EPILOGUE: THE FINDING OF THE DIAMOND
2. CHAPTER II
On reaching our port I there learnt, for the first time,
the reason these passengers had for seizing their opportunity
of escaping from the ship. I could only make the same statement
to the authorities which I have made here. They considered me
to blame for allowing the discipline of the vessel to be relaxed.
I have expressed my regret on this score to them, and to
Since that time, nothing has been heard to my knowledge of the three Hindoos.
I have no more to add to what is here written.