Hals


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Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)

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The whole world seemed to Ray Pearson to have become alive with something just as he and Hal had suddenly become alive when they stood in the corn field stating into each other's eyes.
I didn't promise my Minnie anything and Hal hasn't made any promise to Nell.
I must catch Hal and tell him," he kept thinking, and although his breath came in gasps he kept running harder and harder.
When he came to the fence at the edge of the road and confronted Hal Winters, all dressed up and smoking a pipe as he walked jauntily along, he could not have told what he thought or what he wanted.
Hal Winters jumped a ditch and coming up close to Ray put his hands into his pockets and laughed.
As the form of Hal Winters disappeared in the dusk that lay over the road that led to Winesburg, he turned and walked slowly back across the fields to where he had left his torn overcoat.
And when, in addition to this, the worn- out huskies pulled weakly, Hal decided that the orthodox ration was too small.
Hal awoke one day to the fact that his dog-food was half gone and the distance only quarter covered; further, that for love or money no additional dog-food was to be obtained.
His wrenched shoulder-blade, untreated and unrested, went from bad to worse, till finally Hal shot him with the big Colt's revolver.
Charles and Hal wrangled whenever Mercedes gave them a chance.
Charles and Hal begged her to get off and walk, pleaded with her, entreated, the while she wept and importuned Heaven with a recital of their brutality.
Hal had traded off his revolver, so he took the axe and knocked Billee on the head as he lay in the traces, then cut the carcass out of the harness and dragged it to one side.
With the dogs falling, Mercedes weeping and riding, Hal swearing innocuously, and Charles's eyes wistfully watering, they staggered into John Thornton's camp at the mouth of White River.
They told us up above that the bottom was dropping out of the trail and that the best thing for us to do was to lay over," Hal said in response to Thornton's warning to take no more chances on the rotten ice.
That's because you're not a fool, I suppose," said Hal.