good -- I tell you, Tom, I was most scared to death; I'd a bet anything it was a STRAY dog.
not what I intend - that's
not what I mean
Aye, aye; go that way of a dark night, that's
all," said Mr.
And I'll not deny neither but what some of my people was shook--maybe all was shook; maybe I was shook myself; maybe that's
why I'm here for terms.
Blood and thunder, Sir Pathrick, mavourneen," thinks I to mesilf, "fait it's jist the mother's son of you, and nobody else at all at all, that's
the handsomest and the fortunittest young bog-throtter that ever cum'd out of Connaught
Lynde dearly loved to be asked for advice--"I'd just humor her a little at first, that's
what I'd do.
Whatever he likes that's
present,' rejoined Squeers, in a most unusual burst of generosity.
The truth of the statement touched me in the pit of the stomach(you know that's
the spot where emotion gets home on a man) for it was borne upon me that really and truly I was nothing but a second officer of a ship just like any other second officer, to that constable.
An' so that's
why I come ter tell ye that as long as it's only pride an' et--et-somethin' that's
keepin' Pollyanna from walkin', why I knew you WOULD ask Dr.
I signed myself Glasspool, care of Hickey, 38, Conduit Street; that's
my tailor, and after sending the wire I went round and told him what to expect.
But just you wait till Charley Long gets his hands on him, that's
the way with these people, ma'am; give 'em a apron full of coals to-day, and they'll come back for another, the day after to-morrow, as brazen as alabaster.
my writing," added Tom, laying on the table a copy of the list he had made yesterday.
But I won't say anything more about it, if you'll promise not to cry, that's
all; and you take the baby that's
a lighter weight, and give me little Jacob; and as we go along (which we must do pretty quick) I'll give you the news I bring, which will surprise you a little, I can tell you.
If a man is a nice fellow, that's
the only principle I go upon.