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how many barrels if spermaceti whale oil are on the John Howland?

1,400 barrels

1

when does the John Howland reach the Sandwich Islands?

November 8, 1841

2

what does Manjiro compare to the sails of the ship?

great wings

3

who is described as "an honest and fair-minded man, pious and plainspoken"?

Captain Whitfield

4

who communicate's Captain Whitfield's request for Manjiro to accompany him to America?

Denzo

5

who say "perhaps you should take the advice of your pillow"?

Jusuke

6

who wrote the poem Manjiro quotes to Goemon?

Longfellow

7

what does Manjiro believe is the meaning of the poem?

people can do great things in their lives

8

who does Goemon think are the only people who can do great things?

shoguns, daimyo, and captains

9

what does Manjiro believe he will have a chance to have if he goes with Captain Whitfield?

a chance to learn, see the world, and have a father

10

who are the two gods who created Manjiro's home island?

Izanami & Izanagi