asked Magdalen, putting the question as a chance means of increasing her scanty stock of information on the subject of Captain Wragge.
I had my trifle of money, and I had my pick, and I picked the captain -- I did.
I long to look upon that captain
as a maid longs for her lover's kiss.
At last in strode the captain
, slammed the door behind him, without looking to the right or left, and marched straight across the room to where his breakfast awaited him.
Without seeking to reconcile what was contradictory between Captain
Nemo's manifest aversion to islands and continents, and his invitation to hunt in a forest, I contented myself with replying:
Here are sixty thousand," replied Phileas Fogg, handing the captain
a roll of bank-bills.
Bonneville, therefore, altered his whole arrangements.
The honest captain
is full of vexation on his own account, and solicitude on account of Mr.
There was not the smallest appearance of solicitude or remark about them in the Mansion-house; but it was different at the Cottage: the young couple there were more disposed to speculate and wonder; and Captain
Wentworth had not been above four or five times in the Miss Musgroves' company, and Charles Hayter had but just reappeared, when Anne had to listen to the opinions of her brother and sister, as to which was the one liked best.
But I wish I could give here the pictures, coloured and racy, which Captain
Nichols' vivid narrative offered to the imagination.
had their senior sergeant called in, and in a stern voice asked him to what regiment he belonged, who was his commanding officer, and by what right he allowed himself to claim quarters that were already occupied.
We are all pilots here, Captain
, and I know every inch of these waters.
In these enlightened times, Captain
Helding, we only believe in dancing tables, and in messages sent from the other world by spirits who can't spell
The old captain
held out a sinewy hand to Anne; they smiled at each other and were friends from that moment.
He, looking over the side, saw, in his own words, 'the captain
come sailing round the corner of the nearest cargo-shed, in company with a girl.