That was why Fanfoa ordered his slave, Mauki, to be carried down and signed on for half a case of tobacco
advance, along with knives, axes, calico, and beads, which he would pay for with his toil on the plantations.
He was too occupied with his own vision, and vividly burned before him the sordid barrenness of a poorhouse ward, where an ancient, very like what he himself would become, maundered and gibbered and drooled for a crumb of tobacco
for his old clay pipe, and where, of all horrors, no sip of beer ever obtained, much less six quarts of it.
I give you fella one case tobacco
--my word, one case tobacco
I say, I took it out, and brought both that and the tobacco
with me to the table.
But on this occasion, as she had awakened in an uncommonly pleasant humor, and was further dulcified by her pipe tobacco
, she resolved to produce something fine, beautiful, and splendid, rather than hideous and horrible.
Know, O White Man, that it is because of thy kind, because of all white men, that my man and I have no meat in our old age and sit without tobacco
in the cold.
After an early breakfast at Morristown, the tobacco
pedlar, whose name was Dominicus Pike, had travelled seven miles through a solitary piece of woods, without speaking a word to anybody but himself and his little gray mare.
Must say you're almighty brash with your chewin' tobacco
," Long Jim grinned.
If this happened, and if he continued to smoke, curiosity might tempt them to follow the scent of tobacco
hanging on the stagnant air.
You used to carry your tobacco
in a rubber pouch," said Edna, picking up the pouch and examining the needlework.
is lighted, and your Majesty is already smoking your pipe," answered the Steward.
There was as many as one loafer leaning up against every awning-post, and he most always had his hands in his britches-pockets, except when he fetched them out to lend a chaw of tobacco
Thrusting his hand, then, into the bosom of this capacious receptacle, he first brought to light about a pound of tobacco
, whose component parts still adhered together, the whole outside being covered with soft particles of sea-bread.
He was filling his pipe as she spoke, and he dropped some of the tobacco
on the floor.
A few small coins, a thimble, and some thread and big needles, a piece of pigtail tobacco
bitten away at the end, his gully with the crooked handle, a pocket compass, and a tinder box were all that they contained, and I began to despair.