disoblige

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So he began to talk smartly to them; told them that I was a very considerable owner of the ship, and that if ever they came to England again it would cost them very dear; that the ship was mine, and that he could not put me out of it; and that he would rather lose the ship, and the voyage too, than disoblige me so much: so they might do as they pleased.
Thus, as a short conclusion up to this point, perhaps the most concise and eloquent explanation would be as follows: although there is no way to completely transpose the depth and meaning of each word used in a descriptive passage from any novel, the versatility of visual and musical means available to filmmakers "can provide a wealth of alternative ways to convey the intricacies of the source text, and therefore disobliges a simplistic comparative cataloging across the two media" (Boozer 2008: 9).