Joe Gargery, was more than twenty years older than I, and had established a great reputation with herself and the neighbours because she had brought me up "by hand.
She was not a good-looking woman, my sister; and I had a general impression that she must have made Joe Gargery marry her by hand.
Joe Green went on very well; he learned quickly, and was so attentive and careful that John began to trust him in many things; but as I have said, he was small of his age, and it was seldom that he was allowed to exercise either Ginger or me; but it so happened one morning that John was out with Justice in the luggage cart, and the master wanted a note to be taken immediately to a gentleman's house, about three miles distant, and sent his orders for Joe to saddle me and take it, adding the caution that he was to ride steadily.
Joe turned my head, and the next moment we were going at a round gallop toward the house of the master brick-maker.
Joe was to become capable very soon of turning out pictures that old gentlemen with thin side-whiskers and thick pocketbooks would sandbag one another in his studio for the privilege of buying.
That's all right for you, Dele," said Joe, attacking a can of peas with a carving knife and a hatchet, "but how about me?
On this twenty-fifth of March, it was John Willet's pride annually to settle, in hard cash, his account with a certain vintner and distiller in the city of London; to give into whose hands a canvas bag containing its exact amount, and not a penny more or less, was the end and object of a journey for Joe
, so surely as the year and day came round.
His name was Joe
Welling, and his fa- ther had been a man of some dignity in the commu- nity, a lawyer, and a member of the state legislature at Columbus.
Ferguson had a servant who answered with alacrity to the name of Joe
Louder cheers drew her attention to it, and she saw Joe
seated on a stool still clad in the bath robe, his short chestnut curls within a yard of her eyes.
Between 1 May, when she stepped off the train, and 16 May, when she received Eddy Moore's letter containing the information that he had found her a post as stenographer in the office of Joe
Rendal, it had changed Mary Hill quite remarkably.
My name's Dawson, Joe
Dawson, an' I'm tryin' to scare up a laundryman.