Buck lay down with a sound that was almost a moan and the boat took up its silent glide toward safety. "It's fierce ter leave him this 'a'way!" muttered Buck, "Yous tell him, won't yer, an' her she's a ly-dy, she is. She's all white! Tell her Buck'll do ez much fer her some day ef he ever gits the chanct." "In doin' fer her you'd be doin' fer him, I spekullate," said Sam after a long pause.