I guess we'll never let you go, Matt
," he whispered, as though even the dead, lovers once, must conspire with him to keep her; and brushing by the graves, he thought: "We'll always go on living here together, and some day she'll lie there beside me.
Come on, Matt, lend a hand," the newcomer called the dog-musher, who had followed him into the ring.
Matt took hold of White Fang, ready to pull when Cherokee's jaws should be loosened.
Scott, you can't break 'm apart that way," Matt said at last.
This accomplished, he pried gently and carefully, loosening the jaws a bit at a time, while Matt, a bit at a time, extricated White Fang's mangled neck.
Black Matt and Tom Morrisey merely held on to each other and lifted their clumsy-booted feet in what seemed a grotesque, elephantine dance.
And I marvelled at Black Matt and Tom Morrisey, sprawled over the table, arms about each other's necks, weeping lovingly.
Now, although I had been eager to see Black Matt kill Tom Morrisey that morning, I did not care to furnish to the dancers the spectacle of a knife sticking in my back.
If it's yer luck to ever make 'Frisco once more, will you hunt up Matt McCarthy?
I nodded my head, but said, "We'll all win back to San Francisco, Leach, and you'll be with me when I go to see Matt McCarthy.
A boy came here t'other day asking for a job, and said his name was Matt
, and when we asked him his surname he said he'd never heard that 'a had any surname, and when we asked why, he said he supposed his folks hadn't been
Wat I've seen, young Bert I've seen, Sissie and Matt
, Tom what's called after me, and Peter.