of, pertaining to, or characterized by percussion.
2.)ac·qui·esce page 231
to assent tacitly; submit or comply silently or without protest; agree; consent: to acquiesce halfheartedly in a business plan.
3.)in·dig·ni·ty Page 231
an injury to a person's dignity; slighting or contemptuous treatment; humiliating affront, insult, or injury.
Obsolete. disgrace or disgraceful action.
4.)imploringly Page 231
in a beseeching manner; "'You must help me,' she said imploringly"
A Quote is "you must not misunderstand this, Mr. Hayden. Hart did not give a damn about Aldrich and pamphlets. this was a message to the crew."
I thought that this was a significant quote because he flogged (whiped) an inncoent man. And he dose it send a message to the crew that who ever think of talking to or help Mr. Hayden will be flogged.