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Then the butchers saw that they must meet craft with craft; and they said to him, "Come, brother butcher, if you would sell meat with us, you must e'en join our guild and stand by the rules of our trade.
Whereupon, having sold all his meat, he left his horse and cart in charge of a friendly hostler and prepared to follow his mates to the Mansion House.
He sold more meat for one penny than we could sell for three; and he gave extra weight to whatsoever lass would buss him.
He investigated and appropriated the feathered headdress, and then he prepared to get down to business, for Tarzan of the Apes was hungry, and here was meat; meat of the kill, which jungle ethics permitted him to eat.
Now, I would fain be a butcher for the day and sell my meat in Nottingham Town.
Next, he opened his stall and spread his meat upon the bench, then, taking his cleaver and steel and clattering them together, he trolled aloud in merry tones:
Three pennyworths of meat I sell to a fat friar or priest for sixpence, for I want not their custom; stout aldermen I charge threepence, for it doth not matter to me whether they buy or not; to buxom dames I sell three pennyworths of meat for one penny for I like their custom well; but to the bonny lass that hath a liking for a good tight butcher I charge nought but one fair kiss, for I like her custom the best of all.
The Bug and I escaped, and I hid in the wildest places, and became a hunter of meat and went hungry no more.
His little body rounded out with the meat he now ate; but the food had come too late for her.
Hunting herself for meat, up the left fork of the stream where lived the lynx, she had followed a day-old trail of One Eye.
They may return with much meat," he quavered hopefully.
Even so, with much meat," she continued, more harshly than before.
With evidences of great discomfort, and even pain, he would crawl toward the pot and drag himself slowly to his knees, from which position he could reach into the receptacle and seize a piece of meat.
It was evident to Tarzan that the old fellow would eat until he died, or until there was no more meat.
With those words, Miss Sally put the meat away and locked the safe, and then drawing near to the small servant, overlooked her while she finished the potatoes.