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wolf-trap, I’ll do my best to save you, short of perjury.”
Silver’s face was radiant. “You couldn’t say more, I’m sure, sir,
not if you was my mother,” he cried.
“Well, that’s my first concession,” added the doctor. “My second
is a piece of advice: keep the boy close beside you, and when you
need help, halloo. I’m off to seek it for you, and that itself will show
you if I speak at random. Good-bye, Jim.”
And Dr. Livesey shook hands with me through the stockade,
nodded to Silver, and set off at a brisk pace into the wood.