. The voice in the rice . oles of , ,my feet; let go my right hand—and/^),Heaven alone knows exactly what hap-^ ,^^pened. I have thought, however, that -^^^^as the ship was staggering up from thelong roll to leeward, she was suddenly-/beaten down, and back—as a fighter,rising from a knockdown blow, gets tohis knees and is once more felled by anadversary who has momentarily passedbeyond the restraint of the rules. ButI know that while my right hand washolding to nothing, the strangersweight came suddenly full force againstmy chest, and tore loose the grip thatI had of the line with my left hand
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