It was easy to see that he was much more at home in mufti than in uniform.
I imagine your excellency has obtained a dispensation from the mufti?
But in vain the Mufti, and the Patriarch, and the Pope flout at your past traditions.
He'd expected his tone of authority to be enough, even though he was in mufti.
People passed in and out, but nobody spoke to the sailor in mufti.