I skimmed around for the watchman, a- wondering whereabouts he slept; and by and by I found him roosting on the bitts
forward, with his head down between his knees.
"You'll find it knockin' about by the bitts
," Leach said, sitting down on the edge of the bunk in which I was concealed.
It 'uz pow'ful hot, deckhan's en roustabouts 'uz sprawled aroun' asleep on de fo'cas'l', de second mate, Jim Bangs, he sot dah on de bitts
wid his head down, asleep--'ca'se dat's de way de second mate stan' de cap'n's watch!--en de ole watchman, Billy Hatch, he 'uz a-noddin' on de companionway;--en I knowed 'em all; en, lan', but dey did look good!
There was no withstanding Daylight when he vaulted on the back of life, and rode it bitted
I was a man, a god, and the very elements rendered me allegiance as I bitted
them to my will.
There is a way to drain it off, after it has grained, by putting clay into the pans; bitt
it isn’t always practised; some doos and some doosn’t.
One man I noticed fetch up, head on and square on, with the starboard bitt
. His head cracked like an egg.
'They know Arnold Bitts
is funny, they know Arnold Bitts
knows he's funny and that's why they didn't have to laugh a lot.' Oh Arnold; it was so the opposite and that's why they didn't laugh.