LAUNCH


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Then that launch would give one final shriek of a whistle that would nearly burst the boiler, and she would reverse her engines, and blow off steam, and swing round and get aground; everyone on board of it would rush to the bow and yell at us, and the people on the bank would stand and shout to us, and all the other passing boats would stop and join in, till the whole river for miles up and down was in a state of frantic commotion.
Upon which we would get nervous and confused, and not know how to get the boat out of the way, and the people in the launch would crowd round and instruct us:
Another good way we discovered of irritating the aristocratic type of steam launch, was to mistake them for a beanfeast, and ask them if they were Messrs.
A moment later, he was followed by another and another, and it is needless to state that we beat a hasty retreat to the launch.
I knew that he looked with disapproval upon my plan to visit England, and I did not know but what at his first opportunity, he might desert us, taking the launch with him, and attempt to return to Pan-America.
Much saddened by what I had seen, I took my departure from them, and the three of us made our way back to the launch, accompanied by about five hundred men, women, girls, and boys.
Smith, for I wanted a steam launch, and I have heard good reports of the--Let me see, what is her name?
She's not that old green launch with a yellow line, very broad in the beam?
I would engage a launch and go down the river on the track of the Aurora.
But not until Johnny and the launch crew arrived breathless from their run, did he learn.
He is an experienced hand at the work, as he has had for years a launch of his own on the Thames, and another on the Norfolk Broads.
We shall never feel happy till we get the launch in sight again.