Three trips were made by the old salt to the cook's gallery.
But the old salt left in charge of the schooner was equal to the occasion.
The old salt chuckled, and had his eye to the piece immediately.
The old salt removed his tarpaulin, scratched his bald head, and said only two.
He rang the bells correctly, and handled the wheel like an old salt.
“Young gentlemen should not be inquisitive,” laughed the old salt.
"And the officers too," replied the old salt, hitching up his trousers.
How far is this cave of yours, you are taking us to, old salt horse?
“Why, it were well-nigh enough to make an old salt cry,” saith Ned.
It was a bad day for a landsman,—a bad day even for an old salt.