Jurgis was so transparently what he pretended to be that his cell mate
was as open with him as a child; it was pleasant to tell him adventures, he was so full of wonder and admiration, he was so new to the ways of the country.
He mentioned this to his mate
and when he told her that the Eggs would probably conduct themselves in the same way after they were fledged she was quite comforted and even became eagerly interested and derived great pleasure from watching the boy over the edge of her nest--though she always thought that the Eggs would be much cleverer and learn more quickly.
And when I had pointed out the rock and told him how the captain was likely to return, and how soon, and answered a few other questions, "Ah," said he, "this'll be as good as drink to my mate
The ape's mate
, recovered from its first shock of terror, had returned to the scene of the encounter by way of the interior of the building.
angry, said it was folly, and to yield to such foolish ideas would demoralise the men, said he would engage to keep them out of trouble with the handspike.
However, there are ships where, as an old grizzled mate
once told me, "nothing ever seems to go right
My second mate
was a round-cheeked, silent young man, grave beyond his years, I thought; but as our eyes happened to meet I detected a slight quiver on his lips.
Had you taken her hand, it would have indicated your desire to make her your mate
, and had you raised her hand above her head and then dropped it, it would have meant that you did not wish her for a mate
and that you released her from all obligation to you.
At his side raced his shaggy mate
, only a trifle smaller than he and no whit less savage.
I am too spent with running to go back with you," and the mate
of the Kincaid threw himself upon the ground, panting as though he was almost done for.
Already he had made the generalization that of the two, the captain was the superior god, giving many orders that the mate
On the schooner were two white men, the skipper and the second mate
, with half a dozen black boys.