The ferryman emerged from the willows and stepped into his boat.
"Just time to do it by the skin of your teeth, Capt'n," shouted the ferryman.
"And well you may be with the gallows waiting for you at Rennes," growled the ferryman.
The ferryman could only talk Dutch, and so Mr. George could not ask him what was to pay.
Pence Oiler, the ferryman, sat in the corner puffing at ...