By Gertrude Chandler Warner
Whereas traveling in an previous New England city, the Aldens research of a boat that was once misplaced at sea years in the past.
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By way of afternoon, their staff used to be complete with their paintings. They said again to the seashore the place Captain Bob was once directing a bunch of children raking the sand. “What else do we do? ” Henry requested the captain. Captain Bob driven again his cap. “Unless you could force a pick-up truck, now not a lot else. We’re shipshape right here. ” Benny tugged at the captain’s sleeve. “You imagine you’ll take your whale staring at boat out day after today? ” Jessie attempted to shush Benny, yet she was once too past due. back, the fellow regarded disillusioned while Benny pointed out the boat. “I instructed you, i've got paintings up the coast to do. I won’t be going out on my boat for awhile. ” Benny pulled down his sailor cap and attempted to not get dissatisfied. “Sorry,” he apologized. Captain Bob grew to become clear of the youngsters. He didn’t appear to wish the Aldens bothering him. Henry passed over the paintings gloves, brooms, and additional baggage with no asserting something to Captain Bob. He became to his brother: “Come on, Benny. Violet had a good suggestion in the course of the evening. Let’s see if we will locate the grave of the misplaced sailor from the Flying Cloud. Wouldn’t that be attention-grabbing? ” Captain Bob spun round and confronted the youngsters back. “Why don’t you youngsters get going—I’ve obtained paintings to do. ” Henry’s eyebrows went up. “All correct, Captain Bob,” Jessie acknowledged softly. The Aldens slowly walked towards town. They didn’t say something without delay. them all have been wondered. Benny kicked sand each few steps. “Why did Captain Bob get offended once we did an outstanding activity? ” Jessie shook her head. “I don’t understand, Benny. might be he was once up operating all evening and bought in a nasty temper. ” Henry positioned his arm round his more youthful brother. “Maybe he’s disappointed approximately wasting enterprise as a result of the hurricane. Mr. Pease turns out to love him, so let’s no longer say whatever. Jessie could be correct that he’s simply in a nasty temper from operating too difficult. ” “What approximately what that visitor acknowledged approximately Captain Bob final evening? ” Violet requested. Henry walked alongside. “You suggest that the museum curator says Captain Bob isn't any higher than a pirate? That’s most likely only a lot of speak. ” Violet rotated to take one other examine Captain Bob. He was once off within the distance placing up benches that had blown over. “I imagine it’s loads of speak, too. probably anyone he loves is buried within the cemetery and contemplating them dissatisfied him. ” Henry smiled at his sister. “Maybe you’re correct. We’ll be cautious and respectful whereas we’re there. ” the youngsters strolled towards a bluff that ignored town and the seashore. seashore plum timber covered the small highway that led as much as the cemetery. The Aldens have been quiet during this specific spot. The cemetery appeared very outdated. a number of the phrases at the gravestones have been worn away by way of time and climate. “It’s beautiful here,” Violet stated quietly. “You can see the city and the sea in each path. ” the kids walked to the very most sensible of the bluff. The oldest stones have been there. They stopped in entrance of a piece marked off through a rusting fence. an indication on it acknowledged: COFFIN family members Plot. Jessie learn the various granite markers. “Oh glance! There’s Emily Coffin’s headstone —1844–1879.