Such mutiny is like fire sputtering in the ship's powder-room.
The gunner then put wet blankets on the bulk head of the powder-room, and so saved it from destruction.
In his hand the priest could see a piece of binding cord drawn taut as if fastened to something under the powder-room's floor.
To reach the powder-room, which is always situated in the after-part of a vessel, was easy.
I have searched, as you call it—that is, I have crawled through the hold as far as the powder-room.
As for us, we steered off, to clear away the lumber from our powder-room, as we had nothing left to charge our guns with.
But mutiny in a Robespierre Convention, above all,—it is like fire seen sputtering in the ship's powder-room!
I ordered the boatswain to assist the gunner; and by 10 o'clock the powder-room was clear.