Occasionally, he pauses to throw a hand-full of rocks at the poor ship, as if being in the ice field weren't trouble enough.
Of course it is the duty of any father to find gifts for his children while he is travelling. Additionally, there are others that I wish to find the perfect gifts for that must be considered, and I have a variety of things in mind at present, so to speak. I shall endeavour today to bundle up and leave the Gamble house long enough to purchase the things that I require to send some gifts back home.
Perhaps this afternoon?