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1

The call for Ralph to be chief.

"Let him be chief, the one with the trumpet thing."

2

Ralph's rule about the conch.

"I'll give the conch to the next person to speak...and he won't be interrupted. Except by me."

3

Ralph's attitude towards the meetings changing.

"This meeting must not be fun but business."

4

Jack's reasons for being chief.

"I ought to be chief.", said Jack with a simple arrogance, "Because I'm chapter chorister and head boy and I can sing C sharp."

5

Jack's excitement about rules.

"We'll have rules! ... and if anyone breaks them-"

6

Jack and Ralph's differing rules about choosing a chief.

"I'm chief. I was chosen."
"Why should choosing make any difference?"

7

Jack feeling the conch to be unnecessary.

"We don't need the conch...it's time some people knew they've got to keep quiet."

8

Description of Jack's power as a tribal chief.

"Power lay in the brown swell of his forearms, authority sat on his shoulders and chattered in his ear like an ape."