My word, Mr Herrick, sir, it's truly-thankful-Amen I am that the poor chap's all right again." "And so am I, Tom Jecks," I replied. "O' course you is, sir; I never meant to cut his tail, only to frighten him a bit; but, poor heathen, he took it all as serious as seas. Shall I go and chuck the tin-can overboard?" "No; leave it here for him to find when he wakes up." "Right it is, sir.