Tom declared that "the old chap
broke down when they got as far as the fortune--that, as he liked the girl, he would have taken her with $75,000, but the highest offer he could get from him was $30,000.
These mean, soft chaps
, that you would think butter wouldn't melt in their mouths, were the ones to make a wom- an thoroughly miserable.
at Margit ought to 'ave tole me about it.
I only know that he was a quiet-living, decent sort of a chap
, but, as I put it to our young friend the newspaper man, he was a crank.
The most sure and most precautious chap
that ever handled niggers.
But thee be'est a poor broken-doon chap
,' said John, sadly, 'and God forgi' me for bragging ower yan o' his weakest creeturs
I don't want to bother you much with what hap- pened to me personally," he began, showing in this re- mark the weakness of many tellers of tales who seem so often unaware of what their audience would best like to hear; "yet to understand the effect of it on me you ought to know how I got out there, what I saw, how I went up that river to the place where I first met the poor chap
Twenty years ago to-night," said the man, "I dined here at 'Big Joe' Brady's with Jimmy Wells, my best chum, and the finest chap
in the world.
We was six mile from the town, when we meets an old square-headed gray-haired yeoman chap
, a-jogging along quite quiet.
An account of the work of both these men will be found in Goddard's "Psychology of the Normal and Sub-normal" (Kegan Paul, 1919), chap
How long will a few hundred pounds last such a chap
Thank ye, mister,' growled the man, a huge chap
in a red checked shirt, with a beard like W.
The fact is, you're such an infernally good chap
that something of this sort was bound to happen to you sooner or later.
I know writes to me about an extraordinary affair that happened on board his ship in that typhoon -- you know -- that we read of in the papers two months ago.
, sir,' said John, taking it out again after a time, and pointing at him with the stem, 'though he's got all his faculties about him--bottled up and corked down, if I may say so, somewheres or another--'