Tobin


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Noun1.Tobin - United States economist (1918-2002)
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Tobin and me, the two of us, went down to Coney one day, for there was four dollars between us, and Tobin had need of distractions.
So, to Coney me and Tobin went, thinking that a turn at the chutes and the smell of the popcorn might raise the heart in his bosom.
At a little six by eight stall Tobin halts, with a more human look in his eye.
Tobin gives her ten cents and extends one of his hands.
Tis Katie Mahorner she has references with," whispers Tobin to me in a loud voice to one side.
Tis wonderful how she knows," says Tobin as we walk to the pier.
Tobin hammers his neck, and the women squeal, and by presence of mind I drag the little man out of the way before the police comes.
Tobin tried to plead guilty, feeling the desire to blow the foam off a crock of suds, but when he felt in his pocket he found himself discharged for lack of evidence.
In passing by, Tobin kicks her foot without intentions, and, being polite to ladies when in drink, he tries to give his hat a twist while apologising.
Presently Tobin grabs my arm and says, excited: "Jawn," says he, "do ye know what we're doing?
The way Tobin put it,it did seem to corroborate the art of prediction, though it looked to me that these accidents could happen to any one at Coney without the implication of palmistry.
Tobin, the care-taker, was murdered, and the thieves got away with seven thousand pounds.