The Question and Answer section for Kidnapped is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
David is completely diappointed in everything he see, particularly the identity of his uncle. The house is barren, his uncle is mean..... not at all what he expected.
If I had been some years younger, what with shame, weariness, and...
This means that u havent read anything
The Captain made David think he could trust him. In order to get him aboard the ship, he misled David by telling him his uncle was up to something.... his ruse succeeded.