For some reason my mind has been drifting in and out of scenes from the film version of Mutiny On The Bounty.
With a very few exceptions Fletcher Christian had the best lines…
I believe I did what honour dictated and that belief sustains me, except for a slight desire to be dead which I’m sure will pass.
We need only persuade the British people of something they already know – that inhumanity is its poorest servant.
But I assure you, sir, that the execution of my duties is entirely unaffected by my private opinion of you.