"Darn me if I couldn't eat em," said the man, with a threatening shake of his head, "and if I han't half a mind to't!"
"Who d'ye live with - supposin' you're kindly let to live, which I han't made up my mind about?"
Mas'r Davy,' he added; answering, as I think, my look; 'you han't no call to be afeerd of me: but I'm kiender muddled; I don't fare to feel no matters,' - which was as much as to say that he was not himself, and quite confounded.
I'm in good employ, you know, Mas'r Davy, and I han't no way now of spending what I gets.
If you know all this, you sir,' getting, as he spoke, between the visitor and the door, 'why han't
you gone to Lawyer Lightwood?'
I said, You let the Bible alone: you've got a jest- book, han't
you, as you're rare and proud on?
It's enough to make one mad to hear volks talk; if I was going to marry myself, then she would ha reason to cry and to blubber; but, on the contrary, han't
I offered to bind down my land in such a manner, that I could not marry if I would, seeing as narro' woman upon earth would ha me.
After he had done, he says to her, 'Now han't
you picked my pocket?' She jested with him, and told him she supposed he had not much to lose; he put his hand to his fob, and with his fingers felt that his purse was there, which fully satisfied him, and so she brought off his money.
I spect they's the kind, though they han't
never had no practice.
I'll pound it that you han't
,' replied Sikes, with a bitter grin.
got no treacle," said the old woman, crossly, whereupon there followed a sharp dialogue between the two women in their unknown tongue, and one of the small sphinxes snatched at the bread-and-bacon, and began to eat it.
"Bleeged to ye for hearin' on me, and now ole Sojourner han't
got nothin' more to say'.