Good-tempered Tim, the waggoner, who loved his horses, had his grudge against Alick in the matter of corn.
Nancy declared that Tim the waggoner knew a song and was "allays singing like a lark i' the stable," whereupon Mr.
`And your brother, Tiny Tim. And Martha warn't as late last Christmas Day by half-an-hour.'
So Martha hid herself, and in came little Bob, the father, with at least three feet of comforter exclusive of the fringe, hanging down before him; and his threadbare clothes darned up and brushed, to look seasonable; and Tiny Tim upon his shoulder.
'Is my brother in his room, Tim
?' said Mr Cheeryble, with no less kindness of manner than he had shown to Nicholas.
fetches her down once every thirty knots as regularly as breathing."
From the crowd beneath the winner was variously addressed: "Give it baok, you dog!" "Hang on to it, Tim
!" "You won fair, Timmy!" "Give it back, you dirty robber!" Abuse unprintable as well as friendly advice was hurled at him.
Lacy told me he got some once from a croaker uptown and fed 'em to his girl in soda water.
So he remained on exhibition until spring, when one Tim
Keenan, a faro-dealer, arrived in the land.
I put her down on the floor, and there Tim
began rowing with her.
was baffled; I was as exact as himself, and quicker.
he combed the surface with his fingers, raking out handfuls of gravel.