Most needful to a man at sea, his wine, woman and what little of song there may be in him, all from this life-givin' liquid. Any pirate ship strivin' to be worthy o' the name runs on rum. 'Tis terrible for all, when the rum be gone, and precious few things any pirate won't do, oft time an' agin, to avoid letting that come to pass. 'Tis one o' the few things for which a man would be forgiven pound tradin' wi' the Catholics.