 23

"A great tree that was blown down" 29

"It floated, burning, for a few minutes" 42

"They swam in a funny sort of way" 48

"They had more porpoises on deck than you would have thought that they could possibly use" 55

"The surface of the sea seemed covered with them" 65

"They amused themselves for a long time" 72

"A school of fish suddenly leaped out of the water" 78

"The sailors were having a good time" 81

The Hour Glass 90

"Little Jacob liked to watch Captain Solomon" 93

"'Right there,' he said, 'you can see his back fin'" 109

The Shark 114

"'Yes, little lad,' he said. 'For you if you want it'" 129

Christmas Island, 1st View, bearing N by E 132

Christmas Island, 2nd View, bearing SW 133

"Little Jacob watched it ... settle into the ocean" 138

The Lead 149

"He walked all around the great yard with the boys on his back" 167

"He was in the hold of the ship" 177

The Albatross 188

"They watched it the day after the next, too" 192

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