cap'n Mike emerged from the shack waving what seemed to be a shirt.
I was just down watching her—she's asleep in cap'n Sinnett's bunk.
Around one o'clock cap'n Mike returned to Spindrift and reported a friendly conversation with the houseboaters.
The cap'n sent me down to see if everything was all right on this side.
"cap'n Bill got 'round lively 'nough once, when he had two meat legs," she said.
Anyway, you done all you could, cap'n Jack, and nobody can't do no more.
cap'n Aaron Sproul arrived at the town office next morning in a frame of mind distinctly unamiable.
"Aunt Elkins might think she could make a home with us," said the cap'n, pondering.
Now, I should think, cap'n, that Miss Eustacia had about as much in her head that comes from books as anybody about here?
"He's done tuck the trail, cap'n," called back one of the men.