Once upon a time," said the Linnet, "there was an honest little fellow named Hans.
Little Hans had a great many friends, but the most devoted friend of all was big Hugh the Miller.
Nelson, immigrant, Swede by birth and carpenter by occupation, had in him that Teutonic unrest that drives the race ever westward on its great adventure.
shouted Blockhead- Hans
, singing so that the echoes were roused far and near.
did not speak so softly but the horseman heard it all, and said, 'Well, friend, why do you go on foot then?
The night was stiflingly hot, and as Hans
Breitmann and I passed him, dragging our bedding to the fore-peak of the steamer, he roused himself and chattered obscenely.
When Thornton's partners, Hans
and Pete, arrived on the long-expected raft, Buck refused to notice them till he learned they were close to Thornton; after that he tolerated them in a passive sort of way, accepting favors from them as though he favored them by accepting.
, one of French Frank's sailors, was into a skiff and pulling rapidly for the north shore.
Schmidt, young neighbor, full of sentiment, full of poetry, loves Gretchen, Gretchen loves him.
That he might make his appearance before his mistress in the true style of a cavalier, he borrowed a horse from the farmer with whom he was domiciliated, a choleric old Dutchman of the name of Hans
Van Ripper, and, thus gallantly mounted, issued forth like a knight- errant in quest of adventures.
The Councillor boldly declared the time of King Hans
to be the noblest and the most happy period.
Sally appeared for a moment, with instructions from her mother that father was to amuse the children while she got tea ready; and Athelny began to tell them one of Hans