All About Finch
The Horatio Hornblower Quiestionnaire: All About....?
NAME: Finch. Aloicious Beauvelet Finch (don't tell me mates, but
a frog in me past!)
LIVING ARRANGEMENT: 9th hammock from the larboard side, near Bunting
FAVORITE PASTIME: Like me name implies, I likes the top! Ye ken
fin me up
'ere enjoyin' the view! Sometimes I talks to God! He's in the
y'know! I know 'is word, Praise the Lord!
FAVORITE BOOK: Easy! The Bible! Ain't no tother really worth readin'
'less its somethin' on seamanship, mebbe, but I learnt most of
that by hand
not readin'. Reckon I don't need no book to know me trade, but
them green middies, like Mr. 'Ornbower do. Yep he ain't got the
opportunities we seamen got. He's got t'put up wi' all that officerin'
stuff. He's a good lad though! I likes Mr. 'Ornblower, I does!
THE BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: Breathin in the sea air from
t'gallant yard! Some mates don't care fer this high flyin' job,
but it's the
world t'me! Closer to God up 'ere! Get a bit o' His view, kinda!
THE WORST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: Oh well, when I been too honest
Styles! Cor, that man 'd soon as clamp ye one as look at ye!
FAVORITE SMELLS: Food smells! Yep, I like t'eat but never seem
Need some limes, me thinks, teeth feelin' a bit wobbley
WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU THINK WHEN YOU WAKE IN THE MORNING:
mornin's it's 'ard t'get up out o' the ol' 'ammock! Bones is slow
even when the bosun comes 'round wi' that starter o' his.
BATTLE: SCARY OR EXCITING: Might bit scary, but I does me bit
as best I
ken, Praise the Lord! Scariest time were when Mr. H fell from
EEee! I 'ad to jump in fer 'im from up there! Felt like a bleedin'
makin' that dive! Lucky I found 'im right away in the dark and
Couldn't do nothin' else though seein's how 'e were so kind when
I lost me
pistol after the Marie Gallant sunk! I were mighty thankful 'e
were so kind
about it. Yep, I sure was! Thank the Lord!
FAVORITE FOODS: Need some limes fer me wobbley teeth. Can't eat
wants on account of 'em and besides ain't gettin much t'eat as
it is just
now. But I don't blame the
Cap'n. His servant an' me is mates from way back, I know the Cap'n
fairin' much better'n us in the vittles department.
CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA: I 'ad me a bit o' chocolate oncet! It was
STORMS, COOL OR SCARY: A storm from the top yard is a fearsome
ye know the Lord. I just talks to 'im when I'm in that kind o'
He's kept me til now! I got nowt t'fear. When it comes time fer
the Lord'll come get me! He loves me y'see! An' I love Him!
FAVORITE DRINK: Rum! It's good fer what ails ye!
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
there was somethin' a body could take that would keep yer teeth
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
I'd like to
'ave all me teeth and nice bit o'tender juicy bullock! Roasted
me old mum used t'fix, an' a nice puddin'!
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN LOVE: Love me wife! Ain't seen 'er fer some
Wonderin' if and when I will. I've asked Matty to see 'er iffin'
make it 'ome some day
IS THE GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL: Half full cos I've sipped
It's a lovely glass o'rum!
WHAT'S IN YOUR ANXIETY CLOSET: Closet?
WHAT'S YOUR LOFTIEST DREAM: Ahhh, that one day I'll meet me Maker
say, Well done, thou good and faithful servant! And, Finch, I
pleased when ye saved young Hornblower! I knew ye wouldn't fail
WHAT'S YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE: Losin' me mates! Me ship! Me officers!
likes what I gots right now even thought supplies is a bit scarce.
rather be 'ere than on any t'other ship, fer sure!
WHAT DO YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU THAT YOU FEEL THEY DON'T:
Oh, that I love 'em, that I pray fer 'em. I think that's why the
me 'ere ye see!
WHAT OTHER HH CHARACTER WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ANSWER THIS QUESTIONNAIRE:
Hmmm. Well, ye know, I wish the Indy could talk! What would she
us, eh? I love 'er ! Indeed, I do!