The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
displayed toward the crew, nor would he countenance anything
further of the kind while he and Lady Greystoke remained
The captain was on the point of making an angry reply,
but, thinking better of it, turned on his heel and black and
scowling, strode aft.
He did not care to antagonize an English official, for the
Queen's mighty arm wielded a punitive instrument which he could
appreciate, and which he feared--England's far-reaching navy.
The two sailors picked themselves up, the older man assisting
his wounded comrade to rise. The big fellow, who was
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