1 HE'S a bad un; but there's worse that put him on.
2 That ain't bad for a man before the mast--all safe in bank.
3 As for the scheme I had in my head, it was not a bad one in itself.
4 I observed the doctor sniffing and sniffing, like someone tasting a bad egg.
5 In the meantime, there was no doubt of one thing; they kept an infamous bad watch.
6 He had been well brought up, had Dick, before he came to sea and fell among bad companions.
7 I know you are a good man at bottom, and I dare say not one of the lot of you's as bad as he makes out.
8 His eyebrows were very black, and moved readily, and this gave him a look of some temper, not bad, you would say, but quick and high.
9 For thirty years," he said, "I've sailed the seas and seen good and bad, better and worse, fair weather and foul, provisions running out, knives going, and what not.
10 Anderson's ball--for it was Job that shot him first--had broken his shoulder-blade and touched the lung, not badly; the second had only torn and displaced some muscles in the calf.
11 I thought this was a very bad sign, for up to that day the men had gone briskly and willingly about their business; but the very sight of the island had relaxed the cords of discipline.
12 And indeed bad as his clothes were and coarsely as he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who sailed before the mast, but seemed like a mate or skipper accustomed to be obeyed or to strike.
13 But as I was certain I should not be allowed to leave the enclosure, my only plan was to take French leave and slip out when nobody was watching, and that was so bad a way of doing it as made the thing itself wrong.
14 All at once there began the most horrid, unearthly screaming, which at first startled me badly, though I had soon remembered the voice of Captain Flint and even thought I could make out the bird by her bright plumage as she sat perched upon her master's wrist.
15 He was not only useless as an officer and a bad influence amongst the men, but it was plain that at this rate he must soon kill himself outright, so nobody was much surprised, nor very sorry, when one dark night, with a head sea, he disappeared entirely and was seen no more.