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Then they put on me the gorgeous robe and rowed me to land, where I was placed on the horse and led to the palace.
Though we were yet far from Goa, we expected to arrive there on the next morning, and rowed forward with all the diligence we could.
This "scabby one" rowed at the oar as a slave of the Grand Signor's for fourteen years, and when over thirty-four years of age, in resentment at having been struck by a Turk while at the oar, turned renegade and renounced his faith in order to be able to revenge himself; and such was his valour that, without owing his advancement to the base ways and means by which most favourites of the Grand Signor rise to power, he came to be king of Algiers, and afterwards general-on-sea, which is the third place of trust in the realm.
In accordance with their master's instructions the blacks manned a canoe and rowed across.
The sailors rowed on, and the coxswain made for the floating barrel.
A similar signal replied to him; and five minutes after, a boat appeared, rowed by four men.
So saying, he leaped into a boat, desiring to be rowed on board the Pharaon, where M.
We let the ships run before the gale, but the force of the wind tore our sails to tatters, so we took them down for fear of shipwreck, and rowed our hardest towards the land.