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  • I was about to explain; but the ship's corporal who had first spoken to me at the entry-port and taken on to the captain the letter from Captain

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • Well, the man—Captain Smith they used to call him, and heaven only knows why, because he hadn’t the shadow or vestige of a right to be called ‘Captain’ or any other title—this Captain Smith said, ‘We’ll make it hot for you if you don’t stick by your friends, Major.

    Chapter 18

  • Notwithstanding that fact, "Hay," the second captain of Number Eight, did such marvellous shooting, that word presently came from Captain

    A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"

  • The captain came in with a light, bustling step, and, having shaken Mr. Chalk's hand with great fervour and acknowledged the presence of Captain

    Dialstone Lane, Part 3.

  • _Captain_, and the _Times_ had taken a vigorous part in it against the Admiralty authorities and in favour of Captain Coles.

    Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885

  • On reaching the Sea Devil, the abducted captain pointed out to Captain

    The Corsair King

  • After this _Williams_ came upon the Quarter-Deck, and saluted _Gow_ with Captain _Ferneau's_ sword, first striking it upon one of the guns, and saying, _Welcome Captain_ Gow, _welcome to your new

    Pirates

  • [Illustration] _Enter_ Captain O. _Captain O. _ Talking about the Colonel CRAMMERLY Party, eh?

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, July 30, 1892

  • Marion says there is only one thing to mar her happiness: she cannot have cavalry officers for groomsmen because almost all Mr. -- Captain Ray's (there I go making the same blunder that used to exasperate me so in Mr.. Turner last year: she _would_ speak of you as _Mister_ long after you were captain, only I knew she did it on purpose) -- _Captain_ Ray's friends are in the field and cannot be spared, but Mr. Blake is to be best man, and there will be plenty of other officers.

    Marion's Faith.

  • There was also one Mr. Backward-to-all-but-Naught, and he also was one of Lord Willbewill’s officers, and was the captain of the two guns that once were mounted on the top of Ear-gate; he also was cut down to the ground by the hands of Captain

    The Holy War

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