More Pirate Tropes: TREASURE ISLAND, p. 76

Treasure Island, Chapter XI (“What I Heard in the Apple Barrel”):

  • “Flint was cap’n; I was quartermaster, along of my timber leg. The same broadside I lost my leg, old Pew lost his deadlights. It was a master surgeon, him that ampytated me — out of college and all — Latin by the bucket and what not; but he was hanged like a dog, and sun-dried like the rest, at Corso Castle.”

Every Single Pirate Trope In Existence

Treasure Island, p. 72:

And the parrot would say, with great rapidity “Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!” till you wondered that it was not out of breath, or till John threw his handkerchief over the cage.

 

 

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