Nub gazed at the creature, but his courage did not fail him.
“Ay, Massa Shobbrok, you can never pray for too much,” said Nub.
In vain the mate and Nub looked around on every side in the hope of seeing it.
“We go to get fresh water, and be back soon wid it,” said Nub as they passed.
Nub was now near the hole where the female hornbill had been seen.
“I no tink we lose ...