'I got back home quick as I could,' he said, 'and relates the proceedings to Gentleman.
'I don't know what you are saying,' said the traveller.
Jim said we could take deck passage on a steamboat now, and the money would last us as far as we wanted to go in the free States.
Jim was awful disappointed, but I said never mind, Cairo would be the next place, I reckoned.
No high ground about Cairo, Jim said. I had forgot it.
He only said
, "Um," in a kind of a disappointed way, and didn't take no more intrust.
To be sure, he said, they are to receive what we owe them, and an enemy, as I take it, owes to an enemy that which is due or proper to him-- that is to say, evil.
Surely, he said, a man may be expected to love those whom he thinks good, and to hate those whom he thinks evil.
Among the good company which had attended in the hall during the bone-setting, Mrs Honour was one; who being summoned to her mistress as soon as it was over, and asked by her how the young gentleman did, presently launched into extravagant praises on the magnanimity, as she called it, of his behaviour, which, she said, "was so charming in so pretty a creature." She then burst forth into much warmer encomiums on the beauty of his person; enumerating many particulars, and ending with the whiteness of his skin.
He kissed it again and again, and said it was the prettiest muff in the world.
'Threepence,' said I, 'when I spin, and fourpence when I work plain work.'
poor gentlewoman,' said she again, laughing, 'what will that do for thee?'
Den deh mug he squared off an' said he was fine as silk wid his dukes
"Dat bloke was a dandy," said Pete, in conclusion, "but he hadn' oughta made no trouble.
And suppose I said
to that venerable earl, "My Lord, I am here before your lordship, presented by your lordship's near kinsman, my friend upon my left, to indicate that programme;" what would his lordship answer?