Crown and Anchor

Under the Pen'ant

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,259 / 257 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,115
Added to site: 2008.03.26
mnybks.net#: 20411
Origin: gutenberg.org
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omplained. "Never mind, though, Admiral! you can well afford to treat their mean conduct with the contempt it deserves; for everybody whose opinion is worth anything knows that Sir Charles Napier won his laurels as a brave and skilful commander long before the Reform Club was founded or the Crimean war thought of. Believe me, sir, history will yet do you justice."

"Ay! when I've gone to my last muster," growled out the old fellow huskily, in a sad tone, which sent a responsive chill to my heart. "But, that won't be your fault, Vernon. Thank you, my lad, I know you're not talking soft solder, so as to get to wind'ard of me, like those fellows in there. Longshore lubbers like those never recollect what a man may have done for his country in times gone by. They live only in the present; and, if a chap chances to make a mistake, as the best of us will sometimes, they fall on him like a pack of curs on a rat, and worry him to death, by George!"

"The idle gossip of the clubs need not affect you, sir,"

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