They pulled with all their might; and Lanark, the cockswain, steered her for the siamang.
"Keep the boat broadside on," observed R—— to the cockswain.
The captain nodded at the cockswain, and the bowman shoved off.
"There ain't nothin' the matter," replied the cockswain, looking at the men.
"Lady Helena and Miss Grant await you on board," replied the cockswain.