The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Adventure by Jack London:|
"But you've broken the recruiting laws," Sheldon said, when the new
recruits had marched away to the barracks. "The licenses for the
Flibberty and the Emily don't allow for one hundred and fifty.
What did Burnett say?"
"He passed them, all of them," she answered. "Captain Munster will
tell you what he said--something about being blowed, or words to
that effect. Now I must run and wash up. Did the Sydney orders
"Yours are in your quarters," Sheldon said. "Hurry, for breakfast
is waiting. Let me have your hat and belt. Do, please, allow me.
There's only one hook for them, and I know where it is."