On the contrary, it seemed, that mainly at Steelkilt’s instigation, they had resolved to maintain the strictest peacefulness, obey all orders to the last, and, when the ship reached port, desert her in a body.
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The group is accused of instigating the violence in the area.
She does not think the current leadership will instigate significant social reform.