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The old seaman had expected me to come back a prodigy of learning; but was horrified to discover that I was puzzled how to make a carrick-bend, and had nearly forgotten the length of the _Psyche's_ main-top bowline.
"Now, Sir Jarvy, since you're veering out your Latin, _I_ should likes to know if you can tell a 'clove-hitch' from a 'carrick-bend?'"