Captain Brand of the Centipede

a pirate of eminence in the West Indies, his loves and exploits together with some account of the singular manner by which he departed this life
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Harper , New York
Statementby Harry Gringo (H. A. Wise) ; with illustrations
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 2775
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination299 p.
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Open LibraryOL15167663M

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Title: Captain Brand of the "Centipede" A Pirate of Eminence in the West Indies: His Love and Exploits, Together with Some Account of the Singular Manner by Which He Departed This Life.

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Harry Gringo is a pseudonym of Henry Augustus Wise (–) author and United States Navy officer born in Brooklyn, New York. The Wise family moved to Virginia and his Naval career began in as a midshipman. Henry served in the U.S.-Mexican War as a Lieutenant on board the razee Independence seeing action in the Gulf of California.

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Biography. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to George Stewart Wise and Catherine Wise family moved to Virginia and his Naval career began in as a midshipman.

Henry served in the U.S.–Mexican War as a lieutenant on board the razee Independence, seeing action in the Gulf of dedicated his consequent naval. No living centipede (or myriapod) can shoot an acid spray. Some insects, however, can. For instance, wood ants (of the Formica rufa group) can spray formic acid from their abdomen up to 12 cm away (Löfqvist, ).

The devil-rider stick insects (genus Anisomorpha) can shoot terpenes from glands on their thorax (Meinwald et al., ). Last but. It takes a strong personality, ruthless cunning, and a silver tongue to keep a gang of bandits in line. The bandit captain has these qualities in spades. In addition to managing a crew of selfish malcontents, the pirate captain is a variation of the bandit captain, with a ship to protect and command.

To keep the crew in line, the captain must mete out rewards and punishment on a. The psychologist George Humphrey referred to the tale in his book The Story of Man's Mind: "No man skilled at a trade needs to put his constant attention on the routine work", he wrote.

"If he does, the job is apt to be spoiled". He went on to recount the centipede's story, commenting, "This is a most psychological rhyme. Get ready, you’re about to see if this centipede bite is WORSE than all of the stings Coyote has encountered!

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