By Laurens van der Post
Explorer, novelist, author and film-maker, Sir Laurens van der put up was once probably the most influential figures of our period. the following, in dialog with Jean-Marc Pottiez, he files his principles and insights right into a wide selection of matters and personalities, cast by means of a life of massive studies and demanding situations.
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He inquired smoothly. “I gave strict orders —” “I am here to ask questions before answering them,” said Rosemonde. ” The prince had by this time quite recovered his bland composure. “She is chartered to me, and is going to land you at Ben Ho — ultimately,” he replied. He was a bulky man, square jawed, and obviously no one’s fool. “When I heard at Saigon that you were seeking to take passage I ordered Captain Hi Lung to accommodate you. I trust there was no harm in that? ” Rosemonde met his smiling gaze frowning a little.
Hoarsely returned the skipper. “Then good night to ye, and pleasant dreams,” said Desmond, starting for the ladder. ” muttered the skipper hastily. ” “It’ll give me pleasure to reciprocate,” said Desmond, returning. “I’ll take me knife to these lines — heavens, but they’ve lashed ye tight! ” The skipper uttered furious but inarticulate oaths, and staggered to his feet. “Give me your arm when we get up,” he said at last. “It’s a bad crack over the skull I got. ” Desmond explained the situation.
Why, that’s the cook talkin’, I expect. ” “Sure of it,” assented Desmond. ” A Celestial with a megaphone was standing in the bows of the junk, talking with someone on the schooner’s deck. For the present, however, Desmond was confident that every one concerned had been too absorbed in the work on hand to notice either the woman at her window or the figures at the stern window of the schooner. 59 60 THE OPIUM SHIP Leaving the other three to discuss the junk, Desmond went into the forward cabin. He felt himself once more, and he was ready for action.