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Usage examples for mutineer

  1. " Then you will be treated as a mutineer and run the risk of being shot without the benefit of a drum- head court- martial," said the captain; whereupon the men backed off, thrust their hands into their pockets and looked at him and at one another. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  2. Fine sea- captain you are, you young mutineer, laying abed at cockcrow! – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  3. No less clearly he saw how easy it would be for a mutineer to hit it. – Project Gutenberg, Dialstone Lane, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  4. In proof of this, says Bligh, Christian, when the boat was drifting astern, was asked by Bligh if this treatment was a proper return for his commander's kindness, to which the mutineer answered, That, Captain Bligh, that is the thing. – The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
  5. " You're a mutineer, Calhoun, but your ship has given us victory. – No Defense, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  6. He has married a daughter of Charles, and grand- daughter to the late Fletcher Christian, whose descendants, as captain of the gang, might be induced to claim superiority, and which, probably, might be allowed by general consent, had they but possessed a moderate share of talent; but it is stated that Thursday October and Charles Christian, the sons of the chief mutineer, are ignorant, uneducated men. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  7. Burr, being well prepared and in readiness, anticipating an assault, with a celerity for which he was remarkable, smote the arm of the mutineer above the elbow, and nearly severed it from his body, ordering him, at the same time, to take and keep his place in the line. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  8. Certain it is that no admiral of the British fleet had ever to perform two such acts in one day as receiving the submission of a French admiral and offering thanks to the captain of a British man- of- war whom, while thanking, he must at once place under arrest as a mutineer. – No Defense, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  9. But now had I been the traitor and mutineer thou hast dubbed me I could have taken full advantage of the humour of my corsairs. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  10. She rested against Mutineer, who looked around to see who was taking this insulting liberty with a Kentucky gentleman. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  11. These two men had accompanied a chief, who was the tayo, or sworn friend, of Churchill, and having died without children, this mutineer succeeded to his property and dignity, according to the custom of the country. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  12. In ten minutes' time every mutineer in the ship was in irons. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  13. You're nothing but a mutineer and a pirate. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
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