Next day he was drunk, and he went to Judge Thatcher's and bullyragged him, and tried to make him give up the money; but he couldn't, and then he swore he'd
make the law force him.
Cathcart got beastly wet, and you should have seen what a stew he was in because he'd
put on a beautiful white suit and it got spoilt.
If it had been a boy he'd
have ranted because it wasn't a girl.
invent that, I'll be bound; let a nigger alone for that, any time.
He was Kentucky born, but he'd
been in the West for years.
Of course, there was no explanation he could give except that he'd
gone off with a woman.
We heared tell as he'd
sold his own land to come and take the Warrens, and that seemed odd for a man as had land of his own, to come and rent a farm in a strange place.
It ain't o' no use, sir,' said Sam, again and again; 'he's a malicious, bad-disposed, vorldly-minded, spiteful, windictive creetur, with a hard heart as there ain't no soft'nin', as the wirtuous clergyman remarked of the old gen'l'm'n with the dropsy, ven he said, that upon the whole he thought he'd
rayther leave his property to his vife than build a chapel vith it.
Summun had run away from me - a man - a tinker - and he'd
took the fire with him, and left me wery cold.
Harry wishes to God he'd
never had anything to do with the woman.
You must have encouraged Cyrus a little in the beginning or he'd
never have been so persevering," said Felicity unjustly.
been like he is most times he'd
have throwed himself into one of his tantrums and roused th' house.