49 follows 48 green 60 92 73 But on board the seventy-four ——//——
in which Billy now swung his
hammock, ^ very little in the conduct ^ manner of
the men and nothing obvious in the
demeanor of the officers would have
suggested to an ordinary observer
that the Great Mutiny was a recent

event. In their general hearing and
conduct the commissioned officers of a
war-ship naturally take their tone from
the commander, that is if he have that
ascendency of character that ought to
be his.
49 follows 48 green 60 92 73 But on board the seventy-four ——//——
in which Billy now swung his
hammock, ^ very little in the conduct ^ manner of
the men and nothing obvious in the
demeanor of the officers would have
suggested to an ordinary observer
that the Great Mutiny was a recent

event. In their general hearing and
conduct the commissioned officers of a
war-ship naturally take their tone from
the commander, that is if he have that
ascendency of character that ought to
be his.

Transcribed by: John Bryant