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One of the negroes, a big, good-natured fellow, who, on account of his unpronounceable African name, had been dubbed "Inkspot," was not to be found.
It seemed strange that Inkspot should have deserted the vessel, for it was a long way to the shore, and, besides, what possible reason could he have for leaving his fellow-Africans and taking up his lot among absolute strangers?
Inquiries about the deserter would provoke inquiries about the brig, and if Inkspot really wished to run away from the vessel, it would take a long time to find him and bring him back.
The big, good-natured African, known as Inkspot, had been on watch, and, being himself so very black that he was not generally noticeable in the dark, was standing on a part of the deck from which, without being noticed himself, he saw a person get over the taffrail and slip into the water.
When Inkspot went to his hammock, which he did very shortly afterwards, he reflected to the best of his ability upon what he had seen.
He must have gone to do something he ought not to do, and Inkspot could think of nothing wrong that Mr. Burke would like to do, except to drink whiskey.
Inkspot knew about the storehouse of the Rackbirds, but he did not know what it had contained, or what had been left there.
Now, it so happened that Inkspot knew a good deal about whiskey.
The consequence of this train of thought was that Inkspot determined that he would go on shore, the next night, and hunt for whiskey.
The days and nights went on, and in the course of time the _Miranda_ anchored in the harbor of Valparaiso; and, when this happened, Inkspot determined that now would be his chance to go on shore and get a good drink of whiskey-he had money enough for that.
Inkspot went off his watch at midnight, and he went into the water at fifty minutes to one.
Inkspot was very much at home in the water, and he could swim like a dog or a deer.
Inkspot did find a shop, and a dirty one it was-but they sold whiskey inside, and that was enough for him.
Inkspot had one glass, and then another, a third, and a fourth, and then his money gave out-at least, the man who kept the shop insisted, in words that any one could understand, that the silver the big negro had fished out of his dripping pockets would pay for no more drinks.
But Inkspot had had enough to make him happy.
It was two days before Inkspot got out of the hands of the police.
It was not long, however, before a good, strong negro like Inkspot found employment.
That night, with very little money in his pocket, Inkspot entered a tavern, a low place, but not so low as the one he had patronized on his arrival in Valparaiso.
The fourth man, as would have been evident to any one who understood Spanish, was a horse-dealer, and the conversation, when Inkspot entered the place, was entirely about horses.
But Inkspot did not know this, as he understood so few of the words that he heard, and he would not have been interested if he had understood them.

Examples of Inkspot

Example #1
This was a very depressing thing, under the circumstances, and it, almost counterbalanced the pleasure the captain felt in having started a letter on its way to his party in France.
Example #2
But all hands did not respond to the call.
Example #3
The crew had all worked together so earnestly and faithfully that the captain had come to believe in them and trust them to an extent to which he had never before trusted seamen.
Example #4
The right course was quite plain to every one.
Example #5
To remain at anchor, to send a boat on shore to look for the missing negro, would be dangerous and useless.