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Macey, who felt very well satisfied with this attack on youthful presumption; "you're right there, Tookey: there's allays two 'pinions; there's the 'pinion a man has of himsen, and there's the 'pinion other folks have on him.
but the old gentleman and you are two folks," said Ben Winthrop.
But there's folks 'ud hold a sieve under the pump and expect to carry away the water.
Then, sir, if I may speak--as, for all I'm a woman, and there's folks as thinks a woman's fool enough to stan' by an' look on while the men sign her soul away, I've a right to speak, for I make one quarter o' the rent, and save another quarter--I say, if Mr.
Maurs, and such-like folk, have led armies and made laws time out of mind; but those noble families would be somewhat astounded--if the accounts ever came to be fairly taken--to find how small their work for England has been by the side of that of the Browns.
However, gentle reader, or simple reader, whichever you may be, lest you should be led to waste your precious time upon these pages, I make so bold as at once to tell you the sort of folk you'll have to meet and put up with, if you and I are to jog on comfortably together.
You know what folks are: they think themselves the most important things on the map.
I don't approve," he says, fierce, "of folks keeping great, fat, ugly, bad-tempered yellow dogs that are a nuisance to all.
Dame Eliza looked doubtfully at him, as though fearing some other stratagem, but, as he made no demand for ale, she finally brought the paints, and watched him as he smeared on his background, talking the while about the folk round the fire.
For three hundred years my folk have swinked and sweated, day in and day out, to keep the wine on the lord's table and the harness on the lord's back.
Cornelia divides all the folks in the world into two kinds-- the race that knows Joseph and the race that don't.
Folks complain that they die at the top and get ragged-looking.
But I'm sure, when I see you to-morrow, I'll have just a common home and folks that do care all ready for you.
I guess all our old folks was fighters when it comes to that.
Some one of the Folk saw me and uttered a warning cry.