Haikus from "Captains Courageous" by Rudyard Kipling

From a book categorized as Fiction / Sea Stories and 263 pages follows a description and a number of hidden haikus found in the book:

This vintage book contains Rudyard Kipling's 1897 novel, “Captains Courageous”. A fifteen-year-old boy called Harvey Cheyne Jr. is rescued by a Portuguese sailor in the North Atlantic. After refusing to deliver Harvey to the nearest port, the captain of the boat suggests that the boy join the crew on their fishing trip, which turns out to be full of adventures and travails. This book is highly recommended for those who have read and enjoyed other examples of Kipling's work, and it is well-deserving of a place on any bookshelf. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1897.

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"What'll sting him?" said
 Harvey, getting interested.
"Strawberries, mostly.

The loom of the oar
 kicked Harvey under the chin
and knocked him backward.

"Why, he's all covered
 with little crabs," cried Harvey,
turning him over.

"Happy birds that sing
 and fly Round thine altars, O
Most High!" "Come with me.

"There weren't nothin' wrong
 with Harve," said Uncle Salters,
descending the steps.

This with a somewhat
 anxious glance at Mrs. Cheyne.
"Oh, yes," Cheyne replied.

I don't say they're 'way,
 'way up, but I feel I'm 'way,
'way, 'way off, somehow.

"Well, I'm so's to be
 that kind o' animal called
second mate this trip.