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But with his nerves taut, by sheer power of his cool will forcing himself to work steadily but not sharply, he brought the nose up, closing his eyes to that wild nightmare of water seeming to be leaping toward the airplane.
“You didn’t tell him the emeralds we found were the imitations?”Jeff called and signaled that all was ready. Larry summoned Sandy but the latter lingered, while Dick, a little sorry he had taunted so much, followed Larry toward the waiting airplane. But Sandy, scowling, hesitated whether he would go or be angry and refuse to join the Sky Patrol. Then, as he clambered onto the forward bracing of the under wing and leaned on the cockpit cowling, his face assumed a startled, intent expression.
41The seaplane sheered to one side in a violent slip as her pilot evidently tried to bank and kick rudder and lost control.
It came to him, swiftly, that this would be both a race and a complication.
“Priceless emeralds—destroyed? You mean—robbers, don’t you?”116Climb they did, until the sea dropped down to a gray-green, flat expanse and only the powerful binoculars Larry was using could pick out the cruising hydroplane slowly verging away from the shore in an apparently aimless voyage.
Larry explained.213It was close to noon when the ’bus deposited them at the town from which they had to walk to the estate.
“I haven’t seen much of you, I know.” Larry sat down on the swing by Dick on the latter’s veranda. “Daytimes I’ve been studying rigging and checking up on an airplane, because Tommy thinks a pilot ought to know everything there is to know about his ship because he may have to do things himself if he gets hold of a careless rigger.”
Jeff shook his head.“Suspicions Sandy—asking that?” he teased.