Next," said the captain, "I learn we are going after treasure--hear it from my own hands, mind you.
I don't like them, sir," returned Captain Smollett.
The captain spoke quickly, the urgency of a great haste pressing his speech.
he repeated loudly, as the captain signaled him to be more soft spoken.
As soon as I perceived them go towards the shore, I imagined it to be as it really was that they had given over their search, and were going back again; and the captain
, as soon as I told him my thoughts, was ready to sink at the apprehensions of it; but I presently thought of a stratagem to fetch them back again, and which answered my end to a tittle.
When the captain
went out and he was left alone, suddenly he came to himself and realized the position he was in.
repeated the captain
, sternly confronting his wife as soon as he had contrived, by seating her, to place her face on a level with his own.
Oh, he don't want to be bothered with THAT," protested Captain
Jim, who was secretly dying to show it.
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.
I entered, and found Captain
Nemo deep in algebraical calculations of x and other quantities.
I told him that my husband was now come on board; that though we were both under the present misfortune, yet we had been persons of a different character from the wretched crew that we came with, and desired to know of him, whether the captain
might not be moved to admit us to some conveniences in the ship, for which we would make him what satisfaction he pleased, and that we would gratify him for his pains in procuring this for us.
Indeed, the captain
and his comrades had to be dependent on their Indian friends for almost every thing, for they had lost their tobacco and pipes, those great comforts of the trapper, and had but a few charges of powder left, which it was necessary to husband for the purpose of lighting their fires.
But in that slowly-grown intimacy of the sea, which in its duration and solitude had its unguarded moments, no words had passed, even of the most casual, to prepare him for the vision of his captain
associated with any kind of girl.
chid her for the conclusion of her speech, as an improper assurance in judging of her master's actions: for if his honour, or his understanding, would have suffered the captain
to make an alliance with Mrs Wilkins, his pride would by no means have admitted it.