Why was Jim haunted by nightmares in Treasure Island?

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When the old sea captain first came to stay at the Admiral Benbow Inn, he was quite silent and kept to himself. Jim noticed he would scan the area regularly with his spyglass, and eventually the captain asked Jim to keep a lookout for "a seafaring man with one leg." The old man paid Jim "a silver fourpenny" at the beginning of each month to keep watch for such a stranger. Because Jim took that duty seriously,...

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