He has got himself made the head of a lodge, too, and holds Articles; but it's not bein' an Article-bearer that'll save him, an' he'll find that to his cost. But, indeed, Connor, the villain's a double thraitor, as you'd own, if you knew what I heard a hint of?" "Well, but you must lave him to God." "What do you think but I got a whisper that he has bad designs on her."
This mode of amusement was called waiting for the Article-bearer, or the Captain, for such was Bartle Flanagan, who now entered the house, and saluted all present with great cordiality. "Begad, boys," he said, "our four guards widout is worth any money. I had to pass the sign-word afore 'I could pass myself, and that's the way it ought to be.