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big John

n. the police; a police officer. Big John took her in and hit her with a vice rap.
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Placing the Ancient Mariner in a nook of safety, and setting Big John to unlashing the remaining boat and hooking on the falls, he sent Kwaque into the hold to fill kegs of water from the scant remnant of supply, and Ah Moy to clear out the food in the galley.
Ah Moy found need to get more food from the galley, when Daughtry, Kwaque, and Big John swung their weight on the falls, one at a time, and hoisted the port boat, one end at a time, over the rail and swung her out.
We might almost chance it," Daughtry was debating aloud to Big John, when a new voice entered the discussion.
Shoving clear, they roughly stored the supplies and dunnage out of the way of the thwarts and took their places, Ah Moy pulling bow- oar, next in order Big John and Kwaque, with Daughtry (Cocky still perched on his shoulder) at stroke.
Barely had they rowed a dozen strokes, when an exclamation from Big John led them to follow his gaze to the schooners forecastle- head, where the forecastle cat flashed across in pursuit of a big rat.
Dag Daughtry, who had kept always foot-loose and never married, surveyed the boat-load of his responsibilities to which he was anchored--Kwaque, the Black Papuan monstrosity whom he had saved from the bellies of his fellows; Ah Moy, the little old sea-cook whose age was problematical only by decades; the Ancient Mariner, the dignified, the beloved, and the respected; gangly Big John, the youthful Scandinavian with the inches of a giant and the mind of a child; Killeny Boy, the wonder of dogs; Scraps, the outrageously silly and fat-rolling puppy; Cocky, the white- feathered mite of life, imperious as a steel-blade and wheedlingly seductive as a charming child; and even the forecastle cat, the lithe and tawny slayer of rats, sheltering between the legs of Ah Moy.
As big John flung himself upon him, the archer ducked under the great red hands that clutched for him, and, catching his man round the thighs, hurled him over his shoulder--helped as much by his own mad rush as by the trained strength of the heave.
xxx WILSON John Memories of a much loved nephew and cousin and also Big John.
I saw three Welsh icons - Cardiff Castle, the National Gallery - home to Rodin's bronze sculpture The Kiss - and big John Hartson.
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Big John admitted before his recent loan spell with Norwich City that he may consider calling it at day if if didn't work out with the Canaries.
Big John, however, has the whole tent thing going on, which is okay if you're weak.
The youth service say they listen to young people, so can they please listen now: keep big John at Central.
Celtic have a lot of Welsh fans and the entertainment is hoped to help Big John and Bellamy feel at home in Scotland.
But when you consider that for most of those matches Big John has either been inebriated or ejected, it takes the shine off my victory somewhat.