A dono whether A wull or not, nor A dono whether A hey it or not; but ef aall the receipts in Europe wur burnt, d my blood, but A'll stick to my father-in-laa." "Your father-in-law may be proud of you," said the Colonel. "By h , A'll back you en that," said the fellow nodding his head, and looking round him confidently. "By h , A say that, too!"

"A say, Sam," said the Presbyterian, "bring your son-in-laa wuth you." "An' I say that, too," exclaimed the drunken ruffian "A say that; A do. A'm married to his daughter; an' A say stull, that d my blood, bit A'll stick to my father-in-laa! That's the point!" and again he nodded his head, and looked round him with a drunken swagger: "A'll stick to my father-in-laa! A'll do that; feth, A wull!"*

"By Jing, sir," said Jackson, "All say nothin' aginst my father-in-laa, an' A don't care who teks it well or ull. "You appear to be a hardened, drunken wretch," observed the Colonel. "Will you be civil enough to show your last receipt for rent?" "Wull A show it?

"And I am sorry to be compelled to add," continued the Colonel, "that you may be equally proud of your father-in-law." "A say, right agane! D me, bit A'll back that too!"and he nodded confidently, and looked around the room once more. "A wull, d my blood, bit no man can say agane it. A'm married to his daughter; an', by the sun that shines A'll still stan' up for my father-in-laa." "Mr.