• It was Silver's voice, and before I had heard a dozen words, I would not have shown myself for all the world. I lay there, trembling and listening, in the extreme of fear and curiostiy, for, in those dozen words, I understood that the lives of all the honest men aboard depended on me alone.

    Robert Louis Stevenson (2015). “Annotated Treasure Island with English Grammar Exercises: by Robert Louie Stevenson (Author), Robert Powell (Editor)”, p.79, Powell Publications, LLC