I'd do as much for our Jimmy
any day if I had a spire of hair worth selling.
, ain't you scared to come so far west?
Here, you all--Mammy, Jimmy
, Polly, Sukey--glad to see Mas'r?
Then we sent them home under Brigadier-General Fanny Marsh; then the Lieutenant-General and I went off on a gallop over the plains for about three hours, and were lazying along home in the middle of the afternoon, when we met Jimmy
Slade, the drummer-boy, and he saluted and asked the Lieutenant-General if she had heard the news, and she said no, and he said:
He had a noble new skeleton--the skeleton of the late and only local celebrity, Jimmy
Finn, the village drunkard--a grisly piece of property which he had bought of Jimmy
Finn himself, at auction, for fifty dollars, under great competition, when Jimmy
lay very sick in the tan-yard a fortnight before his death.
It seemed to him that life was but a trouble, at best, and he more than half envied Jimmy
Hodges, so lately released; it must be very peaceful, he thought, to lie and slumber and dream forever and ever, with the wind whispering through the trees and caressing the grass and the flowers over the grave, and nothing to bother and grieve about, ever any more.
The other prodigy Jimmy
told us about was the younger son of a chief, who, although but just turned of ten, had entered upon holy orders, because his superstitious countrymen thought him especially intended for the priesthood from the fact of his having a comb on his head like a rooster.
There was a sound of scuffling, broken by squeaks from Jimmy
of the high voice.
The door's been forced with a jimmy
," said the porter.
Hollis and Colin Short whiled away many an hour inventing schemes for surmounting the obstacle presented by the barrier cliffs, and making ridiculous wagers as to which one Tom Billings had in mind; but immediately we were all assured that we had raised Caprona, Billings called us together.
1890, or at what weight Jimmy
Britt fought Battling Nelson, or who was welter-weight champion of the United States in '68, and you'll get the correct answer with the automatic celerity of a slot- machine.
Take off your lead, Jimmy
, and go over and help Smith.