Master and Commander - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Stephen visits Mr. Florey, the surgeon, who has a large house on Mahon's cliff, over and above the harbor. Later, Stephen writes in his journal how Dillon appears to have become a real Catholic. He is alarmed by Dillon's diffidence to Aubrey and wishes them friends. In the midst of this, Jack interrupts Stephen's musing, demanding that he dress for a party at Mary Harte's. His request is interrupted by the entrance of a Montpellier snake. Upon its entrance, Jack jumps onto a chair, eventually coming down when he is persuaded by Stephen that the beast is not venomous. After the snake incident, they visit Mr. Brown from the dockyard where they play a Mozart B Flat Quarter.

Mrs. Harte was having a very big, grand party. Jack introduces Stephen to the Hartes after which many of the officers gather around Jack, noting...

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