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bland
used in Treasure Island

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lacking stimulating characteristics — especially in the flavor of food
  • I got her through my old friend, Blandly, who has proved himself throughout the most surprising trump.
    Chapter 7 — I Go to Bristol (18% in)
  • At that I gave up all attempts at commentary and read straight on: Blandly himself found the HISPANIOLA, and by the most admirable management got her for the merest trifle.
    Chapter 7 — I Go to Bristol (24% in)
  • There is a class of men in Bristol monstrously prejudiced against Blandly.
    Chapter 7 — I Go to Bristol (26% in)
  • John Trelawney Postscript—I did not tell you that Blandly, who, by the way, is to send a consort after us if we don't turn up by the end of August, had found an admirable fellow for sailing master—a stiff man, which I regret, but in all other respects a treasure.
    Chapter 7 — I Go to Bristol (50% in)
  • 10 The Voyage ALL that night we were in a great bustle getting things stowed in their place, and boatfuls of the squire's friends, Mr. Blandly and the like, coming off to wish him a good voyage and a safe return.
    Chapter 10 — The Voyage (1% in)
  • I told him it was a question not of weeks but of months, that if we were not back by the end of August Blandly was to send to find us, but neither sooner nor later.
    Chapter 18 — Narrative Continued by the Doctor: End of the First.... (58% in)
  • And there was Silver, sitting back almost out of the firelight, but eating heartily, prompt to spring forward when anything was wanted, even joining quietly in our laughter—the same bland, polite, obsequious seaman of the voyage out.
    Chapter 33 — The Fall of a Chieftain (**% in)
  • Well, to make a long story short, we got a few hands on board, made a good cruise home, and the HISPANIOLA reached Bristol just as Mr. Blandly was beginning to think of fitting out her consort.
    Chapter 34 — And Last (82% in)

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