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The cockswain had made his arrangements for the combat, with much more method and philosophy than any other man in the vessel.
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The truth, together with its portentous consequences, now began to glare across the faculties of the cockswain.
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At length, the cockswain found a pair of handsomely mounted pistols, a sort of weapon with which he seemed quite familiar.
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But it would seem the wary cockswain had a motive for this apparently inconsiderate desperation.
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At this moment of appalling apprehension, the cockswain exhibited the calmest resignation.
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And after that Cockswain Ham and his gallant crew came aboard, and the life-boat was hoisted up on deck.
And we will back the cockswain to any amount, though he was then only fifteen, and probably did not weigh more than five stone.
Ordering his 301 boat's crew to give way with all their might, he directed the cockswain to run for the punt of the negro.
Christy would not wait to hear any more, but ordered the cockswain to go ahead again.
A working boat of two or four oars, with the coach for a cockswain, is used for this purpose.

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