It don't look well, now, for a feller
to be praisin' himself; but I say it jest because it's the truth.
wanted his gallus-buckles, and so he--"
You see, Jerry Moore was one of these slow, simple fellers
, and you could tell in a moment what a lot he thought of Gentleman.
Weller; 'they MUST be a soft sex--a wery soft sex, indeed--if they let themselves be gammoned by such fellers
An' I thought first I'd ha' ferrets an' dogs, an' be a rat-catcher; an' then I thought as I should like a bigger way o' life, as I didn't know so well; for I'n seen to the bottom o' rat-catching; an' I thought, an' thought, till at last I settled I'd be a packman,--for they're knowin' fellers
, the packmen are,--an' I'd carry the lightest things I could i' my pack; an' there'd be a use for a feller
's tongue, as is no use neither wi' rats nor barges.
A nice, quiet--hic--goodhearted young feller
like me, an' his daddy can't go to Europe--hup
I think 't if a feller
he'ps another feller
when he's in trouble, and don't cuss, and don't do no mean things, nur noth'n' he ain' no business to do, and don't spell the Saviour's name with a little g, he ain't runnin' no resks--he's about as saift as he b'longed to a church.
Tell me, Joe -- HONEST, now, old feller
-- did I do it?
Yer jest one little feller
amongst a hull lot of others, and yeh've got to keep quiet an' do what they tell yeh.
You've nigh slep' the clock around, young feller
," was the greeting.
And here have I been knocking about, year after year, from pillar to post, as if I was no more than the commonest feller
in the parish.
How would the count have borne his dearly loved daughter's illness had he not known that it was costing him a thousand rubles, and that he would not grudge thousands more to benefit her, or had he not known that if her illness continued he would not grudge yet other thousands and would take her abroad for consultations there, and had he not been able to explain the details of how Metivier and Feller
had not understood the symptoms, but Frise had, and Mudrov had diagnosed them even better?
Bime-by Thomas began to come up and so did the other feller
-- William Obadiah Seaman, his name was.
I was by me door las' night when yer sister and her jude feller
came in late, oh, very late.
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.