I had a big stick ready cut for to gib him deuced
good beating when he did come - but Ise sich a fool dat I hadn't de heart arter all - he look so berry poorly.
You'd have been a deuced
deal more wakeful in the cold, I'll engage.
A burst of passion is a fine rousing thing upon occasion, Helen, and a flood of tears is marvellously affecting, but, when indulged too often, they are both deuced
plaguy things for spoiling one's beauty and tiring out one's friends.
Well," said Tom, getting up in something as like a huff as he was capable of, "it's deuced
hard that when a fellow's really trying to do what he ought, his best friends'll do nothing but chaff him and try to put him down.
Dobbin came in presently, cautioned him about the drink, which he only took, he said, because he was deuced
low; but when his friend began to put to him clumsy inquiries, and asked him for news in a significant manner, Osborne declined entering into conversation with him, avowing, however, that he was devilish disturbed and unhappy.