There'll be nothin' to house-keep on till I can save up some more. "'Yes, we can, too, says she. 'I don't keer if yeh ain't got so much as a piece o' bale-rope. "'But yer paw? "'I don't keer, says she, very hard-like, a-stampin' her foot. 'He can like it or lump it.

"Drink it, sir hot rum an' a slice o' lemon nought like it drink it. Lord, Mr. Vereker, sir 'ere be a go sure-ly!" he exclaimed, smiling and nodding, as I sipped the fragrant beverage. "Awhile agone comes an 'orse into the yard, a-stampin' and a-neighin', so up I jumps and looks out o' winder. 'Lord, old woman, I sez, 'yonder's Mr.

He was a very restless gentleman, sir, a-walkin' and a-stampin' all the time he was here. I was waitin' outside the door, sir, and I could hear him. At last he outs into the passage, and he cries, 'Is that man never goin' to come? Those were his very words, sir. 'You'll only need to wait a little longer, says I. 'Then I'll wait in the open air, for I feel half choked, says he.

"Well, Jim," said his mother finally, "you do be grinnin' foine ivery toime you come in, and a lot of wet you're bringin' with you, too, a-stampin' the snow off on the floor. You'll remimber that toimes are changed. Wanst it was old men as had the rheumatism, but now b'ys can have it, to say nothin' of colds and sore throats and doctors' bills. You'll stay in now.

"I use ter ride erlong wid Marse Tom ter co'te 'er," he said, "en de gent'men wuz a-troopin' ter see her in vayous attitudes. Dey buzzed roun' 'er de same ez bees, but she ain' had no eyes fer none 'cep'n Marse Tom." At that instant the door opened, and Rindy rushed in, breathlesly pursuing Eugenia. "Miss Chris is pow'ful riled," she announced, "an' Marse Tom is a-stampin' roun' same ez er bull.

He was a very restless gentleman, sir, a-walkin' and a-stampin' all the time he was here. I was waitin' outside the door, sir, and I could hear him. At last he goes out into the passage and he cries: 'Is that man never goin' to come? Those were his very words, sir. 'You'll only need to wait a little longer, says I. 'Then I'll wait in the open air, for I feel half choked, says he.