Well, if a lot of mysterious niggers armed with all kinds of fearful weapons sud- denly took to traveling on the road between Deal and Gravesend, catching the yokels
right and left to carry heavy loads for them, I fancy every farm and cottage thereabouts would get empty very soon.
But yet I was a bit sorry for them, because I half believe they slunk into our little empty bar because each of them had a slight deformity; the sort of thing that some yokels
bawling in front of their booths, and yokels
looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
Seeing that you go from town to town, I ween you can outdo a poor country yokel
I would see one of the clumsy bovine-creatures who worked the launch treading heavily through the undergrowth, and find myself asking, trying hard to recall, how he differed from some really human yokel
trudging home from his mechanical labours; or I would meet the Fox-bear woman's vulpine, shifty face, strangely human in its speculative cunning, and even imagine I had met it before in some city byway.
I have a notion that I sat there staring and listening like a yokel
at a play.
In simple taste and homely inclination this much-travelled map was more simple and homely than the veriest yokel
And, translating the word yokel
for the benefit of the ladies, I apprehend your meaning to be, that this attempt was not made by a countryman?
Then "joyriding yokels
, illegitimate 18th century European aristocracy".
Sous chef David Taylor hit back at Coren after the writer branded Brummies "bumpkins, yokels
, and one-eyes" in a dispute sparked by his condemnation of the city's culinary offering.
I'm sure Billy will look back on his experience there and appreciate that it helped him get where he is today" YOKELS
& TEUCHTERS PAGES 54&55
50pm Travelling conmen Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm convince naive country folk that demons are making mischief in their villages - and then charge the gullible yokels
for getting rid of the phoney beasts.