There came a time, however, when the young men of the vicinity said: "Dat Johnson goil is a puty good looker." About this period her brother remarked to her: "Mag, I'll tell yeh dis!
I see he had a still on an' I didn' wanna giv 'im no stuff, so I says: 'Git deh hell outa here an' don' make no trouble,' I says like dat! See?
Fellow-critters: I'se ordered here to say dat you must stop dat dam noise dare.
Who dat? Den preach to him yourself, sullenly turning to go.
"But looky here, Huck, who wuz it dat 'uz killed in dat shanty ef it warn't you?"
Ole missus -- dat's Miss Watson -- she pecks on me all de time, en treats me pooty rough, but she awluz said she wouldn' sell me down to Orleans.
let me alone for dat
. Missis let Sally try to make some cake, t' other day, jes to larn her, she said.
"Lady," he said, "dat
gent on de oder bench sent yer a song and dance by me.
How far me deserve deir good-will, me no say; but dis me can say, dat
me never design anyting but to do dem good.
"You's jealous, Roxy, dat
's what's de matter wid you, you hussy--yah--yah--yah!
I had a big stick ready cut for to gib him deuced good beating when he did come - but Ise sich a fool dat
I hadn't de heart arter all - he look so berry poorly."
"I done heah, Massa Tom, dat
yo' all's gwine off on a long trip once mo'.