Now, if I sawght yehs tryin
' work me fer drinks, wouldn' buy damn t'ing!
If yer don't know de guy, and he's tryin' to do de Johnny act, say de word, and I'll call a cop in t'ree minutes.
"De lady says dat she's on to de fact dat gals is dead easy when a feller comes spielin' ghost stories and tryin' to make up, and dat's why she won't listen to no soft-soap.
God knows I's ignorant an' poor; but," she added, "I knows what you an' Miss Davidson is tryin
' to do.
"Well," at length spoke the tattered man, "there ain't no use in our stayin' here an' tryin
' t' ask him anything."
Why, I see 'm tryin
' to tell me sometimes so hard that he almost busts.
Yer hands don't shake, and yer eyes don't look as if ye was tryin
' ter hold back the Angel o' Death himself, when you're jest doin' yer DUTY, Mr.
"He ain't tryin' his hardest, an' Red-head's just bustin' himself."
"The judges are tryin' to make him give the money back," Bert explained.
"It's jest no use tryin
' to keep Miss Eva here," he said to Mammy, whom he met a moment after.
I've overheard enough to make me think he's tryin
' to get her to run off with him." Hanson, to fit his own ends, hit nearer the truth than he knew.
"My father he run his packet, an' she was a kind o' pinkey, abaout fifty ton, I guess, - the Rupert, - he run her over to Greenland's icy mountains the year ha'af our fleet was tryin
' after cod there.
' to tell you-all because I thought you-all ought to know,' says the tenderfoot.
My name's Dawson, Joe Dawson, an' I'm tryin
' to scare up a laundryman."
"There's a whole lotta people tryin
' to mess with your mind," she sings, in "Feel Good." "When you were just a little child they filled you in with every sin they could find/Tellin' you it's wrong to want my good lovin'/One way for you to know for sure/Does it feel good baby?