Unformatted text preview: following the execution of King Louis XVI and his queen, Marie Antoinette, in 1793. the sailing master the navigation officer. Saul's . . . the comely young David This allusion compares Claggart's deadly envy of Billy Budd to King Saul's envy of David after he creates a name for himself as a warrior and threatens Saul's heroic stance before his subjects (I Samuel 18:6–13). the Saxon strain characterized by blond hair, fair skin, and blue eyes. seventy-four the number of guns on a medium-sized battleship. shrouds and backstays ropes that connect the side and stern of the ship to the mast and act as stabilizers. Spithead a strait between the Isle of Wight and southern England near Portsmouth....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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