The Open Boat The Open Boat
By Stephen Crane ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 4) The waves grew stronger. They always seemed about to break over the little boat. The coast... The Open Boat

By Stephen Crane
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 4)

The waves grew stronger. They always seemed about to break over the little boat. The coast was still far away. The sailor said: “Boys, the boat won’t last three minutes more, and we’re too far out to swim. Shall I take her to sea again, captain?”

“Yes! Go ahead!” said the captain. The sailor turned the boat and took her safely out to sea again.

“It’s funny those life-saving people haven’t seen us,” one of the men said.

“Maybe they think we’re fishin...

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