"Can't come it no how; cos why, I'm hove to, with the anchor hard and fast, ony they can't see that we're anchored." Suddenly a cry came over the water from a man on the quarter-deck. "Ship aho-o-o-o-o-oy!" "Hel-lo-o-o-o-o!" Such was the informal reply of Captain Corbet. "Heave to-o-o-o, till I send a boat aboard." "Hoo-r-a-a-a-a-ay!" Such was again Captain Corbet's cheerful and informal answer.