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And the bunch he's got with him — Watson and Gorman their names are; they came in after you left — real sea-dogs, middle-aged, marred and battered, tough as rusty wrought-iron nails and twice as dangerous; real ugly customers, with guns in their belts, who don't strike me as just the right sort to be on such comradely terms with Swithin Hall.
I could only listen to the two sea-dogs, and show my manhood by drinking with them, fairly and squarely, drink and drink.
The first English names on the Atlantic Coast were Virginia and Cape Fear, though neither virginity nor fear "was a commodity held in much repute among those sea-dogs," Mr. Stewart remarks.
And so the two old sea-dogs chatted on, while their companions dropped off one by one, and only Amyas remained.
The Spaniards in her yielded without a blow, crying “Misericordia;” and the negroes, leaping overboard, swam ashore like sea-dogs.
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