He was one of these broken-down Eton or 'Arrer fellers
, folks said.
s 'mazin' tempted to act ugly sometimes, when fellers
will cut up such shines as dat ar Mas'r Haley; he an't no gen'l'man no way; anybody's been raised as I've been can't help a seein' dat ar.
An' I thought first I'd ha' ferrets an' dogs, an' be a rat-catcher; an' then I thought as I should like a bigger way o' life, as I didn't know so well; for I'n seen to the bottom o' rat-catching; an' I thought, an' thought, till at last I settled I'd be a packman,--for they're knowin' fellers
, the packmen are,--an' I'd carry the lightest things I could i' my pack; an' there'd be a use for a feller
's tongue, as is no use neither wi' rats nor barges.
Wery much obliged to you, old fellers
,' said Sam, ladling away at the punch in the most unembarrassed manner possible,
I was by me door las' night when yer sister and her jude feller
came in late, oh, very late.
You've nigh slep' the clock around, young feller
," was the greeting.
A nice, quiet--hic--goodhearted young feller
like me, an' his daddy can't go to Europe--hup
When old Osborne first heard from his friend Colonel Buckler (as little Georgy had already informed us) how distinguished an officer Major Dobbin was, he exhibited a great deal of scornful incredulity and expressed his surprise how ever such a feller
as that should possess either brains or reputation.
To this remonstrance Mr Chuckster deigned no other answer, than addressing Kit with a lofty and distant air as 'young feller
,' and requesting him to cut and come again with all speed.
Yer jest one little feller
amongst a hull lot of others, and yeh've got to keep quiet an' do what they tell yeh.
I think 't if a feller
he'ps another feller
when he's in trouble, and don't cuss, and don't do no mean things, nur noth'n' he ain' no business to do, and don't spell the Saviour's name with a little g, he ain't runnin' no resks--he's about as saift as he b'longed to a church.
Tell me, Joe -- HONEST, now, old feller
-- did I do it?