Finally Virginia arose to seek the crude couch which had been spread for her in one of the sleeping rooms of the long-house.
The dwellers in the long-house extended every courtesy to Ninaka and his crew.
When the men had come close to the landing one of them gave a low signal, and presently a native came down from the long-house.
Suppose we should be unable to find our way to the long-house?
When he thought that they were out of hearing of the long-house he hailed the two.
Shortly after day break Ninaka beached his prahu before the long-house of a peaceful river tribe.
The native on shore returned to the long-house without replying.
At the long-house which harbored Ninaka and his crew, Barunda and Bulan stopped with theirs to obtain food and rest.
It was a good moon, and the boat continued on her course till she came to the Dyak village where they had visited the long-house.
For a time after they departed Sing Lee fretted and fidgeted upon the verandah of the long-house.