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"Why, darn my eyes," says the old man, with a grin; "darn my eyes if the saffron-coloured son of a seltzer lemonade ain't asking me in to take a drink.
"All right, darn you!" Daylight grunted, driving in spurs and quirt again and again.
Before long, therefore, the groups on the mattresses and the groups on the chairs were all in communication with each other, and Mary Datchet, who had begun to darn stockings again, stooped down and remarked to Ralph:
Davy did not say "darn" this time, even in thought.
"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!"
The caballeros say they do not want to have hidalgos setting up in opposition to them, particularly squire hidalgos who polish their own shoes and darn their black stockings with green silk."
Darn it, I am still proud, so strangely is man compounded.
When I think of the fun, an' scrapes, an' good times Bill an' me has had together, I could darn near hate you, Saxon, sittin' there with your hand in his."
Putting on his old coat, full of darns and patches, he ran out of the house without another word.
So I have got his things in order, and knit heels into two pairs of the socks, for they were boggled out of shape with his queer darns. Nothing was said, and I hoped he wouldn't find it out, but one day last week he caught me at it.
"The darned cuss." Bill spoke gravely and slowly, with no hint of the anger that was raging within.
She was ashamed of the very patches and darned places of which she had been so proud at home.