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How to crimp

Poignard

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How to crimp?

What you have to do is get yourself a boarding house on the quay, induce Jack to stay there when he pays off a ship, keep him drunk until his money's all gone, then deliver him to an outward bounder in return for a cash payment.
 

Hydrozoan

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How to crimp?

What you have to do is get yourself a boarding house on the quay, induce Jack to stay there when he pays off a ship, keep him drunk until his money's all gone, then deliver him to an outward bounder in return for a cash payment.
:) Or, I believe, impress Jack into military (army as well as navy) service, like press-ganging but done not by the Impress Service but by commercial agents - a variant of your last point.
 
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