ARTHUR'S NEW SLOOP.
OW, boys," said Uncle Martin, "if you were at sea in a vessel like this, what should you do when you saw a squall coming up?"
"I should take in all sail, and scud under bare poles," said Arthur.
"But what if you did not want to be blown ashore?"
"Then I should leave out the first reef, so as to catch as much wind as I could risk, and steer for the sea, the sea, the open sea."
"Well, that's pretty well said, though... more...