What happened to those three men on board an American armed vessel a few years ago, quite within your memory, White-Jacket; yea, while you yourself were yet serving on board this very frigate, the Neversink? … Have a care, lest you come to a sad end, even the end of a rope; lest with a black-and-blue throat, you [are] … put to bed forever … when my own brother, who happens to be dwelling ashore … is at liberty to call personally upon the President of the United States, and express his disapprobation of the whole national administration.